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A Step Forward By the SEC on Public Company Disclosure and Social Media

Posted by on May 7th, 2014

Just a couple of weeks ago, the SEC provided clarity on how public companies can use social media for purposes of disclosure and satisfying Regulation Fair Disclosure (Reg FD). In early April of 2013, the SEC shook up the Investor Relation industry when it stated, and The Wall Street Journal reported on its front page […]

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The Importance of Communications to the New JOBS Act SEC Rules

Posted by on July 19th, 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission has again opened up the discussion of 21st Century communications.  First it was in response to Netflix and the regulatory body’s blanket statement that social media can be used by public companies to disclose material information.  Now, in response to the JOBS Act, the SEC has opened the door for […]

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Posted by on June 6th, 2013

For the past 15 years since I began my work in investor relations consulting, I have attended the NIRI National conference probably a half dozen times – always a great learning experience and opportunity to meet cool people from around the U.S. and beyond. Last year in Seattle was a different experience for me.  I […]

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@WarrenBuffett – the mad tweeter

Posted by on May 3rd, 2013

What significance is it that Warren Buffet has established his own Twitter handle and announced that he intends to start tweeting?  Nothing really if he just plans to tweet to discuss the weather in Omaha or how fast he can get his Maserati to in five seconds (I have no idea if he drives a […]

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Social Media And IR Communications

Posted by on April 26th, 2013

I had the opportunity and pleasure to participate as a panelist in an online event hosted by CommPro.biz entitled, “Investor Relations Leaders Debate SEC’s Latest Ruling on Social Media for Financial Disclosure.”  With me were other investor relations industry leaders including Business Wire’s  Cathy Baron Tamraz, Marketwired ‘s  Michael Nowlan, NASDAQ OMX’s Matt Farlie, NYSE’s […]

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