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SEC Smiles and Frowns on Use of Social Media Under Regulation FD

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Public Companies and Securities Many may remember the Netflix matter.  That stemmed from an inquiry the SEC’s Division of Enforcement launched about a post that Netflix CEO Reed Hastings made on his personal Facebook page.  The post stated that Netflix’s monthly online viewing had exceeded one billion hours for the first time. The SEC has now backed down with […] Read more →

by   |   April 2, 2013

CFTC Approves Final Regulations Governing Exemption from Required Clearing for Inter-Affiliate Swaps

Banking, Derivatives The CFTC has issued a final rule to exempt swaps between certain affiliated entities within a corporate group from the clearing requirement under the Commodity Exchange Act, or... Read more →

by   |   April 1, 2013

Changes to Proposed Investment Adviser Legislation

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity We previously reported that there was proposed legislation making its way through the Minnesota legislature that contained a number of amendments to the securities laws relating... Read more →

by   |   March 30, 2013

SEC Exempts Another Crowd Funding Site From Broker-Dealer Rules

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has granted AngelList relief on accepting transaction based compensation for crowd funding, exempting it from the broker-dealer rules.  A couple days ago, the SEC granted... Read more →

by   |   March 29, 2013