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Empresa Distribuidora y Comercial Norte (EDN)

Filed: 16 May 18, 4:56pm

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 16, 2018

UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 20-F/A

(Amendment No. 1)

ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017 Commission File Number: 001-33422

Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

Distribution and Marketing Company of the North S.A.

Argentine Republic

(Translation of Registrant’s name into English)

(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)

Avenida Del Libertador 6363

Ciudad de Buenos Aires, C1428ARG

Buenos Aires, Argentina
(Address of principal executive offices)

Leandro Montero

Tel.: +54 11 4346 5510 / Fax: +54 11 4346 5325 Avenida Del Libertador 6363 (C1428ARG)
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Chief Financial Officer

(Name, Telephone, E-mail and/or Facsimile number and Address of Company Contact Person)

Securities registered or to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class:

Name of each exchange on which registered

Class B Common Shares

New York Stock Exchange, Inc.*

American Depositary Shares, or ADSs, evidenced by American Depositary Receipts, each representing 20 Class B Common Shares

New York Stock Exchange, Inc.

*    Not for trading, but only in connection with the registration of American Depositary Shares, pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

__________

Securities registered or to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None

Securities for which there is a reporting obligation pursuant to Section 15(d) of the Act: N/A

Indicate the number of outstanding shares of each of the issuer’s classes of capital or common stock as of the close of the period covered by the annual report: 462,292,111 Class A Common Shares, 442,210,385 Class B Common Shares and 1,952,604 Class C Common Shares

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act.

Yes¨ Nox

If this report is an annual or transition report, indicate by check mark if the registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Sections 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  Yes¨ Nox

Note:  Checking the box above will not relieve any registrant required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 from their obligations under those Sections.

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports) and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.  Yesx No¨

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every

Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files). Yesx No¨

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):

Large Accelerated Filer

¨

Accelerated Filer

x

Non-Accelerated Filer

¨

Emerging Growth Company

¨

If an emerging growth company that prepares its financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards† provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.¨

† The term “new or revised financial accounting standard” refers to any update issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board to its Accounting Standards Codification after April 5, 2012.

Indicate by check mark which basis of accounting the registrant has used to prepare the financial statements included in this filing:  U.S. GAAP¨
International Financial Reporting Standards as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board
x Other¨

If “Other” has been checked in response to the previous question, indicate by check mark which financial statement item the registrant has elected to follow: Item 17¨ Item 18¨

If this is an annual report, indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined by Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).  Yes¨ Nox


 

 

 

Explanatory Note

Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (“Edenor”)is filing this Amendment No. 1 (the “Form 20-F/A”) to its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, which was originally filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 27, 2018 (the “Form 20-F”), to submit the Interactive Data File (as such term is defined in Rule 11 of Regulation S-T) with respect to the audited consolidated financial statements of Edenor for that fiscal year as Exhibit 101 to the Form 20-F in accordance with Rule 405 of Regulation S-T. Exhibit 101 was omitted from the Form 20-F in accordance with the 30-day grace period provided under Rule 405(a)(2)(ii) of Regulation S-T.

Except as set forth above, this Form 20-F/A does not, and does not purport to, amend, update or restate any other information or disclosure included in the Form 20-F. This Form 20-F/A speaks as of the time of filing of the Form 20-F and does not reflect events that may have occurred subsequent to such filing.

 

 

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 Item 19.  Exhibits

 

Documents filed as exhibits to this Amendment No. 1 to Form 20-F:

101.INS*

XBRL Instance Document

 

 

101.SCH*  

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Linkbase Document

 

 

101.CAL* 

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document

 

 

101.DEF*  

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document

 

 

101.LAB*  

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document

 

 

101.PRE*

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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In accordance with Rule 402 of Regulation S-T, the information in these exhibits shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

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SIGNATURE

 

The registrant hereby certifies that it meets all of the requirements for filing this Amendment No. 1 to Form 20-F and that it has duly caused and authorized the undersigned to sign this Amendment No. 1 to Form 20-F on its behalf.

 

Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A.

 

By:/s/ Leandro Carlos Montero                           

 

Name:  Leandro Carlos Montero
Title:     Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

Date: May 16, 2018