Speaking Engagement

The Integral Role of Ethics in Investor Relations

National Investor Relations Institute

Online Webinar

Blank Rome Corporate partner Yelena M. Barychev, co-lead of the firm’s ESG Team, will serve as a panelist for the National Investor Relations Institute (“NIRI”) webinar, “The Integral Role of Ethics in Investor Relations,” being held Monday, December 4, 2023, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST.


A panel of legal professionals and executives will discuss the ways investor relations officers (“IROs”) can address and resolve an ethics issue from a communication and disclosure perspective and how IR, PR, company officers and directors should be thinking about ethics and the role of investor relations.

The panelists will share case studies and tips on how to address various scenarios and will address what the key communication ethics challenges are for today and tomorrow.


  • Moderator: Nicole Noutsios, CEO, NMN Advisors
  • Jack Lazar, Board Member/Advisory & Former CFO/Operations Executive
  • Rahul Mathur, CFO, Alphawave Semi
  • Yelena Barychev, Partner, Blank Rome LLP


Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts, and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with members representing over 1,500 publicly held companies and $12 trillion in stock market capitalization.

For more information and to register, please visit the event webpage.