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Australian Regulator Censures Boutique After Implementing Tougher Research Regulations

03/01/2018
The Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC), the country’s financial markets regulator, forced a small mining research firm which provides issuer-paid research as well as corporate advisory services to strengthen ...

Scandinavian Banks Turn to Issuer Sponsored Research as MiFID II Solution

02/26/2018
Oslo-based bank, DNB has recently announced that it plans to offer “issuer sponsored” research as a way to finance the production of research for uncovered or under covered companies and ...
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Sidoti Launches Dedicated Website for Issuer Paid Research

01/25/2018
After launching company sponsored research last April, small cap specialist Sidoti & Company has created a separate website to promote the research.  The number of companies under coverage has grown ...
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European Exchanges Add Issuer-Paid Research

12/21/2017
Anticipating a decline in small-cap research coverage in the wake of MiFID II’s unbundling provisions, Deutsche Börse and Borsa Italiana are promoting issuer-paid research for listed companies. Germany & Italy ...
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S&P Launches ESG Ratings

05/09/2017
S&P Global Ratings launched a ‘Green Evaluation’ service, an issuer-paid rating of the environmental impact, governance and transparency of securities transactions. The ratings were developed by the Infrastructure Ratings practice ...
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Sidoti Pulls IPO, Launches Issuer-Paid Research

04/18/2017
Small cap researcher Sidoti & Company withdrew its IPO, reflecting a lack of investor interest in the proposed offering.  Separately, Sidoti has launched company-sponsored research with modest initial success. Sidoti ...
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SEC Sweeps Issuer-Paid Research Abuses

04/14/2017
The US Securities and Exchange Commission took enforcement actions against seven research firms which failed to disclose they were issuer-paid. The SEC filed fraud charges against seven firms that offer ...
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Issuer-Paid Firm LifeSci Advisors Adds Public Relations

02/13/2017
LifeSci Advisors, a healthcare investor relations consultancy which offers issuer-paid research, has launched a public relations affiliate as it continues to expand its corporate-oriented business model.  Like UK-based Edison Investment ...
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SIX Swiss Exchange Launches Issuer-Paid Research Program

10/28/2016
SIX Swiss Exchange, Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, launched a visibility program which offers issuer-paid research coverage for its listed small and medium-sized companies.  Interest in issuer-sponsored research has been increasing ...
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Issuer-Paid Firm LifeSci Advisors Beefs Up Corporate Access

10/25/2016
LifeSci Advisors, a healthcare investor relations consultancy which offers issuer-paid research, hired a Vertical Research salesperson to add to its corporate access team.  The new hire illustrates the high priority ...