Financial Communications: Playing by the New Rules

Now that Regulation Fair Disclosure has been in effect nearly a year (PRN, Sept. 11, Aug. 28), industry insiders are coming to terms with how the law is affecting investor
relations. Once slow to adopt the Internet as a communications vehicle, preferring face time with institutional investors and Wall Street analysts, IR professionals now clamor to
get online with stakeholders. And with new technology comes a host of new procedural quandaries for financial communicators struggling to keep pace with the "fairness" issue. Even
if you're not an IR professional, the issues of fairness and balance in question here apply to many areas of corporate communications.