Warning: Don’t Mention Trade Secrets in 10-Ks
While companies may have good reasons for suggesting in annual reports that they have trade secrets, saying so increases the risk that they'll be stolen.
Supplemental Financial Disclosure: What Stakeholders Really Want
Hesitation may arise at the thought of providing incremental financial disclosures, but the benefits are clear.
Encouraged by the SEC, companies are finding new ways to make 10-Ks and other disclosures more relevant and reader-friendly.
IRS Scanning 10-Ks for Tax Data, Report Finds
And the amount of tax data companies report changes in response.