Online annual report best practices, tips, reviews and ideas.
By Dominic Jones on February 4, 2011
ONE of the perennial questions that companies ask about their online annual reports is what format do stakeholders prefer: HTML or PDF?
By Dominic Jones on January 19, 2011
WEB technology offers companies the ability to transform their dense annual financial disclosure documents into valuable online resources that both current and prospective investors and analysts will gain utility from all year round.
By Dominic Jones on December 20, 2010
WHILE other countries’ banks have been snapping like twigs under the stresses of the financial crisis, Canada’s conservative financial institutions have been as steadfast as giant Douglas-firs in an old-growth forest.
By Richard Ketchen on November 29, 2010
LET’S start with hello and thank you. Greetings to IR Web Report followers – I’m hoping we won’t be strangers for long. And thanks to Dominic for asking me to be a contributor – I’m looking to helping you make IR Web Report an even more valuable resource.
By Guest Contributor on November 25, 2010
Working in the online reporting field since 2001, Thomas Rosenmayr has a financial background as an equity analyst and holds an MBA from Vienna/Austria. He is the founder and CEO of Nexxar, a firm that focuses on producing online corporate reporting documents that take full advantage of web technologies to improve engagement through interactivity and [...]
By Dominic Jones on September 27, 2010
PUBLISHING financial tables on the web has long been a time-consuming and expensive process for investor relations departments, which is why they often end up being published in static formats like PDF and images that are difficult for investors to reuse.
By Dominic Jones on March 15, 2010
DOCSTOC, the free document sharing service, has rolled out a new branded embeddable document viewer that can help to improve the usability of PDF-laden investor relations websites. While several other document sharing services let companies convert their PDF and Office-format reports into more engaging online documents, Docstoc is the first to let all users customize [...]
By Dominic Jones on March 12, 2010
UNDER the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s controversial notice-and-access (N&A) process for the delivery of annual meeting materials, companies can mail their shareholders a slip of paper containing a URL where recipients can access their proxy materials online. Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) is one company that is in the process of sending such a notice to [...]
By Dominic Jones on September 23, 2009
PEOPLE like me have been promoting online annual report best practices for almost a decade now, but the message mostly isn’t getting through. According to the 2009 Nexxar online annual report survey, there has been a modest improvement in the number of companies that are providing at least some of their reports’ content in formats [...]
By Dominic Jones on February 23, 2009
Review of Merck KGaA’s 2008 online annual report, the first HTML annual report of the season by GeBer Nexxar.
By Dominic Jones on February 12, 2009
SINCE a few people have asked recently about the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) requirements for online annual reports and proxy statements, I thought I’d put them in this post for future reference. Although many aspects of the so-called e-Proxy rules are not being done well, I think the most overlooked aspect is the [...]
By Dominic Jones on October 2, 2008
IR Web Report’s Q&As are unpaid profiles of service providers that we believe are doing interesting and innovative work in the area of online investor relations and stakeholder communications. If you would like your firm featured in a Q&A, we invite you to contact us using our general email inbox. Firm name: Ge-Ber Unternehmensberatung GmbH [...]
By Dominic Jones on August 2, 2008
THE US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published its 47-page interpretive release that explains how companies can use their websites and blogs to meet its requirements for public disclosure under Regulation FD. Here’s a Scribd version of the complete release, which can also be downloaded in PDF from the SEC’s website. See my initial [...]
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