Division Of Corporate Finance
The Division of Corporate Finance is a branch of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The division is responsible for ensuring that publicly-traded firms provide the required level of disclosure of material information to investors. The division reviews all required documents issued to investors, including 10-K forms, 10-Q forms, proxy materials and annual reports.
It is important that investors receive the full picture regarding a company's financial picture and business conditions. Without proper disclosure, it would be difficult or impossible for investors to judge the value of publicly-traded firms in order to make buy or sell decisions. Thus, the disclosures overseen by the Division of Corporate Finance are central to the efficient functioning of the financial markets.
Investment dictionary. Academic. 2012.
Look at other dictionaries:
Corporate finance — One of the three areas of the discipline of finance. It deals with the operation of the firm (both the investment decision and the financing decision) from that firm s point of view. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * corporate finance… … Financial and business terms
corporate finance — One of the three areas of the discipline of finance. It deals with the operation of the firm (both the investment decision ( investment decisions) and the financing decision) from the firm s point of view. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary Any… … Financial and business terms
Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation — Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation Motto Competence, Responsibility, Prestige Established 1919 Type Public … Wikipedia
Corporate Crush — 30 Rock episode Jack proposes to Phoebe, much to Liz s shock … Wikipedia
Division of Global Affairs, Rutgers University — Division of Global Affairs Established 1995 Type Public Location Newark, New Jersey, USA … Wikipedia
Corporate title — Publicly and privately held for profit corporations confer corporate titles or business titles on company officials as a means of identifying their function in the organization. In addition, many non profit organizations, educational institutions … Wikipedia
Corporate raid — A corporate raid is an American English business term for buying a large interest in a corporation and then using voting rights to enact measures directed at increasing the share value. The measures might include replacing top executives,… … Wikipedia
Corporate Registers Forum — The Corporate Registers Forum is an association of international corporate registries. The membership is open to government agencies and their officials responsible for the administration of body corporate registers (a register of companies for… … Wikipedia
Corporate Fraud Task Force — The Corporate Fraud Task Force was a United States Federal Government wide task force formed by President George W. Bush in the wake of corporate accounting scandals that shook investor confidence. Task Force establishment occurred through… … Wikipedia
Corporate travel management — Travel management or corporate travel management (CTM) is the function of managing a company’s strategic approach to travel (travel policy), the negotiations with all vendors, day today operation of the corporate travel program, traveller safety… … Wikipedia