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EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering and Retrieval)

The Securities & Exchange Commission uses Electronic Data Gathering and Retrieval to transmit company documents such as 10-Ks, 10-Qs, quarterly reports, and other SEC filings, to investors.

EDGAR

Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval. An electronic system that the SEC uses to allow publicly-traded companies to make necessary filings more quickly and efficiently. Every publicly-traded company in the United States with an asset value greater than $10 million and more than 500 shareholders, as well as other companies listed on a major stock exchange, must use EDGAR to file its quarterly and annual reports and any other information it must submit to the SEC. Since its institution in 1996, filing efficiency has improved considerably.

EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval)

A Securities and Exchange Commission computer database utilized by companies to electronically transmit required SEC filings for securities offerings and disclosure statements.

Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval System (EDGAR).

EDGAR is an electronic database that contains all the corporate financial reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Any company with more than $10 million in assets and over 500 shareholders, or that is listed on a major exchange in the United States or quoted on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board (OTCBB) is required to file prospectuses, an annual 10-K -- or audited financial report -- three unaudited 10-Qs, notices of insider trades, tender offers, and other detailed company information.

Smaller companies may file voluntarily. You can access all EDGAR filings free of charge on the SEC website (www.sec.gov).

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Two subscription services will be offered through the EDGAR system.
Level I subscribers will be given a direct connection to the EDGAR system and overnight delivery of a magnetic tape containing all of the filings recorded during the previous day.
Simpson continued, "Mead Data Central plans to be the first electronic publisher to create a complete, timely and comprehensive information service of SEC filings using information from the EDGAR system.
Although Level I information will remain online in the EDGAR system for only three days, McGrane said Mead Data's product will be available for a much longer period of time.
Adding text management capability to the EDGAR system will give The SEC immediate electronic access to the database of SEC filings, such as 10-K, 10-Q, 13-D, and 14-D reports.
Earlier versions of the EDGAR system could not accept graphics or image material in HTML documents.
If as a registrant you choose to develop the in-house capability to file, you must obtain the necessary hardware and software, register with the SEC, install the software, sign up with CompuServe, and establish an initial online link with the EDGAR system.
XBRL, also known as interactive data, represents the most dramatic advance in financial communications since the adoption of the SEC's EDGAR system more than two decades ago.
These risks and uncertainties include: (a) whether IGIA and/or Tactica will obtain additional financing to operate and resolve its working capital deficiency, including post-petition administrative expense claims following Tactica's reorganization plan becoming effective on March 28, 2006 and other company liabilities; (b) whether IGIA will have adequate credit card processing capacity and terms with major credit card companies and a credit card processor upon which IGIA's direct response sales operation is dependent; (c) other factors set forth in IGIA's periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which may be reviewed by accessing the SEC's EDGAR system at www.
These risks and uncertainties include: (a) whether IGIA and/or Tactica will obtain additional financing to adequately operate and resolve post-petition administrative expense claims following Tactica's reorganization plan becoming effective on March 28, 2006; (b) whether IGIA will have adequate credit card activity processing capacity and terms with major credit card companies and a credit card processor upon which IGIA's direct response sales operation is dependent; (c) other factors set forth in IGIA's periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which may be reviewed by accessing the SEC's EDGAR system at www.