Created in 2005, the Observatoire de la Communication Financière (OCF) is an association that serves as a forum for the observation of financial communication and promotes exchanges amongst financial market professionals.
This initiative is intended primarily to provide listed companies of all sizes, for the very first time, with a multidisciplinary perspective on the main challenges of financial communication and to promote best practices in the field.
Each year, the edition continues to promote best practices in financial communication since the publication of the original guide in 2008. Thanks to a multidisciplinary team of contributors, it demonstrates that while financial communication obeys a set of rules and regulations, their implementation leaves a great deal of freedom to issuers.
This guide provides an easily digested overview of the regulatory framework applicable to financial communication, updated each year to take account of changes in regulations in France. It also ad-dresses the practices and hence the daily work of investor relations professionals as regards internal relations and relations with financial markets. The latest developments in the profession are covered in the third chapter of this edition.
This guide also provide: