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Considerations for Upcoming Energy Company Earnings Announcements

In the face of unpredictable and in some cases irrational pricing metrics, companies must navigate through the noise and clearly articulate the current execution and future prospects of their companies.

Getting the Band Together, When They’re Apart: Making Virtual Earnings Calls Work

In these uncertain times, it is more critical than ever for company management to speak to investors with crisp, transparent messaging. Corporate executives can take advantage of technology, planning and practice to make their earnings calls run smoothly.

Q1 Financial Reporting During COVID-19: Far from Routine

Leveraging the learnings from our current activity with companies across all industries and regions, we have developed some strategies for management teams to consider as they begin preparing to report their first earnings results since the COVID-19 crisis began.

To Guide or Not to Guide: That is Today’s Question

Should updates be made now? Should guidance be withdrawn entirely? Caveats added? Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have an increasing number of clients thinking through the best approach to outstanding guidance. Senior Vice President Sheila Ennis shares her thoughts.

BlackRock’s 2020 Priorities: What Public Companies Need to Do Now

Last week, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink's annual letter to public company CEOs boldly announced BlackRock's increased focus on climate change and sustainability issues, with prescriptive actions the asset manager expects companies to take by year end.