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Definition of

company report

Corporate Governance

statement of firm's activities and performance a document giving details of the activities and performance of a company. Companies are legally required to produce specific reports and submit them to the competent authorities in the country of their registration. These include annual reports and financial reports. Other reports may cover specific aspects of an organization's activities, for example, environmental or social impact.

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Definitions of ’company report’ and meaning of ’company report’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’company report’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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