What happens when you have a duty to disclose information to your shareholders and you try to hide that disclosure?
“Fox Faces Probe In Ailes Settlements,” The Wall Street Journal, February 16, 2017 B3. Company incurs at least $35 million to deal with sexual harassment claims involving the former CEO. But maybe they didn’t tell their shareholders enough information about these payments.
If this is happening on a big issue, what does it say about the reliability of internal reporting on other issues? Is legerdemain acceptable corporate behavior?