Thursday 08 December 2016

What the New SEC Rule on Disclosure in Social Media Means for IR

What does the SEC’s newly released opinion on social media and disclosure mean for investor relations professionals? Edelman’s Jeff Zilka, Rich Myers, and Phil Gomes provide an analysis over at Edelman.com.

From the article:

On April 2, 2013 (a date perhaps chosen to avoid a misunderstanding), the SEC issued clarification about social media’s role in disclosure. This was in response to a controversial Facebook post by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who posted the achievement of a business milestone on Facebook. This sparked renewed debate about the topic of what constitutes “disclosure” on the social Web.

Continue reading at Edelman.com.

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