In response to the damage and disruption inflicted by Hurricane Sandy, the Securities and Exchange Commission has confirmed that it will extend the deadline for regulatory filings for publicly traded companies, investment advisors and other regulated entities.

The agency said that regulatory filings with original due dates between Oct. 29, when Sandy made landfall, and Nov. 20, would be pushed back, likely to Nov. 21, but only for entities in the New York, New Jersey and other areas whose reporting operations were directly impacted by the storm.

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