Clean up the mess

Finweek English Edition - - Marketplace Simon Says -

The Rolfes trad­ing up­date and re­state­ment of pre­vi­ous re­sults is a to­tal mess that caught the mar­ket off-guard. It raises the ques­tion if more de­tails should not have been made avail­able when the chief fi­nan­cial of­fi­cer re­signed with im­me­di­ate ef­fect back in May. The com­pany may not have known the full ex­tent of the prob­lems re­lated to ac­count­ing er­rors and un­der­state­ments of im­pair­ments re­lat­ing to pre­vi­ous pe­ri­ods at the time, but com­plete trans­parency is surely the bet­ter op­tion. The cur­rent board is cer­tainly well-re­spected and it seems like the core re­sults will be de­cent, so this re­ally is about com­mu­ni­ca­tion more than core per­for­mance.

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