Should SEC Step In On Sick-CEO Issue?

Lugo, Denise
May 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/17/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 20, p10
Trade Publication
Reports that investors are wondering whether the United States Securities and Exchange Commission should establish guidelines for the health status disclosure of chief executive officers (CEO) of public companies. CEO deaths that have affected those companies' stock prices in the short term; Analysts say they do not take a CEO's health into account when evaluating a company; Overarching principle of "material information" in federal securities law.


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