Survey finds social media gap between investors, companies

Survey finds social media gap between investors, companies

Despite the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) giving a green light to disclosure via social media, the vast majority of investor relations (IR) departments are neither using social media today nor do they have any intention of doing so any time soon. That’s the headline finding from a survey by Corbin Perception for the [...]

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SEC’s social media guidance has devil in details

SEC’s social media guidance has devil in details

THE US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has clarified that companies can use social media to meet their public disclosure obligations under Regulation FD if the channels they use meet certain standards and companies expressly inform investors about their disclosure practices. In essence, the SEC has now explicitly extended its 2008 interpretive guidance (PDF) governing [...]