By Anne Leslie-Bini on February 20, 2011
AMERICAN businesses affected by Sarbanes-Oxley legislation still vividly remember the days leading up to the deadline for SOX 404 compliance back in 2004/2005, and the vast army of internal control specialists that were mobilized — at sometimes eye-watering rates — to help filers meet their Section 404 requirements.
By Dominic Jones on January 31, 2011
EQUITY analysts in the UK say they are tired of companies using the London Stock Exchange’s Regulatory News Service (RNS) to send them non-market moving information, the Financial Times reports.
By Dominic Jones on September 13, 2010
INVESTORS in UK issuers have a new central online repository for disclosure documents to help them with their research – but the new “national storage mechanism” is useless if you want timely alerts about new disclosures.
By Dominic Jones on August 9, 2010
EUROPEAN Union securities regulators last week put out a paper on creating a central disclosure system — but with so many vested interests to placate it seems implausible that investors will soon have a single gateway to EU securities filings.