“Going dark” It will definitely dim the lights

“Going dark” It will definitely dim the lights Purpose – Looks at the decision by some public companies to go dark and avoid regulatory requirements. Findings – To go dark, companies must meet only minimal guidelines. It may be a tempting option in light of Sarbanes Oxley and other regulations and it can save a company the time and money for reporting. But going dark may be a very risky strategy. Practical implications – Provides executives with information on important factors to consider when considering going dark. Original/value – Of particular value to CEOs and other board members http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Business Strategy Emerald Publishing

“Going dark” It will definitely dim the lights

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2006 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0275-6668
DOI
10.1108/02756660610640119
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Abstract

Purpose – Looks at the decision by some public companies to go dark and avoid regulatory requirements. Findings – To go dark, companies must meet only minimal guidelines. It may be a tempting option in light of Sarbanes Oxley and other regulations and it can save a company the time and money for reporting. But going dark may be a very risky strategy. Practical implications – Provides executives with information on important factors to consider when considering going dark. Original/value – Of particular value to CEOs and other board members

Journal

Journal of Business StrategyEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 2006

Keywords: Corporate governance; Stock markets; Financial reporting

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