Sycom GM RSS feed generatorMon, 30 Nov 2015 15:33:54 GMTheadlines 2009en-usTue, 01 Dec 2015 16:51:05 GMT1IR Update - Think Like an Activist and advanced analytics are making surveillance a hot topic again. Read the December <I>IR Update </I> for more information and catch a rare look inside an activist's playbook.Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:33:54 GMTNIRI Launches Its First Professional Credential Program launches Investor Relations Charter (IRC) certification; applications now available for inaugural March 2016 exam. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 13:20:45 GMTIR Update - The Investor Relations Charter - Making History launches a new certification program for IROs to demonstrate IR expertise and gain a personal ROI. Read the November <I>IR Update</I> for more information on the Investor Relations Charter program, eligibility requirements, application deadlines, and testing dates.Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:46:35 GMTNIRI Releases Survey Findings on Annual Report Practices annual report practice benchmarking information is now available to help prepare for the upcoming proxy season.Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:00:38 GMTCertification Council Call for Volunteers's Certification Council is looking for volunteer members to serve on the Investor Relations Charter (IRC) program as subject matter experts.Wed, 14 Oct 2015 13:39:52 GMTIR Update - Maximizing Competitive Intelligence the new <I>IR Update</I> to learn about the benefits of reverse roadshows, how to improve your executive pay disclosures, and why analysis of peer companies should be a day to-day thread throughout all IR tasks.Tue, 29 Sep 2015 16:34:09 GMTInvestor Relations Charter - Enrolling December 2015 about NIRI's first-ever certification program, the Investor Relations Charter, a new credential developed by IR professionals for IR professionals. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:52:32 GMTNIRI and Ipreo to Host Fourth Annual "IR Wisdom Roadshow" relations education series returns after tremendous success; adds new city.Fri, 25 Sep 2015 09:22:16 GMTNIRI Releases 2015 IR Counselor Profession and Compensation Survey Report counselor average base salaries rose between 2013 and 2015, increasing by approximately 24%. Fri, 25 Sep 2015 09:18:58 GMTNIRI Board of Directors Elects Felise Kissell as New Board Chair announced the election of Felise Kissell as the 2016 Chair of the NIRI Board of Directors.Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:19:34 GMTIR Update - The Art of the Story storytelling is essential to engage investors and win their confidence. Read the September <I>IR Update</I> for tips on creating compelling narratives, long-term initiatives, quiet periods and more.Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:41:05 GMTSEC Approves Final CEO Pay Ratio Rule August 5, the SEC approved a final rule to require most public companies to disclose the median of the annual total compensation of all employees of the company, and the ratio of that median to the annual total compensation of its CEO.Thu, 06 Aug 2015 09:56:42 GMTIR Update - IR in Motion... for the Long Term the August <I>IR Update</I> for a recap of the 2015 Annual Conference in Chicago, alternative ways to build the ideal shareholder base, and the impressive case of the Laclede Group.Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:53:24 GMTNIRI 360: Investor Relations Certification why NIRI is developing an investor relations certification, how it will benefit the profession, and what the ROI for IROs will be in a brief chat between NIRI President and CEO Jim Cudahy, and NIRI Board member Bob Burton.Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:10:46 GMTNIRI Server UpgradePlease note that NIRI will be performing a planned server upgrade from July 31st through August 3rd, during which time NIRI's email will be unavailable. You may contact NIRI staff at 703-562-7700 during this time for assistance.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:25:52 GMTNIRI Releases New Global IR Considerations Research Report NIRI research offers key insights into several global investor relations disclosure practices.Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:42:53 GMTNIRI Announces Individual Chapter Leadership Award Winners announced its annual Individual Chapter Leadership Award winners at the 2015 NIRI Annual Conference. Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09:01:57 GMTIR Update - Seize the Day newest <I>IR Update</I> explores the latest trends on investor/analyst days, expert opinions on earnings calls, and the importance of corporate access teams in planning international road shows.Mon, 01 Jun 2015 13:22:54 GMTIR Update - On The Road Again May <I>IR Update</I> explains how corporate access teams can help maximize the time and impact of your management team on road shows.Mon, 18 May 2015 10:27:53 GMTQuiet Period Practices Webinar's Quiet Period Practices Webinar has been postponed due to technical difficulties. NIRI will announce a rescheduled date and time soon. Tue, 12 May 2015 13:42:06 GMTNIRI Names Four New Fellows Fellows Recognition Program Honors Distinguished Investor Relations Professionals Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:36:29 GMTNIRI 360 - Introducing NIRI's New CEO NIRI Board Chair Doug Wilburne interviews NIRI's new President and CEO, Jim Cudahy, and discusses NIRI's strategic initiatives including IR certification, globalization of IR, and more.Mon, 06 Apr 2015 11:14:53 GMTIR Update - Straight Answers From The C-Suite IR traits are most valued by the C-suite? Read the April <I>IR Update</I> for answers, and to learn how to build value beyond the executive team. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:49:19 GMTSupreme Court Rules on Liability for Opinions in Registration Statements a recent ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified when issuers may be held liable for statements of opinion in registration statements.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:11:20 GMTNIRI Releases New IR IPO Practices Research Report's first study of investor relations practices during an IPO is now available.Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:22:10 GMTIR Update - Will 2015 Be the Year of Proxy Access? March <I>IR Update</I> explores the latest on proxy access, helps demystify stock trading, sheds light on growing your influence, and more.Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:12:12 GMTNIRI Releases Trading Blackouts and Quiet Periods Report's new report updates 2010 research, and provides detailed practice information around corporate stock trading blackouts and communications quiet periods.Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:46:39 GMTIR Update - Influencing Sell-Side Coverage and/or managing sell-side coverage remains a key element of IR strategy. The new <I>IR Update</I> takes a closer look.Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:01:19 GMTIR Update - Investor Relations: Career or Stepping Stone? new <I>IR Update</I> covers IR career paths, how to improve your writing, a spotlight on NIRI Fellow Bina Thompson and more.Thu, 08 Jan 2015 12:06:14 GMTNIRI Appoints James M. Cudahy, CAE, President and CEO announced that its board of directors has appointed James M. Cudahy, CAE, to be its next president and CEO effective March 2, 2015. Wed, 07 Jan 2015 11:30:12 GMTIR Today: NIRI Strategy 2015-2018 2015 Board Chair, Mark Donohue, discusses the association's new OneNIRI Strategic Plan including the industry's first investor relations certification program, global outreach and more.Mon, 05 Jan 2015 13:17:32 GMTNIRI Elects New Board Members announced that at its annual meeting, members elected four new directors.Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:27:48 GMTIR Update - Beyond Regulatory Gridlock? continue to churn out rules that impact public companies. Read the new <I>IR Update </I>for what to expect in 2015. Mon, 01 Dec 2014 14:45:59 GMTNIRI 360 - Under the Radar IR Skills Fellow and President, Equanimity, Inc., Carol Murray Negron, discusses several often overlooked, but critically important, communications skills necessary for successful investor relations.Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:37:19 GMTNIRI Releases Retail Shareholder Practices Survey Results respondents commented that for the right company, retail shareholders can be an attractive part of a well-rounded shareholder mix, 77% do not actively seek to attract retail investors.Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:14:18 GMTNIRI 360 - NIRI Fellows Spotlight Fellow and first woman Board Chair, Kay Breakstone, discusses her background, IR fundamentals, and key personality traits for success in an IR agency.Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:13:37 GMTIR Update - The Apps Have It the new <I>IR Update</I> IROs weigh in on the technology that helps them make it through the day. Also learn about earnings calls' best practices and trends.Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:50:30 GMTScam Alert - Email regarding membership directory list update may have received an e-mail from "Alfred" regarding "updating the 2014 membership directory list for this year." Please disregard, it is not authorized by NIRI. <a href="">Click here for more information </a>Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:48:43 GMTNIRI 360 - NIRI Develops Leaders Fellow and former Board Chair Len Griehs on how active participation in NIRI helps develop leadership skills and provides other benefits.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:52:27 GMTNIRI Releases 2014 Guidance Survey Report results of NIRI's latest corporate guidance survey shows provision of guidance returning to pre-recession levels.Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:28:27 GMTIR Weekly - NIRI's Proxy Season for the incoming class of NIRI Board members, comment on the new ISS 2015 voting policy updates, watch the latest <I>NIRI 360</I> web video and more!Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:39:26 GMTNIRI 360 - Carpe Futurum! Fellow and former Board Chair Len Griehs on strategies for success in the Investor Relations profession.Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:26:04 GMTIR Update - Payday Analytics drives IR compensation? Read the new October <I>IR Update</I> to find out. Also learn about communicating your company's cash management strategies, and one NIRI Fellow's path to success. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:21:23 GMTIR Today: Improving Corporate Disclosure Cotter, Chair of the NIRI Board Advocacy Committee, and Corporate Vice President, Investor Relations, AMD, discusses NIRI's annual SEC visit with Jeff Morgan, President & CEO of NIRI.Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:45:48 GMTMark Donohue Elected as New NIRI Board Chairman announced the election of Mark Donohue as the 2015 Chairman of the NIRI Board of Directors.Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:53:43 GMTNIRI Board Releases Position Specification in CEO Search NIRI Board has released a position specification in its search for a new President and CEO of the association.Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:55:13 GMTNIRI 360 - NIRI Fellows Spotlight Fellow and VP of Investor Relations for FedEx, Mickey Foster, offers insights and tips on a career in the dynamic field of investor relations.Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:51:33 GMTNIRI 360 - Targeting Success</I>NIRI 360</I> - FedEx VP IR Mickey Foster shares tips for creating a successful global investor targeting program.Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:02:39 GMTNIRI Releases New Earnings Call Practices Research Report earnings call practices data is now available to help companies benchmark their investor communications efforts.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:41:53 GMTIR Update August Issue is Now Available how strong equity holding policies can help attract long-term investors, NIRI Fellow Don Allen's recommendations for IR success, and read about highlights of the NIRI 2014 Annual Conference.Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:54:14 GMTNIRI President and CEO Jeffrey D. Morgan to Step Down President and CEO Jeffrey D. Morgan will resign his position effective October 12, 2014, to pursue an opportunity with another association.Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:39:30 GMTNIRI Website Upgrade NIRI website is undergoing an upgrade. During this time, users will have limited access to information on the site, and transactions requiring a login will be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:00:07 GMTCompensation Growth Continues for IROs According to Biennial NIRI and Korn Ferry Survey biennial survey data from NIRI and Korn Ferry reflects rising compensation for this strategic position. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:22:44 GMTIR Today: Compensation Trends & Drivers President & CEO Jeff Morgan chats with Korn Ferry Global Managing Director, Corporate Affairs and IR, Richard S. Marshall regarding the results of their recent IR compensation study.Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:01:18 GMTNIRI Announces 2013-2014 Individual Leadership Award Winners announced its annual Individual Leadership Award winners presented at the NIRI Volunteer Appreciation Dinner in Las Vegas, site of the 2014 NIRI Annual Conference, the world's largest and most comprehensive investor relations education and networking event.Sun, 08 Jun 2014 11:02:58 GMTNIRI 360 - Benefitting Members's new web video series - </I>NIRI 360</I> - covers the world of IR in 360 seconds or less. Watch the first episode with Theresa Molloy discussing the benefits of NIRI and chapters.Tue, 03 Jun 2014 08:50:29 GMTIR Today: The Board Perspective President & CEO Jeff Morgan discusses IR from the perspective of the corporate boardroom with TK Kerstetter, Chairman, NYSE Governance Services - Corporate Board Member.Tue, 06 May 2014 10:34:04 GMTMay IR Update - The Forest and the Trees May issue includes features about IR in the paper and forestry industry, IR in a private company, incorporating a sales approach into IR and more.Fri, 02 May 2014 14:38:12 GMTShareholder Engagement Should Be a Two-Way Street CEO Jeff Morgan's <I>CFO Magazine</I> op-ed on why the outmoded U.S. proxy voting system imposes barriers that make it difficult for companies to engage directly with their investors, and suggestions for improvement.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:20:03 GMTBrowse NIRI's Career Center's Career Center is one of the most popular areas of the NIRI website. Members can search jobs and post resumes confidentially. See the new jobs - visit today!Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:20:08 GMTIR Today: Investor Targeting Kissell, Vice President, Investor Relations, HSN, Inc., discusses why investor targeting is important, and strategies for developing a successful targeting program.Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:15:53 GMTNIRI Names Five New Fellows announces the 2014 NIRI Fellows class. NIRI Fellows are recognized leaders who represent the ideals of the investor relations profession.Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:47:14 GMTNIRI Releases Updated Standards of Practice for Disclosure has released an updated "Standards of Practice for Investor Relations: Disclosure." These voluntary guidelines reflect innovations in disclosure, including the SEC's social media use guidance, new Dodd-Frank mandates, recent case law and more. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:14:11 GMTApril IR Update - Talking Telecom April issue of <I>IR Update</I> explores IR in the telecom sector, looks at how measurement in the PR industry could be applied to IR, and highlights the NIRI 2014 Annual Conference.Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:54:17 GMTThis Week in the Boardroom's Jeff Morgan and Corporate Board Member's TK Kerstetter discuss board/shareholder communications, and how boards and IROs can more effectively work together.Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:57:29 GMTMarch IR Update - Is Shareholder Value a Myth? March issue of <i>IR Update</i> explores the shareholder value movement, offers tips on finding the "right" number of analysts, shines a light on IR in the insurance industry, and more.Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:09:30 GMTIR Today: Investor Conferences Pawlowski, Chairman and CEO of KEI Advisors, and Jeff Morgan, President and CEO of NIRI discuss corporate practices around investor conferences based on NIRI's recent topic research.Mon, 03 Feb 2014 10:52:58 GMTNIRI Comments on the SEC's Strategic Plan its comment letter, NIRI urged the SEC to address shareholder communications, ownership transparency, proxy advisors, and disclosure reform. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:20:39 GMTFebruary IR Update Now Available corporations have a right to free speech? Learn why former SEC Commission Paul Atkins thinks so. Also - how to assemble a great IR team, IR in the oil and gas sector, and more!Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:05:22 GMTPlease Participate in the NIRI Website Assessment Survey share your thoughts about our upcoming website redevelopment. All survey participants who provide their email address will be entered into a drawing to win one of five $10 Starbucks gift cards. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:00:29 GMTAnalyst Sponsored Investor Conferences Research Report's first in-depth study of corporate investor conference participation practices is now available.Fri, 10 Jan 2014 10:13:38 GMTRead the January 2014 IR Update new issue of <i>IR Update</i> includes a welcome from new NIRI Chair John Chevalier, explains how to introduce a new CEO to Wall Street, tips for breaking into the transportation industry, best ways to engage with proxy advisors and more.Thu, 26 Dec 2013 14:42:13 GMTIR Today - 2014: Investor Relations and NIRI President and CEO Jeff Morgan and new NIRI Board Chair John Chevalier discuss the 2014 outlook for the profession and key NIRI initiatives.Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:58:24 GMTDecember 2013 IR Update Is Now Available and IR - what to expect next; IR in the fashion sector; tips for IROs dealing with shareholder activists and more.Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:52:42 GMTIR Today: Board-Shareholder Communications's Jeff Morgan joins Beth Saunders, Senior Managing Director and Americas Chairman of the Strategic Communications segment of FTI Consulting, to discuss board-shareholder engagement trends.Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:43:15 GMTRead the November 2013 IR Update how to break into IR in the aerospace industry, how to benefit from the IR/corporate counsel relationship, read about the NIRI Board's meeting with the SEC and more.Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:24:05 GMTNIRI Releases Results of Board-Shareholder Engagement Study study reveals majority (60%) of respondents' boards do not engage directly with shareholders. Benchmark your company's practices with this new report.Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:02:02 GMTRead the October 2013 IR Update issue includes features to help understand ETFs, IR in the mining industry, non-traditional career paths and more.Thu, 03 Oct 2013 10:20:52 GMTIR Today: CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure Morgan, President and CEO, NIRI, and Dennis Zeleny, Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Center On Executive Compensation, discuss the SEC's recent rule proposal that will require most issuers to disclose the ratio between CEO total compensation and the median compensation of employees.Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:53:00 GMTNIRI Elects John Chevalier New Board Chairman announced the election of John Chevalier, director, global investor relations for The Procter & Gamble Company, as the 2014 Chairman of the NIRI Board of Directors. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 08:41:04 GMTShareholder Identification and Engagement Challenges Survey findings concerning the challenges of public companies in identifying and engaging with their shareholders.Wed, 25 Sep 2013 09:01:21 GMTSEC Proposes Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule Sept. 18, the SEC proposed a new rule that will require most issuers to disclose the ratio between their CEO's total compensation and the median compensation of their employees.Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:30:08 GMTIR Today: Global Disclosure Considerations Morgan, President and CEO, National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), and Frank Zarb, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, discuss global disclosure and how to ensure your company complies with local regulations.Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:32:08 GMTSeptember 2013 IR Update Is Now Online Media - Surveys show that IROs are slow to sign on.Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:54:03 GMTNIRI Launches Next Generation eGroups launched an upgrade to eGroups, making the social networking site more flexible, powerful, and even easier to use. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:09:29 GMTNIRI Announces Call for Presentations today announced its Call for Presentations process for the 2014 NIRI Annual Conference.Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:45:03 GMTAugust 2013 IR Update Is Now Available reputational risk; NIRI testifies on Capitol Hill; IR in the software sector; NIRI founder's Fellows speech and more.Thu, 01 Aug 2013 11:06:16 GMTIR Today - Value of Investor Relations Morgan, President and CEO, NIRI, and Jon Moeller, Chief Financial Officer, Procter & Gamble, discuss the strategic value of investor relations.Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:20:59 GMTNIRI Releases Updated Standards of Practice for Earnings Release Content has issued a revised "Standards of Practice for Investor Relations: Earnings Release Content," a comprehensive set of guidelines designed to reflect current best practices.Thu, 11 Jul 2013 10:29:33 GMTJune/July 2013 IR Update Is Now Online employees post "material" information about your company on social media, what can you do about it? Before you take action, stay abreast of recent rulings by the National Labor Relations Board. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:15:45 GMTNIRI and Corbin Perception Release Studies of Social Media Use in Corporate Investor Communications at 2013 NIRI Annual Conference finds most not using social media for IR. Corbin Perception finds social media information widely gathered but of questionable perceived reliability; not major factor in buy side investment decisions. Mon, 10 Jun 2013 06:12:42 GMTNIRI Announces 2012-2013 Individual Leadership Award Winners announced its annual Individual Leadership Award winners at the 2013 NIRI Annual Conference. Sun, 09 Jun 2013 09:22:21 GMTNIRI to Provide Congressional Testimony a hearing entitled "Examining the Market Power and Impact of Proxy Advisory Firms," NIRI will address proxy advisory firm regulation and improving shareholder identification and communicationsTue, 04 Jun 2013 11:29:31 GMTIR Today - Communicating With Your Board Morgan, NIRI's President and CEO, and David Dragics, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations, CACI International Inc., discuss investor relations communications with corporate boards of directors.Tue, 14 May 2013 08:28:00 GMTManaging Shareholder Expectations Study Results's latest research into the various methods IROs use to attempt to manage shareholder expectations. One of the top three professional challenges identified by NIRI members. Fri, 10 May 2013 10:06:21 GMTMay 2013 IR Update Is Now Online of minerals in electronics and other consumer products may seem small, but they're a big deal to the SEC, which is rolling out a disclosure mandate on conflict mineral sourcing. Make sure you're ready.Fri, 03 May 2013 15:13:27 GMTInvestor Relations Leaders Invited to New York for the First Global IR Forum professionals and vendors world-wide are invited to New York November 18-20, 2013 to discuss best practices for marketing to investors internationally at the first ever Global IR Forum presented by NIRI and IR Magazine. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:26:44 GMTNIRI Releases Focus Group Report on IR/Board Communications Senior Roundtable members share insights into building or strengthening the IR/Board relationship.Thu, 18 Apr 2013 08:49:19 GMTApril 2013 IR Update Is Now Online"Keep your friends close, and your competitors closer." That old adage, with a slight variation, quickly sums up why companies engage in business intelligence.Fri, 05 Apr 2013 13:04:40 GMTSEC Permits Social Media Use for Corporate Disclosure April 2, 2013, the SEC announced that companies may use corporate social media outlets to announce key information in compliance with Regulation FD under certain conditions.Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:39:20 GMTNIRI Appoints Charles Triano to Board of Directors appointed Charles (Chuck) Triano, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, for Pfizer Inc., to the NIRI Board of Directors. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:46:01 GMTNIRI Releases Results of 2013 IR Counselor Compensation Survey latest IR Counselor Compensation Survey results provide valuable benchmarking and trend data for the counselor community.Tue, 19 Mar 2013 09:38:51 GMTIR Today - Annual Reports - Trends & Innovations's Jeff Morgan discusses the latest trends and innovations in corporate annual report practices with Maureen Wolff of Sharon Merrill Associates. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 08:25:07 GMTNIRI to Conduct Certification Feasibility Study on the results of the OneNIRI strategic planning process, the NIRI Board has determined to move forward with an IR certification feasibility analysis.Tue, 05 Mar 2013 15:30:39 GMTMarch 2013 IR Update Is Now Online your IR job is tough? Try working at a financial services company where regulations are magnified and potential investors still bear the deep scars of the Great Recession. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:16:20 GMTIR Today - Reforming 13F Reporting's Jeff Morgan discusses the request for SEC rulemaking to increase shareholder transparency and improve shareholder communications with Scott Cutler of NYSE Euronext. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:38:53 GMTFebruary 2013 IR Update Is Now Online it takes to win over more investors. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:25:59 GMTNIRI Petitions SEC for Greater Shareholder Transparency, NYSE Euronext and the Society of Corporate Secretaries submitted to the SEC a request for rulemaking to shorten the deadline for institutional investors to report their share ownership positions.Wed, 06 Feb 2013 09:29:49 GMTJanuary 2013 IR Update Is Now Online lawsuits; IR in the banking industry; capital markets trends and more.Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:27:59 GMTNIRI Releases 2012 Annual Report Practices Study study updates NIRI's multi-year research into corporate annual report practices providing useful benchmarking information.Fri, 04 Jan 2013 10:22:14 GMTThis Week in the Boardroom (Dec. 13, 2012) CEO Jeff Morgan joins Ken Bertsch, CEO of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals to discuss the corporate governance topics to watch in 2013 in this two part program.Fri, 21 Dec 2012 13:46:28 GMTDecember 2012 IR Update Is Now Online on how they view their roles, company founders' participation in IR can be a blessing or a bother.Wed, 05 Dec 2012 20:03:33 GMTNominate a Colleague for NIRI recently launched the NIRI Fellows Recognition Program to honor NIRI members that epitomize the leadership, integrity, involvement, and contributions of investor relations professionals. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:09:29 GMTNIRI Elects Four New Board Members NIRI's November 28, 2012 Annual Meeting, members elected four new directors.Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:24:55 GMTNovember 2012 IR Update Is Now Online shareholder proponents can't be ignored.Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:32:56 GMTNIRI Career Center's Career Center is a highly valued member resource. Members can search job listings and post resumes confidentially. Employers and recruiters can post a job for a 30-day period for a $350 fee, and search resumes. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:25:12 GMTNIRI Studies Use of Corporate Websites for Disclosure study updates NIRI's 2010 research and provides useful benchmarking information on public company disclosure practices.Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:16:57 GMTOctober 2012 IR Update Is Now Online to capitalize on the long-term value of your IPO best practices.Thu, 11 Oct 2012 14:44:20 GMTNIRI President and CEO Jeffrey D. Morgan Named to 2012 NACD Directorship 100 consecutive award highlights significant role of investor relations profession in corporate governance.Thu, 04 Oct 2012 08:53:07 GMTNIRI Elects Hulus Alpay New Board Chairman announced the election of Hulus Alpay as the 2013 chairman of the NIRI Board of Directors.Tue, 02 Oct 2012 08:16:36 GMTIR Today - Investor Relations in 2013 NIRI's new Board Chair, Hulus Alpay, and NIRI CEO Jeff Morgan discuss IR trends in the latest <i>IR Today</i> video webcast.Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:16:13 GMTSeptember 2012 IR Update Is Now Online Proxy season review: Say-on-Pay and proxy access topped the agenda.Wed, 05 Sep 2012 11:01:23 GMTSEC Approves New Disclosure Rules on Conflict Minerals and Resource Extraction Payments U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has approved two new final rules that will require public companies to disclose their use of "conflict minerals" as well as payments to foreign governments for the extraction of oil and other natural resources. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:29:42 GMTIR Weekly - New Disclosures and Elections's Note "New Disclosures and Elections," more than one dozen IR news stories, NIRI education events and more.Tue, 21 Aug 2012 11:11:35 GMTAugust 2012 IR Update Is Now Online The NIRI 2012 Annual Conference delivered the tools needed to meet and exceed the most ambitious professional goals. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 16:11:50 GMTIR Weekly - Shadows, Proxies and Horses the July 31, 2012 <i>IR Weekly</i> for the latest Investor Relations trends, practices and news.Tue, 31 Jul 2012 10:41:21 GMTNIRI Briefing Paper: 2012 U.S. Proxy Season proxy season trends and lessons learned. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 12:46:17 GMTJune/July 2012 IR Update Is Now Online spend a lot of time and money on these conferences. Here are some ways to maximize these investments.Mon, 18 Jun 2012 12:16:16 GMT2012 NIRI-Korn/Ferry International Corporate IR Profession and Compensation Study survey finds IR base salaries move higher. NIRI IR Compensation Wizard is now available to create customized compensation reports.Tue, 05 Jun 2012 09:41:04 GMTNIRI Explores Global Investor Targeting Practices survey identifies targeting challenges and opportunities. Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:34:02 GMTMay 2012 IR Update Is Now Online there such a commodity as the perfect analyst? Probably not. But here are 10 ways analysts can improve their relationship with IROs.Tue, 08 May 2012 16:41:33 GMTNIRI Releases Standards of Practice Vol. III - Disclosure has issued "Standards of Practice for Investor Relations Vol. III - Disclosure," comprehensive guidelines designed to reflect current best practices in all forms of corporate disclosure.Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:26:32 GMTApril 2012 IR Update Is Now Online trading cases have peppered the news in recent months, and IROs say the pressure to reveal material information is increasing. NIRI Ethics Council members weigh in on how to handle it.Tue, 08 May 2012 16:40:51 GMTIR Weekly - April 24, 2012 this week's President's Note, get up-to-date information for NIRI professional development events, member services and the latest industry buzz.Tue, 24 Apr 2012 13:10:37 GMTJumpstart Our Business Startups Act Approved Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups ("JOBS") Act, a set of amended SEC regulatory requirements primarily related to private and small-cap IPO companies. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 15:10:28 GMTPublic Company Annual Meeting Practices: NIRI Survey Results examined the main aspects of a company's annual meeting process-logistics, the meeting itself, utilization of technology and post-meeting activity. Fri, 30 Mar 2012 10:34:42 GMTMarch 2012 IR Update Is Now Online his new book, finance and accounting researcher Baruch Lev presents new-and sometimes controversial-ideas about how to improve investor loyalty and build longterm shareholder value.Tue, 08 May 2012 16:39:48 GMTIR Today Standards of Practice - Disclosure NIRI's most recent <i>IR Today</i> video webcast and learn why the new <b>Standards of Practice - Disclosure</b> is required reading for the profession.Tue, 24 Apr 2012 07:18:25 GMTNIRI Office Telecommunications Interruption is currently (2/10/12) unable to access phone or email due to an unexpected telecommunications service outage. Thank you for your patience as we work with our service provider to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:45:58 GMTThis Week in the Boardroom (Jan 19, 2012) Board Member and SVP, Investor Relations, Barbara L. Gasper, and Mark Schwartz, Board Member, MasterCard Inc. discuss the importance of the Board/IR link.Thu, 19 Jan 2012 10:57:52 GMTJanuary 2012 IR Update Is Now Online, nurturing, and protecting your financial brand is just as important as branding the products and services a company produces. Wed, 18 Jan 2012 17:18:20 GMTDecember 2011 IR Update Is Now Online obtain institutional shareholder feedback, synthesize opinions, and make any structural changes to your company's compensation plan, you now need a year-round communication strategy. Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:21:52 GMTNIRI Office Move has moved! Our new address is: 225 Reinekers Lane, Suite 560, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 562-7700, Fax: (703) 562-7701Fri, 10 Feb 2012 14:45:47 GMTNIRI Elects Four New Board Members its recent annual meeting, NIRI members elected four new members of its Board of DirectorsWed, 30 Nov 2011 09:30:10 GMTNovember 2011 IR Update Is Now Online media adds another component to reputation management for public companies.Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:32:37 GMTMeasuring Investor Relations Programs: NIRI Survey Results NIRI survey examined several aspects of IR program measurement and evaluation including goal-setting, budgeting and planning, and the specific criteria used to evaluate programs. Thu, 10 Nov 2011 10:08:31 GMTOctober 2011 IR Update Is Now Online time and patience, you can help ensure your company's consensus estimates are accurate and up-to-date.Sun, 16 Oct 2011 20:06:11 GMTNIRI President and CEO Jeffrey D. Morgan Receives Industry Accolades announced that president and CEO Jeffrey D. Morgan has been named to the NACD's 2011 Directorship 100 in recognition of his work promoting the highest standards of corporate governance.Fri, 30 Sep 2011 10:21:52 GMTNIRI Elects Derek K. Cole New Board Chairman announced the election of Derek K. Cole as the 2012 chairman of the NIRI Board of Directors. Mon, 26 Sep 2011 14:28:20 GMTSeptember 2011 IR Update Is Now Online relations with sell-side analysts are critical to success. Make sure you're not committing any of these easy-to-avoid sins. Thu, 15 Sep 2011 17:03:25 GMTNIRI Survey Reveals Current Analyst/Investor Day Practices NIRI survey examines two main components of analyst/investor days - preparation and logistics.Mon, 12 Sep 2011 09:37:24 GMTNIRI Announces Call for Presentations announced its Call for Presentations for seminars, webinars, and the 2012 NIRI Annual Conference. Conference submission deadline is September 30, 2011.Thu, 29 Sep 2011 18:31:31 GMTAugust 2011 IR Update Is Now Online is advocating a more timely and frequent reporting system.Mon, 15 Aug 2011 16:44:05 GMTNIRI Announces Short Sale Reporting Survey Results finds support for greater short sale reporting transparency. Thu, 30 Jun 2011 13:26:39 GMTDownloading NIRI this special webinar panel discussion from the NASDAQ MarketSite highlighting the most compelling topics from the NIRI 2011 Annual Conference.Thu, 23 Jun 2011 16:30:44 GMTThis Week in the Boardroom (June 23, 2011) the second of two remote broadcasts from the 2011 NIRI Annual Conference, Sally Curley, SVP IR, Cardinal Health and NIRI Board Member, discusses the value of IR to boards of directors, shareholder transparency, the growing role of IR in governance among other topics.Thu, 23 Jun 2011 15:50:56 GMTThis Week in the Boardroom (June 16, 2011) the first of two remote broadcasts from the 2011 NIRI Annual Conference, Jeff Morgan, President and CEO of NIRI, discusses key conference takeaways regarding the IR / boardroom connection. Thu, 23 Jun 2011 15:53:26 GMTJune-July 2011 IR Update Is Now Online access to the C-suite is often critical for an IR professional to have maximum impact. Wed, 29 Jun 2011 12:11:04 GMTMay 2011 IR Update Is Now Online growth of expert networks presents another challenge for IROs in monitoring compliance with Regulation FD.Mon, 23 May 2011 12:32:03 GMTNIRI and Ipreo to Offer Global Investor Relations Practices Seminar will offer a new Global IR Practices Seminar, in partnership with Ipreo, focused on leading practices for accessing investors outside of an issuer's country, including in depth coverage of practices to engage U.S. investors.Thu, 23 Jun 2011 14:49:07 GMTApril 2011 IR Update Is Now Online't become yet another victim of automated creepy crawlers. Here's how to protect your corporate information from premature release.Mon, 23 May 2011 11:37:24 GMTNIRI Survey Reveals the Latest Earnings Call Practices survey results reflect current practices before, during and after the call.Mon, 04 Apr 2011 17:04:59 GMTThis Week in the Boardroom Wilburne, Vice President, Investor Relations, Textron Inc. and NIRI Chairman of the Board discusses IR / board relations with with TK Kerstetter, President, Corporate Board Member. Mon, 04 Apr 2011 11:09:11 GMTNIRI and Corporate Board Member Announce Knowledge Partnership"This Week in the Boardroom" Webcast to Feature Investor Relations Role in Board/Shareholder Relationship Fri, 18 Mar 2011 09:40:48 GMTFebruary 2011 IR Update Is Now Online Bryant, "Corner Office" columnist for <i>The New York Times</i>, talks about the role that communication plays in a leader's success.Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:25:07 GMTSEC Approves Say-on-Pay SEC voted to adopt rules to implement Section 951 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"), which contains a number of corporate governance provisions that will impact the Investor Relations profession.Tue, 25 Jan 2011 18:08:04 GMTJanuary 2011 IR Update Is Now Online are that IR will see change. In a look ahead, NIRI President/CEO Jeff Morgan considers the capital markets, social media, Dodd-Frank, governance and more.Fri, 21 Jan 2011 16:11:49 GMTDecember 2010 IR Update Is Now Online challenges. Learning curves. Promotion. If career goals top your 2011 list of resolutions, join the ride as several IROs point out the twists, turns and opportunities along the roads they've traveled.Tue, 28 Dec 2010 10:41:38 GMT2010 Annual Report Survey Shows Further Budget Pressures include reduced budgets and print runs, higher unit cost, more 10-K wraps.Mon, 20 Dec 2010 11:17:41 GMTNIRI Elects Four New Board Members announced that at its 2010 annual meeting, NIRI members elected four new directors.Wed, 08 Dec 2010 20:43:16 GMTNovember 2010 IR Update Is Now Online with complicated language and poor design are disorienting to investors. Learn how to make these documents clear, concise and compelling.Wed, 01 Dec 2010 16:00:16 GMTThis Week in the Boardroom President & CEO Jeff Morgan discusses the Board / Investor Relations Officer relationship with TK Kerstetter, President, Corporate Board Member and Scott Cutler, Executive Vice President, NYSE Euronext Inc. Tue, 23 Nov 2010 11:23:59 GMTPublic Company Forward-Looking Guidance Practices in 2010 of NIRI survey respondents providing guidance declines slightly for the second year in a row.Fri, 05 Nov 2010 11:58:31 GMTNIRI 2011 Board Candidate Proxy members please take a moment to vote your proxy for four new members of NIRI's Board of Directors. Select the link above and scroll to the bottom of the "My Transactions" page for access.Tue, 30 Nov 2010 10:09:55 GMTNIRI Spring Bookstore Clearance Sale on select in-stock publications have been reduced for inventory clearance as NIRI makes room for new and updated IR related titles set for release in 2011.Mon, 04 Apr 2011 12:04:46 GMTOctober 2010 IR Update Is Now Online about courting investors overseas? Begin with these questions, posed by a global IR expert at Amgen.Mon, 08 Nov 2010 14:06:06 GMTNIRI Elects Douglas R. Wilburne New Board Chairman announced the election of Douglas R. Wilburne as the 2011 chairman of the NIRI Board of Directors. Mon, 04 Oct 2010 12:06:25 GMTSocial Media Mainstream for IR Professionals - Not Yet for Profession professional survey respondents are using social media more for personal networking rather than for professional IR communications, though non-survey anecdotal evidence indicates growing IR use. Fri, 27 Aug 2010 15:54:59 GMTAugust 2010 IR Update Is Now Online a rough time navigating the earnings disclosure process? This step-by-step guide will help you with the complex requirements.Thu, 19 Aug 2010 16:03:24 GMTIR Fastrack Membership Program program, aimed at rotational IROs and those new to IR, bundles select NIRI programs (seminars, webinars) and membership to bring participants current on IR basics within a year. Tue, 29 Jun 2010 10:55:19 GMTNIRI President and CEO Jeffrey D. Morgan Named to 2010 NACD Directorship 100 president and CEO Jeffrey D. Morgan has been named to the 2010 NACD Directorship 100, a list recognizing the most influential people in corporate governance. Mon, 04 Oct 2010 12:06:07 GMTNIRI Advocates on Your Behalf - SEC Proxy System Concept Release September the NIRI Board of Directors is meeting with the SEC to discuss their concept release on the U.S. proxy system. NIRI needs your help in identifying examples of problems with the proxy system.Fri, 27 Aug 2010 15:55:30 GMTU. of Michigan "Theory & Practice of IR" prestigious program offers a deep-dive into IR. Participants will learn how best to forumulate an effective IR strategy in today's rapidly changing environment. Wed, 23 Jun 2010 14:13:57 GMTExecutive Alert - Business Need, Not SEC Guidance, Drives Use of Non-Traditional Disclosure Channels recently surveyed senior members to gauge the impact of the SEC's August 2008 interpretive release on the use of corporate websites for disclosure. Wed, 23 Jun 2010 13:47:55 GMTJune/July 2010 IR Update Is Now Online IRO reactions to the 2010 Corporate Investor Relations Compensation Survey results. Find out what your peers consider valid measures of IR performance. Tue, 22 Jun 2010 15:27:22 GMTExecutive Alert - NIRI-Korn/Ferry International IR Compensation Survey base salary holds steady through downturn. NIRI Compensation Wizard available to create customized compensation reports.Wed, 19 May 2010 11:00:15 GMTThe May issue of IR Update is Now Online out the NIRI conference preview. Enjoy an interview with Tom Peters. Get tips for engaging to the max at educational events.Fri, 14 May 2010 18:01:43 GMTTake the NIRI Guidance Survey's survey on guidance practices is in the field. If you work for a public company, share your perspective today.Wed, 14 Jul 2010 17:31:50 GMTExecutive Alert - NIRI Sheds Light on Trading Blackout and Quiet Period Practices research indicates that 82% of respondent companies have a quiet period and 98% have a trading blackout period.Wed, 24 Mar 2010 14:53:44 GMTCorporate members: Take our Compensation Survey! NIRI-Korn/Ferry Corporate IR Compensation Survey is available. Please take a few minutes to respond today. <a href="">Click Here to take survey</a>Thu, 11 Mar 2010 15:29:39 GMTExecutive Alert - SEC Adopts Notice and Access Amendments February 22, 2010, the SEC issued an adopting release amending its notice and access, or "e-proxy" rules. The amendment, which is designed to provide flexibility to companies relying on e-proxy rules, will become effective on March 29th and will have a bearing on the current proxy season. Wed, 03 Mar 2010 13:36:26 GMTExecutive Alert - NIRI Counselor Member Compensation Study reported base salary of Investor Relations Counselors increases by 4.3% annually since 2004.Wed, 24 Feb 2010 16:13:05 GMTExecutive Alert - SEC Issues Climate Change Disclosure Guidance February 2, 2010, the SEC issued an interpretive release to provide public companies with guidance regarding climate change disclosure.Thu, 11 Feb 2010 12:13:52 GMTRoundtable members, connect on eGroups! members, did you know that there are private eGroups for each of the roundtables? Click on the title above (same login as to see a list of the groups to which you currently have access. Mon, 08 Feb 2010 09:00:13 GMTNIRI Membership Information a NIRI member? Want to learn more about NIRI benefits? Click <a href=""><FONT color="#33CCFF">here</FONT></a> to request more information.Mon, 01 Feb 2010 15:39:21 GMTExecutive Alert - SEC Approves New "Proxy Disclosure Enhancements" Rules an open meeting on December 16, 2009, the SEC approved new rules that will increase, and change certain existing proxy disclosure requirements. By a vote of 4-1, the Commission adopted the new rules that were originally proposed in a 137 page release in July 2009, and then modified following a comment period that resulted in over 130 comment letters. Tue, 22 Dec 2009 12:46:10 GMTExecutive Alert - Notice and Access and NYSE Rule 452 shows those using Notice and Access for the third year experienced fewer problems. NYSE Rule 452 amendment has dramatic implications on shareholder vote for 2010 elections. SEC proposes Notice and Access amendment. Mon, 09 Nov 2009 16:12:25 GMTNIRI Releases Standards of Practice for Investor Relations, Volume II has released the Standards of Practice for Investor Relations, Volume II - Implementing Notice and Access. NIRI's Working Group on Notice and Access and the NIRI Board of Directors recommend that public companies review the considerations and recommendations.Thu, 15 Oct 2009 12:10:03 GMTNIRI Elects Brad Wilks New Board Chairman recently announced the election of Brad Wilks as 2010 NIRI Chairman.Fri, 16 Oct 2009 17:15:57 GMTFrequently Asked Questions you have questions regarding the new NIRI Web site? Review our FAQs. Also, our August 25th member benefit webinar "Introducing the New NIRI Web Site" is archived for your convenience.Wed, 07 Oct 2009 13:32:43 GMTMembership Renewal can renew memberships online. Login is required. For more information on your new username and password, please contact NIRI at <a href=""></a>Wed, 16 Sep 2009 15:05:25 GMTNIRI 2009 Annual Conference Knowledge Portal not make Conference? You can gain the knowledge & content through web-based access to audio & speaker presentations, as well as videos of all general sessions - at a special rate for members. Wed, 12 Aug 2009 13:13:22 GMTMarch 2011 IR Update Is Now Online's the best disclosure method for your company? Inform your thinking with perspectives from IROs and wire service reps.Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:41:19 GMTLargest Global Investor Relations Event Takes Place In June: The NIRI Annual Conference leaders to share financial disclosure best practice, investor, regulatory and management perspectives in Orlando, June 12-15, 2011Tue, 17 May 2011 10:25:46 GMTNIRI Announces 2010-2011 Annual Chapter Achievement and Leadership Award Winners announced its annual Chapter Achievement Awards and Individual Leadership Awards winners, awarding Best Overall Small Chapter to Atlanta, and Best Overall Large Chapter to New York. Wed, 15 Jun 2011 12:06:00 GMTFebruary 2012 IR Update Is Now Online your IR philosophy matches that of your company is critical to success. Learn how one IRO dealt with both good and bad matches. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:11:17 GMTNIRI Announces 2011-2012 Annual Chapter Achievement and Individual Leadership Award Winners announced its annual Chapter Achievement Awards and Individual Leadership Awards winners, awarding Best Overall Medium Chapter to Philadelphia, and Best Overall Large Chapter to Chicago. Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:23:04 GMTGuidance Practices and Preferences - 2012 Survey Report vast majority of survey respondents provide some form of guidance though the percentage doing so continues to decline.Wed, 05 Sep 2012 11:44:56 GMTEleven Named to Inaugural NIRI Fellows Class announced the inaugural NIRI Fellows class. NIRI Fellows are recognized leaders who represent the ideals of the IR profession.Mon, 08 Apr 2013 08:44:54 GMTHow Investment Horizon and Expectations of Shareholder Base Impact Corporate Decision-Making Graduate School of Business Report Based on Partnership with NIRI shows that nearly all companies prefer long-term investors but about half of investors have a shorter horizon - with significant consequences for companies' strategic decisions and stock market performance.Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:22:03 GMTSeptember IR Update - How Green Are Your Disclosures? the latest issue of <I>IR Update</I>: Jeff Morgan's farewell column; addressing the growing demand for sustainability disclosure; applying the Rules of Golf to IR; NIRI Fellows spotlight on Sally Curley, SVP IR, Cardinal Health; and much more.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:43:06 GMT