Friday, May 16, 2008

Press Release: SEC Proposes New Way for Investors to Get Financial Information on Companies; 2008-85; May 14, 2008

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The proposed rule would require all U.S. companies to provide financial information using interactive data beginning next year for the largest companies, and within three years for all public companies.

"This is all about bringing investors better, faster, more meaningful information about the companies they own," said SEC Chairman Christopher Cox. "It would transform financial disclosure from a 1930s form-based system to a truly 21st century model that taps the power of technology for the benefit of investors."

Press Release: SEC Proposes New Way for Investors to Get Financial Information on Companies; 2008-85; May 14, 2008

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