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Ten Things to Know about Responsible Investment and Performance

03/17/2011
New York – Today, GovernanceMetrics International (GMI), a provider of corporate governance and ESG research globally, released a report on the relationship between responsible investments and performance. For this report, ...

Compliance and Best Practices

03/15/2011
New York – A recent ‘how-to’ book by a sell side equity analyst provides insights on what makes a good analyst.  First on author James Valentine’s list is to ‘identify ...

CSA Use Grows on Buy-Side

03/14/2011
New York, NY – According to a report recently published by Boston-based consulting firm the Tabb Group, three-quarters of all US buy-side firms currently use commission sharing agreements.  In addition, ...

Ned Davis Research Announces New Equity Rating Models

03/11/2011
Ned Davis Research, Inc. has developed new models to generate its approximately 1,400 individual stock ratings, formerly known as the Individual Stock Perspective ratings. The new NDR Equity Rating (Buy, ...

Guidepoint mentioned in latest insider trading complaint

03/10/2011
New York – A new wrinkle in the ongoing insider trading investigation emerged today as Massachusetts officials accused James Silverman of acting on information he received from Guidepoint Global, an ...

SEC Charges Former Dewey Associate with Insider Trading

03/09/2011
New York, NY – Earlier this week, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged former Dewey & LeBoeuf associate, Todd Leslie Treadway, with insider trading.  This new case marks the fourth ...

Slim Multiples

03/07/2011
New York – Increased mergers and acquisitions activity is moving valuations higher, but independent research firms looking for exits should not get too excited.  While multiples are improving, they remain ...

Sustainable Emerging Markets Conference

03/04/2011
New York – This year, the Sustainable Emerging Markets Conference will be held on March 24th at the Renaissance London Chancery Court Hotel. Responsible Investor and C5 have partnered to ...

Maven Research Launches Survey Platform

03/03/2011
New York – This week, Maven Research announced the launch of a custom electronic survey product to compliment their primary telephone consultation offering. The aim of this product is to ...

IPOs & Research

03/01/2011
New York – U.S. IPO volume is up 300% so far this year, reinforcing the pendulum swing back in favor of large broker dealer research.  IPOs garner higher commission allocations, ...
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