Bloomberg Law
Feb. 25, 2020, 5:05 AM

ANALYSIS: “Factor” in Coronavirus Risks in Company Disclosures

Peter Rasmussen
Peter Rasmussen
Legal Analyst

As of Monday afternoon, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down nearly three percent based largely on concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus. Stock prices will likely rebound, but the market stumble demonstrates the potential impact of the outbreak on global financial performance.

Beginning with Levi Strauss & Co.’s filing on January 30, 2020, more than 250 companies have included discussions of the coronavirus in their Form 10-K risk factors (see filings here). Many of these are general in nature, mentioning the virus as part of a larger set of potential disruptive events. For example, Pioneer Natural Resources ...

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