In the 11th edition of The Reporting Times, two articles on research projects in the context of the Center for Research in Financial Communication have been published.
The Center for Research in Financial Communication has started its research project on “Digital Leadership in Investor Relations” in cooperation with Deutsche Post DHL Group, Deutsche Telekom AG, innogy SE und SAP SE as well as DIRK e.V. Together with seven students from the Communication Management master program, the research team will explore how Investor Relations can successfully master the challenges of digitalization.
Deutsche Börse AG becomes a new partner of the Center for Research in Financial Communication. Within the cooperation, Martin Halusa, Head of Media Relations at Deutsche Börse, joins the Steering Committee of the competence center.
30 invited guests - including Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications as well as selected communication experts from business and science - discussed current research results and challenges as well as trends in capital market communications at the first Financial Communication Summit which took place on 13/14 September 2017.
The renowned publication Corporate Communications: An International Journal has published a paper on the use of online shareholder platforms in investor relations by the Center for Research in Financial Communication. The purpose of this paper is to analyze antecedents of listed corporations’ propensity to adopt online shareholder platforms.
Based on a recent study by the University of Leipzig, an empirically grounded task framework describing the role of the CFO in financial communication was introduced and reviewed by a communication practitioner the workshop at the 20. DIRK conference on 13 June 2017 in Frankfurt. Furthermore, the implications for investor relations were discussed with the participants of the workshop.