In its first fee rate advisory for fiscal year 2020, the SEC announced that filing fees applicable to securities registrations by public companies and other issuers will be increased by 7.1%: from $121.20 to $129.80 per million dollars. The new fee rate will take effect on Oct. 1, 2019, the first day of the U.S. government's 2020 fiscal year. The fee rate applies to securities registrations under Section 6(b) of the Securities Act, securities repurchases under Section 13(e) of the Exchange Act, and proxy solicitations and statements in corporate control transactions under Section 14(g) of the Exchange Act.

The full text of the SEC's press release announcing the fee rate advisory can be found here.

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