(1) Basic Policy for IR Activities
Under the Corporate Vision of “Creating excitement and peace of mind for the people of the world,” JVCKENWOOD shall promote IR activities for the purpose of maintaining and developing relations of trust with stakeholders including shareholders and investors. By accurately and plainly disclosing important information on JVCKENWOOD in a fair, timely and appropriate manner, we shall aim to improve management transparency and provide stakeholders with a better understanding of the Company so that they can evaluate it appropriately.
(2) Fairness of Information Access
The Company has established the Regulations for Timely Disclosure as company rules regarding information provision for stakeholders. The Information Disclosure Council shall examine the content and means of information disclosure on matters decided or identified within the Company and provide accurate information to stakeholders in a timely manner.
(3) IR Spokespersons
To ensure the accuracy of information and fairness of disclosure, JVCKENWOOD’s IR activities shall be undertaken in principle by IR spokespersons, including the Chairman, President, Director in charge, and manager in charge of IR in the Corporate Communication Department. In principle, executives and employees other than IR spokespersons shall not provide information by themselves on the Company to persons concerned with securities markets and the mass media. However, IR spokespersons may appoint other executives and employees as their deputies when necessary.
(4) Quiet Period Policy
JVCKENWOOD shall observe a quiet period from the closing date of each quarter through to the announcement of financial results for the quarter (first half period/full fiscal year) in order to prevent the leak of financial results information and ensure the fairness of information disclosure. During the quiet period, the Company shall refrain from making comments and answering questions pertaining to its financial results. However, if any matter should emerge during the quiet period that falls under the timely disclosure standards, the Company shall disclose information in accordance with the Timely Disclosure Rules and other applicable rules.
(5) Definition of Disclosed Information
In conformity with the “Regulations for Timely Disclosure,” the Company shall appropriately disclose financial and non-financial information in accordance with the Companies Act, Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, and other applicable laws and regulations, as well as the rules of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Company shall also voluntarily provide information other than the disclosed information in accordance with laws and regulations.
(6) Method of timely disclosure
As a general rule, the Company will make timely disclosure via Timely Disclosure network(TDnet) run by the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. and then promptly notify the press and follow other disclosure procedures in the methods stipulated by laws and regulations. The disclosed information will be posted on the Company’s website, immediately following the disclosure.