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SEC reopens comment periods for rulemaking releases

Defining Issues | October 2022

The affected comment periods cover 11 rulemaking releases and one request for comment due to a technological error.

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The reopening of the public comment periods was attributed to a technological error that resulted in several public comment letters submitted through the internet comment form not being received by the Commission. As such, the Commission is reopening the comment periods for the affected releases to ensure that all interested parties are able to comment. 


  • Press release: SEC Reopens Comment Periods for Several Rulemaking Releases Due to Technological Error in Receiving Certain Comments
  • All companies

Relevant dates

  • The reopened comment period for each proposal ends November 1, 2022.

Key impacts:

The reopening of the public comment periods was attributed to a technological error. Many of the affected comments were submitted in August 2022; however, the error is known to have occurred as early as June 2021.

To ensure that all interested parties can comment on the affected releases, the Commission is reopening the comment periods for both new and resubmitted comments for the following releases:

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