The SEC and Social Media
Twitter and Facebook just had another rocket ship put in their trajectory!  They, along with other social media, have been officially deemed by the Securities and Exchange Commission to be acceptable venues for companies to disclose material information to investors.  The only caveat is that public companies must advise investors where the information can be found, most likely using traditional media to do so.  READ MORE

Welcome to the 21st Century, SEC: How companies can work social media into their disclosure process
On April 2, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) took an important step into the 21st century when they stated that public companies can use social media as a means to disseminate material information. They did so in the context of exonerating Netflix CEO Reed Hastings of liability based on a prior accusation that the company had violated the regulatory body’s Regulation Fair Disclosure (Reg FD) rule.  READ Full ARTICLE
 


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