Current issues related on investor relations communications.
By Pam Agnew on November 30, 2011
A NEW study has found significant evidence that hedge funds benefit from information they obtain in private meetings with company executives, adding to mounting research suggesting that selective access to management undermines regulators’ fair disclosure objectives.
By Dominic Jones on August 23, 2011
A NEW study by prominent accounting professors has found evidence that big investors benefit from information they glean in private meetings with company CEOs – and they say their findings raise questions about whether such meetings meet the spirit of Regulation Fair Disclosure (Reg FD).
By Dominic Jones on March 17, 2011
UK-BASED Software Radio Technologies (SRT) has won an innovation award from online investor community Stockopedia for using live video to reach out to the company’s retail shareholders.
By David Brickell on January 13, 2011
BRIAN Basham is no stranger to street fighting in the City of London. For the former journalist, PR man and chairman of research house Equity Development, nearly five decades of entrepreneurial success, high jinks and legal battles have only fuelled his affection for British business.
By Dominic Jones on December 17, 2010
A NYSE Euronext official has called Bloomberg’s scraping of non-public earnings releases from the websites of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP), which caused huge volatility in the stocks of both companies, “good reporting” by the newswire and shameful of the companies.
By David Brickell on November 23, 2010
A TEAM of German researchers from Goethe University Frankfurt have published a study that finds evidence to suggest that corporate executives are sharing material, non-public information in private earnings calls and conferences with select groups of invited analysts.
By Dominic Jones on November 22, 2010
FOUR service providers who together host the majority of investor relations websites in North America have expressed confidence that their systems are secure following high-profile leaks of unpublished earnings information in recent weeks.
By Dominic Jones on November 18, 2010
NETAPP Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) has become the second company in less than a week to have earnings information leaked from an unsecured area of its corporate website.
By Dominic Jones on November 12, 2010
THE Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) yesterday saw its stock plunge after the company’s earnings release, disclosing worse than expected results, was discovered on its website at least 30 minutes prior to the normal release time.
By Dominic Jones on September 21, 2010
WITH the third-quarter earnings season fast approaching now is the time to begin planning an advisory release process for your next earnings announcement.
By Dominic Jones on August 20, 2010
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By Dominic Jones on August 17, 2010
MORE than four in ten of the most actively traded US-listed international companies – including well-known firms like Alcatel-Lucent, Vodafone, Barclays and Petrobras – are not using paid PR wires to distribute their earnings releases and other disclosure information.
By Dominic Jones on August 4, 2010
NOW that we’ve shown that PR wire services can’t guarantee simultaneous access to disclosure information for all investors, let’s look at why it matters and what you can do to treat all shareholders fairly.