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SEC Issues Risk Alert On Adviser Personnel's Use Of Electronic Messaging
On December 14, 2018, the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") issued a Risk Alert to share its observations from a recent exam initiative.
United States
27 Dec 2018
EU Member State Courts Rule Against Facebook's WhatsApp In Decisions Providing Guidance On The Contours Of Consent For Data Processing
WhatsApp has recently faced scrutiny by regulators about data processing consents it purported to obtain from users.
European Union
22 Mar 2018
Video: Life Sciences Quarterly: The Use Of Social Media And Mobile Applications In Clinical Trials & Recent Developments In Research Fraud
What are the legal implications of using social media and mobile applications in clinical trials and the recent developments impacting research fraud investigations?
United States
14 Dec 2017
FDA Issues Two Draft Guidance Documents Relating To Internet And Social Media Use By Drug And Device Manufacturers
On June 17, 2014, the FDA released two draft guidance documents related to manufacturer communications on the Internet and social media platforms.
United States
20 Jun 2014
Hulu Video Privacy Protection Act Summary Judgment Ruling In The N.D. Of California Emphasizes Importance Of Knowing What Data Companies Are Collecting And Sharing When Consumers Watch Video Online
The Northern District of California in In Re: Hulu Privacy Litigation, issued a summary judgment opinion under the Video Privacy Protection Act.
United States
6 May 2014
SEC Staff Provides Guidance To Investment Advisers On The Use of Social Media
In response to the prevalence of social media sites featuring consumer reviews of various types of businesses, on March 28, 2014, the SEC’s Division of Investment Management published an IM Guidance Update to address concerns arising from the rating of investment advisers on such social media sites (the "Guidance Update").
United States
17 Apr 2014
SEC Provides Guidance On The Use Of Social Media To Disseminate Investor Information
On April 2, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a report clarifying existing guidance.
United States
9 Apr 2013
FTC Updates Social Media & Online Advertising Guidelines - Disavowing Settled Practices And Imposing Tighter Disclosure Requirements For Digital Advertising
This change is potentially significant, and the new .com Disclosures guidance should be carefully understood by those participating in digital advertising.
United States
25 Mar 2013
New State Laws Prohibit Employers And Academic Institutions From Requesting Usernames And Passwords To Monitor Social Media Activity, Creating Complications For Compliance With Federal Securities Regulations
An increasing number of states are passing laws that prohibit employers and academic institutions from requesting or requiring employees, job applicants, students, and prospective students to turn over their social media usernames and passwords.
United States
28 Jan 2013
NLRB Offers Guidance On Employer Social Media Policies
On January 24, 2012, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (the "NLRB") issued a report on recent NLRB decisions concerning the impact of federal labor law (which applies to both union and non-union employers) on social media policies in the workplace.
United States
7 Feb 2012
The Latest in FTC Privacy Initiatives
On Wednesday, December 1, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") released its long-awaited preliminary report on the protection of consumer privacy, "Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers" (the "Report").
United States
9 Dec 2010
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