Disclosure statement and silent period
Digital Workforce Plc (the “Company”) is a Finnish public limited liability company, the shares of which are traded on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland multilateral market maintained by Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.
In its publications and communication, the Company complies with the rules, regulations and guidelines of the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd, First North, the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) and the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority (“FIN-FSA”), the Market Abuse Regulation ((EU) No 596/2014 (“MAR”) as well as the obligations regarding companies listed on First North laid out in the Finnish Securities Markets Act, the Limited Liability Companies Act and other legislation.
Digital Workforce is obligated to provide information that is sufficiently reliable, comprehensive, timely and comparable to investors to help them make their investment decisions. The Company is obligated to ensure that all market participants have essential and sufficient information available equally, simultaneously, consistently and without delay on the Company’s operations, operating environment, strategy, targets and operative result in order to make an informed assessment of the Company and the financial instruments it has issued.
The Company publishes the financial statements release, financial statements and report of operations and the half-year report as well as business reviews by a company release in accordance with a yearly schedule published in advance. Before the beginning of each financial period, the Company publishes an events calendar on its website containing the publication dates of the Company’s financial reports, the publication week of the Company’s annual report and the date of the Company’s annual general meeting.
Silent period and closed period
A silent period precedes all periodically published financial reports, beginning 30 days prior to the publication of the following financial report. During this time, the Company’s representatives do not meet with capital market or media representatives or issue statements regarding the Company’s financial position, markets or future outlook. The silent period ends on the publication of the financial statement release or half-year report or the business review.
If an event during the silent period requires immediate disclosure (such as a major business event), the Company will disclose the information without delay in accordance with regulations and guidelines regarding the disclosure obligation and can comment on the event in question after disclosure.
The MAR imposes a closed period of 30 calendar days on persons discharging managerial responsibilities within an issuer before the announcement of a half-year report or a year-end report. It is forbidden to trade in the financial instruments issued by the Company, on one’s own account or for the account of a third party, directly or indirectly, during the closed period.