SEC Form 11-K

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DEFINITION of 'SEC Form 11-K'

A form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Used for annual reports, this form deals with employee stock purchases and savings plans with interests in securities registered under the Securities Act of 1933. A Form 11-K is required as a special annual report in addition to other annual reports (e.g. SEC Form 10-K) that may be filed by the security issuer.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'SEC Form 11-K'

Form 11-K is also known as the Annual Reports of Employee Stock Purchase, Savings, and Similar Plans Pursuant to Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 set forth requirements for the exchanges and broker-dealers in order to protect the investing public. These include registration, disclosure, proxy solicitations, and margin and audit requirements.

Related filings: SEC Form 10-K.

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