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As financial institutions and investors turn to social media to instantly share snippets of news and potential clues about market trends, the FBI and SEC are monitoring such postings for evidence of insider trading and...more
Despite the fact that The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has spent years working on plans to adapt to the technological revolution that is changing the investing sphere, the disconnect between the agency and...more
Despite the fact that The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has spent years working on plans to adapt to the technological revolution that is changing the investing sphere, the disconnect between the regulatory body...more
Two stories playing out today have our attention for similar reasons. Both examples relate to the influence of social media, namely Twitter, as a function of risk management....more
Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a report clarifying that companies can use social media channels, such as Facebook and Twitter, to disseminate material nonpublic company information under Regulation...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission gave the green light last week for companies to share material, nonpublic information with investors over social media – as long as companies disclose beforehand which specific channels...more
On April 2, 2013, the Securities & Exchange Commission issued a Report of Investigation clarifying that a public company may use social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter to disseminate material information to...more
The SEC has provided guidance to publicly reporting companies on how to use popular social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, consistent with federal securities laws.
On April 2, 2013, the Securities and...more
On April 2, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a "report of investigation" that provides important guidance for companies that wish to use social media outlets, such as Facebook and Twitter, to publicly...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), on April 2, 2013, outlined a new disclosure position that clarifies that public companies can use social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter to announce key information in...more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission gave disclosures made through social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter a conditional “thumbs up” in a Report of Investigation it released on April 2, 2013. Issuers of...more
On April 2, 2013, the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that companies may use Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites to announce key information so long as investors have been alerted about which...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stated on Tuesday that public postings on sites such as Facebook and Twitter are now allowed to communicate company announcements. The SEC added that updates posted on social media...more
The U.S. SEC’s Division of Investment Management recently released a Guidance Update (the “Update”) concerning the application of SEC filing requirements for certain fund-related communications on “real-time” interactive...more
In This Issue:
- Financial Regulators Compete; JPMorgan Loses
- Six Ways to Survive the U.S. Congress
- How to Protect Your Brand from a Twitter Hacking
- Blogs Worth Following
- LEVICK In the News
Mar. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Marc Jaffe, co-chair of the Global Capital Markets Practice Group at Latham & Watkins LLP, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about the global outlook for the 2013 IPO market.
Jaffe, in this...more
Early last month, Netflix disclosed the fact that it and its Chief Executive Officer, Reed Hastings, had received “Wells Notices” from the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission....more
In October 2009, we published the first edition of this White Paper, focusing primarily on social media issues in the United States. The response was overwhelming and far beyond our expectation — clients, friends, press and...more
A weekly wrap up of interesting news about virtual worlds, virtual goods and other social media.
In This Issue:
- Union Facebook Page Not Picket Line Extension: NLRB Judge
- Parody New York Times Twitter...more
In July, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings posted on Facebook that viewing on his company’s site “exceeded 1 billion hours” of videos in June. The stock rose 6.2% on the day of the post. Last week, the SEC sent Netflix notice it...more
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