SEC POS AM Filing

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DEFINITION of 'SEC POS AM Filing'

A filing that is made by companies which have filed for registration with the SEC. SEC Filing POS AM is a filing which has post-effective amendments to provide updated prospectus information.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'SEC POS AM Filing'

A prospectus is a legal document that companies wishing to go public use to describe the securities that they are offering to investors. A prospectus is released for new issues of all types of securities – stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etc.

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