's job is to oversee rehabilitation of the child's relationship with a parent, extended family or "connected person" where possible.
More than two-thirds (68 percent) of IROs
were committed by those aged
An SEC official I spoke with said this is an over-reaction, and recommends that the company's IRO
either write the MD & A or be intimately involved in the process, to ensure that the information is consistent with what the company is telling the investor community.
While boards tend to look to the general counsel or corporate secretary for advice on governance issues, the IRO
is taking on an expanded role with respect to the board.
"That's a good step, and it gives IROs
a lot of opportunities.
lack maintenance systems and it kills them financially in the long run; most are overly focused on rent growth rather than good maintenance."
"Most importantly, it is critical that small-cap IROs
[investor relations officers] understand the universe of small-cap investors and their investment criteria.
During NAA's most recent independent Rental Owner "Problem Solving" conference call in late December, IROs
shared additional revenue sources that are simple to implement and have a measurable impact on your NOT.
are useful because they facilitate communication between investors and the CEO and CFO by arranging meetings and attending industry trade shows and conferences where investors can talk with senior management.