Seeking More Information with Financial Disclosure

In addition to their financial statements, public companies are required by law to provide certain information to regulatory authorities to ensure that investors, and stakeholders in general, are informed of business performance. But what part does financial disclosure play? What type of information is provided and how essential is it? Who reads financial documents and why? And how are these documents analyzed?
In this podcast, Francesco Grossetti, Assistant Professor in the Accounting Department at Bocconi University, discusses the importance of financial disclosure as a tool for gaining a better understanding of the markets and the behaviors of companies and investors.