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SEC RIN: 3235-AM41 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Accelerated Filer Definition 

The Division is considering recommending that the Commission adopt changes to the "accelerated filer" definition in Exchange Act Rule 12b-2 that would have the effect of reducing the number of registrants that are subject to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404(b) attestation requirement. 

Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Independent agency 
CFR Citation: 17 CFR 240.12b-2    17 CFR 229.10(f)(1)    17 CFR 230.405   
Legal Authority: 15 USC 78e(h)    15 USC 78l    15 USC 78m    15 USC 78o(d)    15 USC 78w(a)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/29/2019  84 FR 24876   
NPRM Comment Period End  07/29/2019 
Final Action  04/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
John Fieldsend
Division of Corporation Finance
Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street NE,
Washington, DC 20549
Phone:202 551-3430