SEC Issues Important Guidance on the Use of Company Web Sites


The Securities and Exchange Commission published

guidance regarding the use of company web sites under

the Exchange Act and the antifraud provisions of the

federal securities laws, effective August 7, 2008. The

interpretive release focuses on when information posted on

a company web site is "public," liability for information on

company web sites, controls and procedures with respect

to such information, and the format of information


Pryor Cashman partner Edward C. Normandin and

associate Robert C. Lamonica have written an informative

Legal Update about the guidance.

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