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: Informal Corporate Disclosure Under Federal Securities Law -- 2007 Edition examines the regulation of informal disclosure -- e.g., press releases, speeches, analyst conference calls, webcasts, and investor roadshows -- as distinguished from formal, highly structured disclosure in SEC filings. The coverage includes discussion of federal securities law, rules and court decisions; self-regulatory organization rules for listed companies; and standards of practice prescribed by the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI). The 2007 edition includes new discussion of analyst conflicts of interest, including recent measures, both domestic and international, to limit undue influence by issuers and others that can impair research objectivity (see ¶808). The discussion also examines international standards on selective disclosure to analysts (see ¶615). In addition, the work features coverage of comments by SEC Chairman Christopher Cox on the adequacy of website and blog disclosure for Regulation FD purposes (see ¶1008), NASDAQ rules governing disclosure of material information by listed companies (see ¶302, ¶404 and Chapter 5), and recent court decisions examining the materiality of forward-looking statements (see ¶904).