Use of Social Media for Issuers, Broker-Dealers and Advisers, and Investment Companies

05/28/2013 08:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Corporate Finance | Capital Markets, Broker-Dealer Compliance + Regulation, Public Companies Counseling + Compliance, Financial Institutions + Financial Services, and Investment Management

Morrison & Foerster LLP
1290 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10104

David M. Lynn

David M. Lynn


Joe Marano
(212) 336-4316

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Recently, regulators provided some additional guidance regarding the use of social media channels to disseminate issuer information. FINRA and the Commission also have been focus

ed on the use of social media by registered broker-dealers, and by investment advisers. During this session, we will review current guidance, best practices, and potential pitfalls, and address the following topics:

  • Using your website or social media tools for Reg FD purposes;
  • Using the Internet for capital-raising in exempt offerings;
  • Liability for hyperlinked and other third-party data on websites;
  • FINRA guidance to broker-dealers;
  • Guidance for private funds; and
  • Guidance for advisers.


New York and California CLE credit is pending.

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