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International and Comparative Labor Movements: Research a Foreign Company

A course guide for SMLR course 37:575:301.

Research Guides

Company Research Databases

Check these databases for company financials, executives, annual reports, histories, and more.

See Other RUL Guides on International Business Resources

International & Foreign Corporate Directories on the Web

Company research resources freely available over the Web.

Official Filings

Asia & Australasia

BizFile: Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore (fee-based)

Australian Securities and Investments Commission: Registry

Companies/Securities in Focus (Stock Exchange of Thailand)

Current filings for firms listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange are on the Corporate Filing & Dissemination System. Older filings are at EDIFAR: Electronic Data Information Filing And Retrieval System (Indian EDGAR; discontinued as of April 2010).

DART: Data Analysis, Retrieval & Transfer System: repository of Korea's corporate filings

EDINET: Electronic Disclosure for Investors' NETwork (Financial Services Agency, Japanese EDGAR)

Integrated Companies Registry Information System (Hong Kong: fee-based)

Laporan Keuangan & Tahunan (annual and financial reports: Jakarta Stock Exchange)

M.O.P.S.: Market Observation Post System (Taiwan Stock Exchange)

New Zealand Companies Office

SEC i-View (Securities and Exchange Commission, Republic of the Philippines: fee-based)

SSM e-Info (Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia - Companies Commission of Malaysia: fee-based)

Europe

CNMV Companies Search (Spain)

Companies House (United Kingdom: fee-based)

Companies House (United Kingdom: free - in beta service)

Companies Registration Office (Ireland: fee-based)

The FFMS Russian Disclosure Program has been assigned to several private firms:

Infogreffe: Le Registre du Commerce et des Sociétés (France: fee-based)

registroimprese.it (Italy: fee-based)

Registro Mercantil Central (Spain: fee-based)

Unternehmensregister (Germany: fee-based)

For other countries, start with the European Business Register and select a suitable Information Distributor supporting your language of choice.

The Americas

SEDAR: System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (Canadian EDGAR)

Sistema de Información Empresarial Mexicano: SIEM (Mexico)

 

Many other sources have been compiled by Karen Blakeman for Official Company Registers.