Carol Wolf

Embrace Online Annual Reports: Create an Experience for Investors

Online annual reports have enhanced our ability to tell our company story to investors. As digital tools continue to become more sophisticated and accessible, public companies are looking to new …

Carol Wolf

Acquisition Integration for the IRO

Merger and acquisition activity is on the upswing in 2016. At the end of 2015, companies were sitting on more than $5 trillion in aggregate cash reserves, according …

Carol Wolf

Investor Relations Alert: The Presidential Election May Make for an Even Busier 3 Months

As the U.S. presidential election season continues, IR professionals may want to stay on their toes. That’s because atypical volatility of your stock price and even your price …

Carol Wolf

Secondary Markets Hold Hidden Opportunities for Companies Competing for Capital

Investor relations professionals on the prowl for new capital might want to look to the Federal Reserve for ideas. The Fed, as you may recall, has major bank …

Carol Wolf

IR Is About To Get A Lot More Intelligent – Artificially

Artificial Intelligence (AI) isn’t just the stuff of science fiction anymore. In fact, it’s starting to make its way into the realm of investor relations.  By gathering and …

Carol Wolf

The “Catch-22” of Cybersecurity Incident Disclosures

Cybersecurity breach disclosures are in a class by themselves. That’s in part, because the SEC hasn’t set hard and fast rules about what and when to disclose, merely …

Carol Wolf

Five Components for a Cybersecurity Attack Response Plan for the Inevitable Breach

Cybersecurity breaches are becoming so common that it’s no longer a matter of IF a breach will occur but rather WHEN. And because breaches can cause any number …

Carol Wolf

Enterprise Risk Management at the Board Level Needs to Include Cybersecurity

Forget the IT department: responsibility for cyber security breaches is increasingly falling on the board of directors. That’s because part of the board’s job is to mitigate enterprise …

Carol Wolf

Institutional Investors Getting in on the Activist Game

Activism isn’t just for hedge funds anymore. Institutional investors are increasingly getting in on the game and partnering with activists to spur rapid change. After all, the potential …

Carol Wolf

Top 5 Ways to Communicate Long-Term Strategies To a Market Focused on Short-Term Results

An emphasis on short-term financial results, also called short-termism, has so dominated the U.S. corporate landscape in recent years that some institutional investors are becoming frustrated. Among them …

Carol Wolf