Disclosure Insight - Commentary & Analysis

31-Oct-2014 - Probes Reporter Perspective reports identify and summarize those SEC-related risk factors that we believe hold the potential to destabilize a company, distract its management, and/or interfere with underlying fundamentals. Our reports otherwise take no view on a public company’s...

17-Sep-2014 - From July 2012 to August 2014, we filed and received responses from the SEC on 32 separate Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests seeking records on the top 10 US banks (as ranked by total assets).  We were stunned to learn three of the top 10 US banks have/had exposure to...

10-Sep-2014 - Stryker Corporation (SYK)    Confirmed, Undisclosed SEC Investigation  Maintained on Watch List An undisclosed SEC investigation on-going as of 20-Aug-2014. 5 SEC investigations since 2012.  Only one was disclosed. Disclosures regarding SEC activity, when...

28-Aug-2014 - Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) In our opinion, the shares of Intuitive Surgical deserve a sizable market discount for the potential risk this company's disclosure practices introduce to investors. Prior undisclosed internal and SEC investigations were found concerning the "...

21-Aug-2014 - After a busy day for Hertz yesterday, we visit on our note first published in June and again explain why we think this company is almost certainly under investigation by the SEC.  Yet the company remains silent on this.  We again recommend those with an interest in Hertz...

4-Aug-2014 - Last week RPM International (RPM) disclosed it is under investigation by the SEC.  This was not news to us.  We have been tracking undisclosed SEC investigative activity on the company dating back to Aug-2012.  We review the pertinent facts, our research history, and...

9-Jul-2014 - Emerson Electric (EMR) was involved in a sizable - and undisclosed - SEC investigation in 2013 which it really doesn't want you to know about.  Of course, the mere existence of an SEC investigation should not be construed as an indication that any violations of law have occurred...

16-Jun-2014 - Baxter International has a confirmed, undisclosed SEC investigation that was on-going as of 19-May-2014. Timing of company disclosures and SEC responses to us suggests this is separate from a multi-year Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation the company claims was...

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