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  • Musk
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    How to handle an unpredictable CEO like Elon Musk

    2019-06-04T15:28:00Z

    There are activist CEOs and rogue CEOs. And then there’s Elon Musk, whose name came up quite often in a Compliance Week panel discussion about what to do when a leader goes off the rails.

  • SocialMediaTop
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    U.K. gets tough on social media firms

    2019-04-09T20:04:00Z

    Social media companies should beware new U.K. rules that say they’ll be subject to a new statutory duty of care making them responsiblie for their users’ safety.

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    SEC’s Twitter war with Elon Musk escalates with contempt claims

    2019-03-19T19:41:00Z

    The SEC made its final pitch to a federal court that Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk should be held in contempt of a previous order and settlement over what it says is unrepentant tweeting.

  • Blog post

    Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams steps down from board

    2019-02-25T11:45:00Z

    Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams has decided to step down as a member of its board of directors, effective at the end of the month, Twitter announced in an SEC filing on Feb. 22.

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    SEC targets Musk for ‘misleading’ Tesla tweets

    2018-09-27T18:30:00Z

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing Tesla for online comments made last month by founder Elon Musk about possibly taking the publicly traded company private, and is seeking to oust Musk as CEO.

  • Blog post

    Senators urge social media giants to block 3-D gun blueprints

    2018-08-17T14:15:00Z

    A group of Senate Democrats is urging leading technology companies to ensure that the publication of 3-D gun printing materials, which violate their terms of service, is not allowed on their platforms.

  • Blog post

    Senators want scrutiny of Trump tweet on unemployment data

    2018-06-12T12:45:00Z

    Democratic senators wants regulators to investigate whether “President Trump’s reckless comments on market-moving economic data" was a catalyst for insider trading. On June 1, Trump tweeted about positive employment numbers before the data went public.

  • Blog post

    Social media basics for the CCO

    2018-02-21T10:15:00Z

    Building a robust Twitter feed is a must-have in every compliance toolbox. As such, compliance professionals need to brush up on social media.

  • Blog post

    Social media companies lag on compliance with EU consumer rules

    2018-02-20T09:30:00Z

    Social media companies—Facebook, Twitter, and Google+—need to do more to respond to requests made last March by the European Commission and member states' consumer authorities to comply with EU consumer protection rules.

  • Blog post

    Former Google CFO joins Twitter board

    2017-09-20T11:00:00Z

    Patrick Pichette, former chief finanicial officer of Google, will join Twitter's board of directors as a new independent director, effective Dec. 1, 2017. He will also join both the audit and compensation committees of the board.

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    Perplexed 'False Tweeter' Claims to Have No Interest in Stock Market

    2015-11-12T12:45:00Z

    James Alan Craig is no retired Croatian underwear seamstress but the most recent developments in his "false tweets" case are starting to remind me a bit of the Sonja Anticevic saga from back in 2005.

  • Blog post

    SEC, DOJ Pursue Scottish Trader for 'False Tweets'

    2015-11-07T12:15:00Z

    Market manipulation is nothing new, of course, but both the SEC and DOJ pursued a social media-age method of illegally moving the market last week when they brought securities fraud charges against a Scottish trader whose allegedly used "false tweets" to caused the stock prices of two companies to plunge. ...

  • Blog post

    Blockbuster Mergers Prompt 'Tweet' Disclosures

    2015-09-01T11:15:00Z

    “Safe, not sorry” is the approach companies currently involved in multi-billion dollar mergers are taking to their disclosures of social media communications to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Insurance giants Aetna and Humana, in the midst of a $37 billion deal, and Charter Communications(merging with Time Warner Cable), have disclosed ...

  • Blog post

    My 15 'Must-Follows' on Twitter -- 2015 Edition

    2015-06-28T16:00:00Z

    In May 2009, when Twitter was in its infancy, I created a list of "15 People All Securities and Corporate Litigators Should Follow on Twitter." I updated that list here in February 2010, adding and removing a few people as I tried to identify the people and organizations who "consistently ...

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    OMG it is #TBT at the SEC!

    2015-02-12T10:30:00Z

    It is Thursday, so that means it is "Throwback Thursday" on Twitter and other social media sites such as Instagram. Throwback Thursday (referred to on Twitter and elsewhere by the hashtag #TBT) is the day of the week when many Twitter users reminisce by posting an old photo. This morning, ...