Does expanding disclosure regulation sanctions improve market liquidity?

Ka Wai (Stanley) Choi

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Abstract

Theories and empirical evidence seem to support the argument that better corporate disclosures improve liquidity, which is important because it helps lowering cost of capital. Disclosure regulations around the world are enacted to force more timely and equal disclosure from firms, some explicitly states enhancing market liquidity as one of their goals [see Corporate disclosure: Strengthening the financial reporting framework: Department of Treasury 2002, Commonwealth of Australia, p.129]. To improve corporate compliance with these regulations, regulators around the world have made changes to these laws in the recent years and many involved expanding sanctions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28
Number of pages1
JournalExpo 2013 Higher Degree Research : book of abstracts
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventHigher Degree Research Expo (9th : 2013) - Sydney
Duration: 5 Nov 20137 Nov 2013

Keywords

  • disclosure regulation
  • expanding sanctions
  • market liquidity

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