The System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR), is the system that issuers use to file public securities documents and information with the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA). The website, www.sedar.com is the official site that provides public access to issuer profiles and SEDAR public securities filings, together with the latest news about SEDAR.
The objective for making this information public is to enhance investor awareness of the business and affairs of issuers and to promote confidence in the transparent operation of capital markets in Canada. Achieving this objective relies heavily on the provision of accurate information to market participants.
SEDAR’s purpose is to:
- facilitate the electronic filing of securities information as required by the securities regulatory agencies in Canada;
- allow for the public dissemination of Canadian securities information collected in the securities filing process; and
- provide electronic communication between electronic filers, agents and the Canadian securities regulatory agencies