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How does DART Work?

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An electronic disclosure system

DART (Data Analysis, Retrieval and Transfer System) is an electronic disclosure system that allows companies to submit
disclosures online, where it becomes immediately available to investors and other users.

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  • 2020Year04 Launched Open DART Service
  • 2016Year06 Launched Customized DART service
  • 2015Year07 Launched DART RSS service
  • 2014Year05 Lanched New DART Editor Service
  • 2013Year08 Lanched DART Open API Service
  • 2012Year05 Lanched Mobile-DART Service
  • 2011Year02 Lanched Integrated Search Service
  • 2010Year10 Construction of K-IFRS-based XBRL Disclosure System
  • 2009Year02 Upgrade and Changes to reflect the Financial Investment Services and Capital Market Act
  • 2008Year11 Enhanced DART System functionality - Applied the latest IT technology such as XML
  • 2007Year10 Launched K-GAAP-based XBRL Disclosure System

    02 Lauched an English Dart

  • 2006Year11 Recognized as one of ten Leading Brands of the Korean Government06 Chosen as an outstanding innovation by the FSC/FSS
  • 2004Year01 Started operating a backup center
  • 2002Year11 Chosen as a major information and communications system under the Act on Protection of Information and Communications Infrastructure07 Started offering consolidated disclosures-Disclosures form separate filings to the Stock Market division and the KOSDAQ division decame available on DART
  • 2001Year01 Eliminated offline filing
  • 2000Year03 Updated DART - All disclosures by listed companies (both online and offline filings)
  • 1999Year04 Launched DART - Annual reports, semi-annual reports and audit reports avaliable for listed companies(both online and offline filings)
  • 1998Year08 Started developing an electronic disclosure system;system named DART(Data Analysis,Retrieval and Transfer System)04 Prepared a master plan for an electronic disclosure system02 Selected as one of the hundred goals of the Korean government
  • 1997Year11 Prepared a plan for an electronic disclosure system

Benefits of DART

Provides convenient access to disclosures
Disclosures can be accessed at anytime from any computer with an Internet connection.
Simplifies disclosure filing by companies subject to regulatory filing
Online filing eliminates need for physical visits.
Disclosures only need to be filed once on DART instead of multiple times to various organizations such as the KRX and the KICPA.
Lowers cost
Eliminates paper usage
Reduces time spent for filings and retrievals
Enhances transparency and efficiency
Disclosure filing, processing and retrieval done electronically
Promotes sound development of the capital market
Strengthens market monitoring of business management as investors can easily and quickly access the latest disclosures