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Canadian filings / Annual reports

Filings for non-USA companies trading on a USA exchange

International companies with securities traded in the USA must file reports with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC); the SEC is the national regulator.

All filings are found in the EDGAR database.

Most frequently referenced filings: 
20F - annual filing of non USA public parent companies that trades in the U.S.
10K - company's annual financials (THE major filing)
10Q - company's unaudited quarterly financials
8K - disclosure of unscheduled significant events
DEF 14A (Proxy Statement) - matters voted on at annual shareholders meeting
6K - filing by foreign issuers; contains information a foreign company issues to securities regulators, investors or stock exchange

Contents of a 10K

Item 1: Business
Item 2: Properties
Item 3: Legal Proceedings
Item 4: Mine Safety Disclosures
Item 5: Market for Securities
Item 6: Selected Financial Data
Item 7: Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A)
Item 7A: Market Risk
Item 8: Financial Statements
Item 9: Change in Accountants
Item 10: Directors & Executive Officers
Item 11: Executive Compensation
Item 12: Ownership
Item 13: Relations & Transactions
Item 14: Controls & Procedures
Item 15: Exhibits, Schedules, and Reports on Form 8-K
Signatures & Certifications