Information in analyst reports must be clear and complete; facts should be distinguished from opinion.
Analysts must not threaten to use their research reports or recommendations to affect their relationship with corporate issuers.
Corporate issuers must provide access to corporate management to analysts and investors,Corporations must not discriminate among analysts based on prior research opinions or recommendations,
Companies must not attempt to influence research or recommendations by threatening to deny analysts access to company representatives or by exerting pressure on analysts or their firms through other business relationships.
Only those portions of an analyst report that do not contain conclusions or recommendations should be reviewed by corporate issuers
Issuer paid research reports must be identified as such and certify that the analysis or recommendations in the report are the true opinion of the analyst.
New Equity Analyst Guidelines from AIMR
By March 11, 2004 · ··