By Dominic Jones on August 16, 2011
THE US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved a New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) rule opposed by investor relations service providers who fear the measure will harm their ability to compete.
By Dominic Jones on July 7, 2011
THE US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is taking extra time to scrutinize the New York Stock Exchange’s (NYSE) controversial proposal to promote an optional suite of investor relations services in its compliance rulebook for listed companies.
By Dominic Jones on June 15, 2011
SEVERAL investor relations service providers have urged the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to block the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) from promoting a bundle of website, PR wire and shareholder intelligence services to companies in the exchange’s rulebook.
By Vanessa Schoenthaler on December 27, 2010
THE 90’s brought us faster computers, high-speed Internet access and online retail trading, all of which contributed to an increased awareness of the disparity between market information available to professional and retail investors.
By Vanessa Schoenthaler on December 14, 2010
HELLO IR Web Report readers, I’m here to hopefully provide you with a bit of perspective on how the U.S. federal securities laws can come into play in the context of a web-based investor relations practice. But, being that I am a lawyer, the first thing I have to do is refer you to a [...]
By Dominic Jones on February 10, 2010
THIS week, StockTwits alerted its followers to the presence of Kinross Gold Corporation on Twitter and StockTwits. Cool, I thought, another company that groks the utility of putting a $ sign in front of your ticker symbol ($HPQ and $ABX also do it).