MARKET SOUNDINGS - On balance, the new federal law stiffening criminal penalties for improper financial reporting may be of some help to m&a. Deal advisers generally think that the statute will raise the comfort level of acquirers that they are getting straight information. But the consequences of any infractions also could toughen the resolve of corporate boards to closely screen acquisition ...
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Mergers & acquisitions. - New York, NY : Investment Dealers' Digest, ISSN 0026-0010, ZDB-ID 8628555. - Vol. 37.2002, 9, p. 12-13