LEVERAGING THE INTERNET for Financial Reporting

Berk, Jeffrey
May 2001
Financial Executive;May2001, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p54
Academic Journal
The article reports on the use of the Internet in the disclosure of financial information. Some companies are using the Internet as a means of lowering their cost for distributing such information. However, shareholders of these companies expect them to go beyond traditional periodic reporting and provide continuous and forward-looking information. The companies using the Internet most effectively comply with these expectations and focus on the development of communications to address stakeholder needs, the leveraging of Internet technology to present and distribute information with new media, and the achievement of real-time reporting.


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