Ben Heineman on how CEOs disclose adverse health issues

Do CEOs Deserve Privacy? Warren Buffett Answers the Question Correctly
The Atlantic
April 18, 2012
Commentary by: Ben Heineman, Belfer Center senior fellow
Topic: How CEOs disclose adverse health issues 

“A tough test for CEOs and companies is when to disclose adverse health events.

CEOs of major companies are public figures, and significant changes in their health status are ‘material’ events requiring disclosure under the securities laws, because the information would influence an investors decision to buy or sell the stock.”

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