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September 27, 2000 | Reuters
The Securities Industry Assn. has joined with the National Investor Relations Institute in asking the SEC to delay new rules designed to ensure that key corporate information is released to all investors at the same time. The SEC's rule, Regulation FD (for Fair Disclosure), was approved by the commission in August, with an Oct. 23 start date.
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October 13, 2000
The Securities and Exchange Commission rejected a corporate group's request to delay the Oct. 23 starting date for a new rule barring selective release of important company news. The group, the National Investor Relations Institute, had asked the SEC to delay the rule it approved in August barring companies from releasing market-sensitive information to favored Wall Street analysts before announcing it to the public.
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BUSINESS
September 23, 2000 | From Bloomberg News
A group representing corporate executives has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission for a two-month postponement of a new rule that is to bar selective release of important company news. The National Investor Relations Institute, whose members work on a daily basis with securities analysts who follow their companies, asked the SEC to delay the starting date for the new rule to Dec. 29 from Oct. 23, saying "many questions remain unanswered."
BUSINESS
September 23, 2000 | From Bloomberg News
A group representing corporate executives has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission for a two-month postponement of a new rule that is to bar selective release of important company news. The National Investor Relations Institute, whose members work on a daily basis with securities analysts who follow their companies, asked the SEC to delay the starting date for the new rule to Dec. 29 from Oct. 23, saying "many questions remain unanswered."
BUSINESS
September 14, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying that Orange County has become a distinct business center, 30 local investor relations officials said Thursday that they are breaking away from the Los Angeles branch of a national professional group to form their own chapter. The Orange County group will form the 30th chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute. Most of the charter members of the new chapter are now members of the Los Angeles branch.
BUSINESS
July 10, 1996 | GREG JOHNSON
The Orange County chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute recently handed out awards to the top finishers in its fourth annual annual-report contest. Sunrise Medical Inc. won the top award for a report design that blended financial numbers and the "human elements of the business." Other award winners were: Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co. for the best "summary" report; Beckman Instruments Inc. for the best design; Fluor Corp.
BUSINESS
July 25, 2006 | From Reuters
Two influential think tanks called on companies Monday to stop giving quarterly earnings forecasts, saying they lead to a focus on short-term stock prices instead of long-term value. The recommendations were made by the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics and by the CFA Centre for Financial Market Integrity, the policy arm of the CFA Institute, which administers the Chartered Financial Analyst program for analysts and portfolio managers worldwide.
BUSINESS
October 3, 2002 | From Bloomberg News
The Securities and Exchange Commission is preparing a rule to require companies that publish pro forma financial results to explain how those numbers differ from earnings that follow U.S. accounting standards. Pro forma figures, which exclude costs such as merger charges, became popular in the 1990s as many otherwise marginally profitable or unprofitable technology firms tried to make their finances appear more favorable.
BUSINESS
November 30, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
JoAnne Martz, investor relations specialist at Emulex Corp., was listening intently Thursday as experts discussed how best to deal with Wall Street and shareholders during uncertain economic times. The experts seemed to agree on some things: Times are tough; the economy is slowing; investors are jittery, and the near-term outlook for Wall Street is, well, anybody's guess.
BUSINESS
April 26, 2001 | From Times Wire Services
"Sell" is a four-letter word on Wall Street. And the reason only 1% of analysts' investment recommendations are "sells" is another four-letter word: "fear." At least that was the finding of a new poll of almost 1,000 analysts and research salespeople. Eighty-eight percent of brokerage analysts said the companies they cover would retaliate against a sell recommendation by cutting their firms out of lucrative stock offerings and merger deals.
BUSINESS
September 14, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying that Orange County has become a distinct business center, 30 local investor relations officials said Thursday that they are breaking away from the Los Angeles branch of a national professional group to form their own chapter. The Orange County group will form the 30th chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute. Most of the charter members of the new chapter are now members of the Los Angeles branch.
BUSINESS
July 28, 2000 | Reuters, Bloomberg News
A Securities and Exchange Commission proposal to halt selective disclosure of company news is turning into a battle between individual investors and industry insiders. Top executives at Merrill Lynch & Co., Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc., A.G. Edwards Inc. and other firms asked SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt on Thursday to abandon the proposal.
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