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Microsoft compliance procedures for SEC regulations

I am doing research on the company Microsoft. I am supposed to identify the processes the organization uses to comply with SEC regulations. Please help as I am not understanding what to do.

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SEC regulations require publicly owned companies like Microsoft to disclose certain types of business and financial data on a regular basis to the SEC and to the company's stockholders. The SEC also requires disclosure of relevant business and financial information to potential investors when new securities, such as stocks and bonds, are issued to the public, although exceptions are made for small issues and private placements. The current system of mandatory corporate disclosure is known as the integrated disclosure system. By amending some of its regulations, the SEC has attempted to make this system less burdensome ...

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SEC regulations require publicly owned companies like Microsoft to disclose certain types of business and financial data on a regular basis to the SEC and to the company's stockholders.

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