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New research publication: “Shielding or engaging: the use of online shareholder platforms in investor relations”

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. more


Workshop on “CFO Positioning in Financial Communication“ at DIRK Conference

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.more


Paper presentation of CRiFC at the 67th ICA conference in San Diego

With its paper "Investor Relations - A Systematic Literature Review" the team of the Center for Research in Financial Communication was contributing to the 67th annual conference of International Communication Association (ICA) which took place from May 25 - 29, 2017 in San Diego, USA. more


International conference “The future of money”

On 30 June 2017, Prof. Christian Hoffmann and other experts will discuss the future of money at the international conference. more


Start of the study “Strategies in Financial Communication & Investor Relations”

Today, the Center for Research in Financial Communication launched the first wave of its academic study on “strategies in financial communication and investor relations”. Based on a comprehensive quantitative survey, the study explores how German stock corporations plan, control and evaluate their financial communication.more


Dr. Robert Vollrath becomes new member of the Steering Committee

Further members of the committee are Prof. Dr. Bernd Schuppener, Honorary Professor for Communication Management at the University of Leipzig, and Dr. Phoebe Kebbel, Managing Partner at Hering Schuppener Consulting. more