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The Earnings Call: When Investor Relations Officers Prove Their Worth

The Earnings Call is arguably the single most important point of contact between a public company and the market. A wrong word, phrase or poor explanation could cause your stock price to tumble.  Enter the Investor Relations Officer, the unsung hero of earnings calls.

Intelligize Chief Strategy Officer, Phil Brown, explores the modern earnings call and identifies the sheer volume of information IROs must consider when preparing.

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Understanding Disclosure Effectiveness

The reach of disclosure effectiveness could graze all corners of the business and finance sphere. This whitepaper takes a balanced. insightful look at disclosure effectiveness. considering its immediacy, its roots, and how it is already projected to affect corporations. law firms, accounting firms, and the shareholders who invest in them.

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Special Reports

Special Report: Snap Judgment on Non-Voting Shares in an IPO

Non-voting shares are nothing new in the world of capital markets, but never before have they been the security on sale in an IPO. They hadn’t been, that is, until Snap. Inc. sold $3 billion of non-voting shares in a splashy IPO that gave the capital markets industry a welcome reminder of the glory days of old. But much remains unknown about shareholder experience with non-voting shares, leaving open the question of whether Snap’s IPO will, in retrospect, look more like a harbinger of further initial offerings of non-voting shares, or a “fool me once” event that wise investors will steer clear of in the future.

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Yahoo’s Cybersecurity Fallout Revealed

A lot can be learned from how Yahoo reacted to and managed its cybersecurity challenges. In this special report, Intelligize analyzes Yahoo’s recent disclosure around the findings of its investigation, details of the various cybersecurity breaches that implicated Yahoo’s management team, and ensuing disciplinary actions undertaken against the C-suite and the legal team.

Yahoo’s embattled position around exposure to cybersecurity illustrates the ramifications that develop if there are insufficient safeguards and response plans in place in an environment in which cybersecurity risks continue to grow exponentially. This report explores the wide-ranging impact that easily encompasses M&A deal due diligence, cybersecurity liability insurance, litigation and shareholder reaction.

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