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Social Media 2014: Addressing Corporate Risks

Posted in Employment Law, Event, IP, Online Promotions, Privacy

Please join Socially Aware editor John Delaney as he chairs Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) “Social Media 2014: Addressing Corporate Risks.” Issues to be addressed at the conference include: Social media: how it works, and why it is transforming the business world Drafting and updating social media policies User-generated content and related IP concerns Ensuring protection… Continue Reading

Data Protection Masterclass Webinar: Spotlight on Social Media Marketing and Policies

Posted in Employment Law, Event, Online Promotions, Privacy

Our global privacy + data security group’s Data Protection Masterclass Webinar series is turning the spotlight on social media marketing and policies in January. Please join Socially Aware contributors Christine Lyon and Karin Retzer, along with Ann Bevitt in our London office for a webinar that will examine the laws and regulations in the United… Continue Reading

BITS Social Media Risk Management Forum: Washington, D.C. Panel

Posted in Event, Financial Institutions

Socially Aware editor John Delaney will be speaking at the BITS Social Media Risk Management Forum on July 31, 2013, at the Four Seasons Georgetown Hotel in Washington, D.C. John will be participating in a panel discussion on social media-related business and legal risks for financial services companies, and strategies for mitigating such risks. For… Continue Reading

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

Posted in Event

Readers in the New York area, please join us for a complimentary, in-person event on Tuesday, May 28. Recently, regulators provided some additional guidance regarding the use of social media channels to disseminate issuer information. FINRA and the Commission also have been focused on the use of social media by registered broker-dealers, and by investment… Continue Reading

Technology Law Update: Recent Developments in Social Media & Internet Law

Posted in Event

Please join Socially Aware editor John Delaney as he speaks at the New England Corporate Counsel Association’s “Technology Law Update: Recent Developments in Social Media & Internet Law” event in Waltham, MA on Wednesday, April 10. Issues to be addressed in the presentation include the following: Recent developments and trends impacting corporate uses of social… Continue Reading

Social Media 2013: Addressing Corporate Risks – New York City Presentation

Posted in Event

Please join Socially Aware editor John Delaney as he chairs Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) “Social Media 2013: Addressing Corporate Risks.” Issues to be addressed at the conference include the following: Social media: How it works, and why it is transforming the business world Drafting and updating social media policies User-generated content and related IP concerns… Continue Reading

Social Media 2013: Addressing Corporate Risks

Posted in Event

Social media sites are transforming not only the daily lives of consumers, but also how companies interact with consumers. However, along with the exciting new marketing opportunities presented by social media come challenging new legal issues. In seeking to capitalize on the social media gold rush, is your company taking the time to identify and… Continue Reading

Morrison & Foerster and Grant Thornton Event: JOBS Act, Theory and Practice

Posted in Event, Uncategorized

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) is resulting in significant changes to the way in which public and private offerings are conducted, presenting new funding opportunities and strategies for emerging growth companies. Please join Morrison & Foerster and Grant Thornton on Wednesday, July 18, in the New York City office of Morrison &… Continue Reading

Pinterest: Key Legal Considerations in Using the Internet’s Hottest Social Media Platform

Posted in Copyright, Event

Pinterest is 2012′s “most talked-about” social media platform and one of the fastest-growing standalone websites in history.  By tapping into the enthusiasm for gathering and presenting images that have been pulled from across the web, Pinterest has created a powerful content sharing platform - and has provoked strong objections from copyright owners.  Companies that are considering… Continue Reading

Relevance of Securities Laws in the Social Media Age – Seminar Series

Posted in Event, SEC, Securities Law

Join us for this timely seminar series in New York, Palo Alto, and San Francisco. The use of social media by public companies and their employees raises many legal issues, such as the application of the federal securities laws to communications made through company websites, blogs, Twitter and Facebook. Those communications implicate laws regulating selective… Continue Reading