Disclosure Insight - Commentary & Analysis

29-Jun-2016 - comScore Inc. – SCOR SEC investigation confirmed Run fast, run far – It’s not if you are going to get more bad news from comScore, it’s when.  In one of those could-of, would-of, should-of moments we all have in life from time-to-time, we had a research report already...

27-Jun-2016 - Tesla Motors – TSLA / SolarCity - SCTY Tesla / SolarCity: Governance Conflicts, Disclosure Shortcomings Analyst Summary:  In the past we wrote of undisclosed problems found each at Tesla and SolarCity.  Even if since resolved, which is not necessarily clear in the case of...

27-Jun-2016 - Microsoft Corp  – $MSFT Microsoft Keeping Investors in the Dark on SEC Investigations (Still) Multiple Undisclosed SEC Investigations Found Analyst Summary:  Evidence of multiple, confirmed undisclosed SEC probes found.  We are puzzled, if not troubled, that...

1-Jun-2016 - Alcoa – $AA  /  RTI International Metals, Inc. – $RTI Multiple Undisclosed SEC Investigations Confirmed Alcoa Contending With At Least Two Undisclosed SEC Probes Analyst Summary:  Undisclosed SEC Probe Again Confirmed at RTI International Metals, Inc.  $RTI...

1-Jun-2016 - Johnson Controls – $JCI Analyst Summary:  A disclosed SEC investigation is confirmed as on-going.  This company has a FCPA probe that has been running a long time, involves accounting, and could hurt (or already is hurting) operations. We explain the flaw inherent in...

26-May-2016 - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd – $BABA    We parse the language used in Alibaba's newly-disclosed SEC investigation  Analyst Summary:  On 24-May-2016, Alibaba Group disclosed what appears to be an informal SEC investigation.  This is the first time this...

24-May-2016 - Pinnacle Foods Inc. $PF    Confirmed, Undisclosed SEC Investigation at Boulder Brands Unit    Analyst Summary:  The executives and board of Pinnacle Foods have been distracted this year.   The company closed on an all-cash acquisition of Boulder...

28-Apr-2016 - Groupon, Inc.  - $GRPN On Watch List of Companies with Confirmed, Undisclosed SEC Probes      Analyst Summary: We understand Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia was out with a note yesterday in which he reported a statement from Groupon in response...

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