SEC is neither the Southeastern Conference nor the top-of-the-line mercedes. It is the Securities Exchange Commission, which monitors and regulates all public corporations in the US. Foreign companies listed on US Exchanges have to meet US reporting requirements. Investment community: Analysts, can be buy or sell side, are people who use financial modeling techniques, industry knowledge and management meetings to determine the future prospects of a company. Investors are people who may or may not use that research to buy stock. Company: Board of Directors are responsible for approving major corporate decisions and guiding a company forward. Employees Media is definitely an audience for investor communications, as they will hear or see everything a company puts out.
Developing an IR Plan NIRI Introduction to Investor Relations Case Study Keith Mabee Vice Chairman, Dix & Eaton Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston September 23, 2009
Investor relations is a strategic management responsibility that integrates finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance to enable the most effective two-way communication between a company, the financial community, and other constituencies, which ultimately contributes to a company's securities achieving fair valuation.
An intangible asset is an identifiable non-monetary asset without physical substance held for use in the production or supply of goods or services, for rental to others, or for administrative purposes.