IR Leader
August 14, 2018
Are you new to the investor relations profession? Are you looking to expand your investor relations skills while building your network? Then we have the resources you need, in one convenient and affordable bundle.

This bundle includes:
  • Registration to the Essentials of Investor Relations in Vancouver (Value: $1,050);
  • A CIRI National and Chapter Membership (Value: $740);
  • Standards and Guidance for Disclosure and Model Disclosure Policy (Value: $500); and
  • Guide to Developing an Investor Relations Program (Value: $135).
Total retail value: $2,425
CIRI's 2018 Membership/Essentials of IR: $1,490
That's a savings of more than $900!

For more details on the benefits and savings in this package, contact Kaitlin Davis at
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CIRI is pleased to inform you that new job opportunities are available in Alberta and Ontario.

CIRI members can click here to view the postings. You must be logged in as this is a 'Members Only' benefit.

Are you looking to create or fill a position in your company or for a client? Here's an effective way to reach CIRI members who are looking for new challenges in investor relations.

Members may submit a job posting free of charge. Non-members may submit a job posting for $150+HST.

To submit a job posting, contact Kaitlin Davis at or (416) 364-8200.

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Top Stories

How Small Caps Can Tackle Investor Prejudice

Agility and speed of innovation are good reasons to invest in small caps

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Is It Time To Regulate Proxy Advisory Firms?

The idea of regulating proxy advisory firms has been in the ether for quite some time, but it's an idea that never quite comes to fruition. However, there seems to be a lot of chatter about this topic now, raising the question: is now the time?

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Climate on the Ballot: New Study Surveys How Canadian Investors Vote

Investors view climate change as posing risks to long-term portfolio values and see the opportunity with companies that are innovating sustainable technologies. The importance of managing climate risk is confirmed by a new study on proxy-voting, Climate voting by large Canadian investors 2016-2017, which reveals that climate change is high on the agenda of significant Canadian investors.

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Study Finds Disturbing Evidence of Earnings Management

Not only companies but also stock analysts and earnings-data clearinghouses are linked to the deception.

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SEC Staff to Hold Roundtable on the Proxy Process

In 2010, the SEC issued a concept release seeking public comment on whether the U.S. proxy system as a whole operates with the accuracy, reliability, transparency, accountability, and integrity that shareholders and companies should expect. In light of the many changes in our markets, technology, and how companies operate since then, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton issued a statement noting SEC staff will host a roundtable this fall to hear from investors, issuers, and other market participants about whether the SEC's proxy rules should be refined.

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Corporate Boards Are No Longer Afraid to Say a CEO Was Fired

Boards are acting more quickly than ever to fire executives accused of misconduct, and they're more likely to be clear about the reasons, according to two new studies.

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Are Sustainability Rankings Consistent Across Ratings Agencies?

As more and more companies begin to devote serious attention to sustainability reporting, many different systems of rating the depth and effectiveness of sustainability efforts have arisen. The authors compare three leading sustainability rankings, examining their methodologies and results. Unfortunately, a lack of consistency and transparency from these rating agencies currently exists, impeding greater efficiency in the capital markets.

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Stepping Up Governance on Cyber Security

The PRI today launched findings on how seriously corporates are taking the issue of cyber security, with the publication of Stepping up governance on cyber security: what is corporate disclosure telling investors?

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MiFID II and Systematic Internalisers: If Only Someone Knew This Would Happen

It has been about seven months since the EU's implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and some early results are starting to come in. In June, the French market regulator AutoriteĀ“des Marches Financiers (AMF) voiced disappointment about the impact of MiFID II on market transparency, one of the directive's key aims. What is perhaps even more disappointing is that this result was predicted by more or less all stakeholders involved in the MiFID II process.

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