Corporate Disclosure What is Corporate Disclosure u Corporate

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Corporate Disclosure

Corporate Disclosure

What is Corporate Disclosure? u Corporate disclosure is information public companies, mutual funds and

What is Corporate Disclosure? u Corporate disclosure is information public companies, mutual funds and corporate insiders must disclose to the investing public. u Who cares? The government! It’s a legal requirement. u Some examples of documents include: u u u 10 K / Annual Reports 3, 4, 5 / Insider Transactions 425 A / Prospectuses 2

What Information Can You Get From Filings? u u u Industry Awareness Competitive Intelligence

What Information Can You Get From Filings? u u u Industry Awareness Competitive Intelligence Strategic Decision Making Business Development IFRS Reporting / Transition Financial Reporting Examples / Trends Note Disclosure Examples Best Practices Investor Relations Risk Management Precedent Research 3

Which Industries Does Corporate Disclosure Affect? u u u u Financial Services Investment Government

Which Industries Does Corporate Disclosure Affect? u u u u Financial Services Investment Government Resource Sector Legal Corporate Accounting 4

Who Benefits from Corporate Disclosure Filings?

Who Benefits from Corporate Disclosure Filings?

Who Benefits from Corporate Disclosure Filings? u u u Marketing u Who: Communications Experts

Who Benefits from Corporate Disclosure Filings? u u u Marketing u Who: Communications Experts u What: Press Releases u Why: Benchmarking Sales & Business Development u Who: Sales Experts & Analysts u What: Targeted Prospect Lists u Why: Create quick, easy, accurate and targeted lists Investor Relations u Who: VPs, Analysts, Associates, Managers u What: Mergers, Acquisitions, Financing, Press Releases u Why: Real-time alerts and instant notification 6

Who Benefits from Corporate Disclosure Filings? u u Corporate Actions u Who: VPs, Project

Who Benefits from Corporate Disclosure Filings? u u Corporate Actions u Who: VPs, Project Managers u What: Plans of Arrangement, Take-Over Bids, Director’s Circulars u Why: Real-time alerts and instant notification Finance u Who: CFOs, VPs, Controllers, Analysts, Accountants, Auditors u What: Financial Statements / Note Disclosures u Why: Benchmarking 7

Who Benefits from Corporate Disclosure Filings? u Legal u u Who: Managing Partners, Associates,

Who Benefits from Corporate Disclosure Filings? u Legal u u Who: Managing Partners, Associates, Paralegals, Articling Students, Librarians, Knowledge Management Teams What: Precedents & Alerts Why: Draft agreements, database of precedents and monitor prospects Client Services u u u Who: Managers, Associates What: Reports, Contracts, Agreements Why: Monitor clients and track documents 8

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