The SEC has changed its depository and amended its procedures for payment of fees under the federal securities laws, effective February 4, 2008. The designated lockbox depository has changed from Mellon Bank, N.A. to U.S. Bank, N.A. Wire transfer information for U.S. Bank, N.A. is set forth below. In addition, the SEC has clarified that fees may be paid by wire transfer or certified check (as well as by various other means) but may no longer be paid in cash or by personal check.
- Receiving Bank's Name: U.S. Bank
- Receiving Bank's ABA Number: 081000210
- Commission's Account Number at U.S. Bank: 152307768324
Companies frequently wire filing fees only shortly before filing a registration statement. To ensure that such filings are not rejected by the SEC, companies should make sure that they update the wire information as indicated above.