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COMMENT: Do regulators need yet another hurry up on disclosure rules?

Paul McBeth
Tue, 14 May 2019

By Jenny Ruth May 15 (BusinessDesk) - Disclosure lies at the heart of New Zealand’s corporate regulatory systems but the regulators themselves have greatly undermined that principle more than once. The beauty of enforced disclosure is that it’s nice and cheap, and a strong streak of Scottish frugality runs through our body politic. Journalists like me, of course are all for it. Sunlight is the best disinfectant and all that. It’s enshrined in share market operator NZX’s continuous disclosure rule imposed on all companies that list d...

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