Commentary

15.4 Lack of privacy relating to financial and other affairs

BUSINESSES vol 4(2) start-up, sale and purchase
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15.4 Lack of privacy relating to financial and other affairs

| Commentary

15.4 Lack of privacy relating to financial and other affairs

One of the other main effects of the company’s reporting obligations, apart from the time and expense mentioned above, is the access to the company’s financial and other information which they afford to the public. Members of the public may gain access to this information either by making a company search1 to discover details of the various returns which the company is obliged to make under companies legislation, or by making an individual application for the relevant information to the company in question. The most common types of information sought

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