Topic: Facebook

SEC Permits Corporate Communications Via Twitter, Facebook, Other Social Media

“The SEC’s release confirms that companies are permitted to announce material news through social media, provided investors know when and where to expect it.” (Orrick) The Securities and Exchange Commission has decided to let corporate communications move into the 21st Century.  Backing off from an earlier position that Netflix CEO Reed Hastings violated Regulation FD… Read more »

IPO Watch: What Lawyers Are Writing

The recent fallout (or should we say investor fury) after Facebook’s IPO had us wondering what lawyers and law firms are writing on the subject of initial public offerings and related topics these days. Here’s a quick look at some of what we found. FYI(PO): Underwriter Not a Fiduciary of a Security Issuer (Dechert LLP)… Read more »

Social Media and the Law – A Friday Reading List

For your reference, here’s a Friday roundup of recent updates covering a wide range of issues at the intersection of social media and the law, published by leading lawyers and law firms on JD Supra: – An Update on Social Media and Employee Discipline (McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC): “…Employees, and unions, have flocked to… Read more »