SEC Form 8-K

SEC Form 8-K defined: Form 8-K is the name of the Securities and Exchange Commission form on which a public company (or private company with publicly traded debt) must file to disclose any significant change or event to investors. Examples of events that require an 8-K Form to be filed are: a merger or acquisition, bankruptcy, departure of key executive, or notice of delisting. The SEC requires the an 8-K be filed within four days of the occurrence of the event.

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