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IR Society News 18 May, 2017

GovernArt and The IR Society announce the International Certificate in Investor Relations

Santiago, Chile, 18th May 2017 GovernArt and The Investor Relations Society announce the International Certificate in Investor Relations (ICIR) in Latin America

Blogs 17 May, 2017

IR Society advised to get out the lifeboats, the day of the MiFID II is really upon us this time!

When we wake up on Wednesday, 3 January 2018, will it be any different to the day before and possibly a day of woe for more than just Wednesday's child?

Blogs 7 April, 2017

MiFID II: This time it really is different

Managing the MiFID II changes will be difficult. For IR teams, the need to be quick-footed is the greatest challenge, as Steve Kelly reports.

Blogs 4 April, 2017

Poacher turned gamekeeper – from City role to in-house IRO

Echoing market changes of recent years, Alexandra Hockenhull describes her personal City evolution from fund management to becoming an IRO.

Blogs 4 April, 2017

Thirty years on – the IR profession’s ‘Big Bang’ revolution

Reg Hoare looks back at the radical changes to financial market structures and regulation which were introduced in the 1986 ‘Big Bang’. He spells out their significance and their lessons for today’s new changes.

Industry News 3 April, 2017

HKIRA 3rd Investor Relations Awards

As a supporter of the Hong Kong Investor Relations Association's 3rd IR Awards, we encourage all members in the investment community to vote in the Awards to recognise ans reward IR best practice. This is an annual campaign, and aims to serve as the industry benchmark for excellence in IR for the companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Blogs 29 March, 2017

Quarterly reporting – the argument against

The debate between investors and companies about the merits of quarterly reporting remains intense. Phil Corbett is opposed.

Blogs 27 March, 2017

New York – if IROs make it there, they’ll make it anywhere

Which institutions should you visit in New York? How should you manage your schedule? Where should you stay? Top tips from IROs themselves on how to manage a New York roadshow are reported by Charlie Hamlyn.

Informed 21 March, 2017

Informed 94 – Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 issue of Informed contains a special feature titled ‘All change in the City: another Big Bang?’. We asked contributors to comment on forthcoming regulatory changes, the global economic climate and what the future of IR may look like.

IR Society News 9 March, 2017

RD:IR - Gold Sponsors again in 2017!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that RD:IR will be continuing their Gold Sponsorship of the IR Society once again in 2017!

IR Society News 26 January, 2017

Interim management statements – IR Society snap poll

Following the removal of the requirement to publish interim management statements (IMS) at the end of 2014, while a number of companies took advantage of this regulatory change, many still continue to report quarterly in 2017. The IR Society recently surveyed its members on their reporting practices.

Consultation Responses 22 December, 2016

FCA: Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II Implementation

Our response to the FCA on their consultation paper CP16/29: Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II Implementation

Blogs 22 December, 2016

Three ways to jump-start IR for SMEs

Many smaller listed companies do not have a dedicated IR team. Andrew Griffin offers advice for those wishing to stand out.

Blogs 22 December, 2016

Current trends and discussions in Germany

The German Investor Relations Association (DIRK) is the largest European professional association forging links between companies and the capital markets. Kay Bommer looks at DIRK’s current agenda.

Blogs 22 December, 2016

Best practice IR in the Brexit and Trump era

The recent changes in the political environment have raised the stakes for IROs. Gillian Karran-Cumberlege and Emily Baker offer practical tips.

Informed 21 December, 2016

Informed 93 – Winter 2016/17

This issue covers the 2016 IR Society Best Practice Awards, with pictures from the event and full coverage of the winners. There is also a feature on best practice in 2017, with articles discussing the political and regulatory landscape.

Blogs 17 November, 2016

Three practical tips for your investor presentations based on my favourite Shark Tank pitch

Radek Nemecek, IR Director at Cook Communications IR&PR reflects on the popular reality TV show Shark Tank (America’s version of Dragons’ Den) and shares tips from an entrepreneur's pitch that might help IROs improve their own presentations.

Blogs 13 October, 2016

Develop your skill set

Building your IR career requires a firm foundation – and for Vincenzo Leporiere this was in finance. Here he offers valuable tips.

Blogs 7 October, 2016

Coming soon… The Diploma in Investor Relations

Later this year, the IR Society will reveal the details of the new Diploma in Investor Relations (DIR). Ross Hawley, chair of the Society’s education committee, explains the significance of this innovation.

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