From time to time SpiritDomains/IARegistry may post important Announcements within your Control Panel. This Announcement would appear to you:
immediately upon login into your Control Panel as a full page. After you have read the Announcement, you can click the Proceed button to continue working with your Control Panel.
only once as a full page Announcement. After you have seen the Announcement once, it would start appearing in the Announcement box, from where you can click either its Title or Teaser line to view the complete announcement.
as an Archived Announcement, after the Announcement has expired. Archived Announcements can be view by pointing to Help in the Menu and clicking Announcements.