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Relevance of Securities Laws in the Social Media Age

Palo Alto Presentation and Lunch

05/02/2012 11:30 a.m. - 01:30 p.m.

Public Companies Counseling + Compliance, Securities Litigation, and Securities Enforcement

Crowne Plaza
Cabana Hotel
4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Darryl P. RainsJackie LiuDavid M. Lynn, and Aaron P. Rubin

Seminar

Join us for this timely seminar series in New York, Palo Alto, and San Francisco.

The use of social media by public companies and their employees raises many legal issues, such as the application of the federal securities laws to communications made through company websites, blogs, Twitter and Facebook. Those communications implicate laws regulating selective disclosure and prohibited disclosures during public and private securities offerings. In this program we will provide best practices and practical advice on addressing these issues. Topics will include:

  • The latest trends in the use of social media for communicating corporate and investor information
  • The use of social media in the public and private securities offering process, including crowdfunding
  • Social media considerations under Regulations FD and G and proxy solicitation
  • Social media guidelines vs. policies
  • Antifraud considerations with social media communications

Schedule
11:30 am – Noon Registration
Noon – 1:30 pm Program
Lunch will be served.


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