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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.

Stock Industry Classifications Are Changing – What This Means for You

The reclassification of hundreds of stocks will have broad investor relations-related implications for many public companies, including in the areas of share price valuation benchmarking, industry growth rate comparisons, and shareholder composition.

Is Ditching Quarterly Reports the Short-termism Answer?

A Presidential tweet recently ignited another conversation about a long-term focus in public equity markets.  As grand calls for change abound, what practical steps can directors and public company leaders take in the near-term to find practical ways to embrace long-termism?  In a column for Directors & Boards Abernathy MacGregor’s Pat Tucker offers perspective on the debate over quarterly reporting and advice for creating a long-term focused culture now.

The Oracle has spoken. Now What? A look at the practical path to pursuing long-termism.

Two of the most influential names in finance, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon, are making a public plea for companies to end the practice of providing quarterly guidance.  They are… Read more »