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CLE - Social Media: How Financial Services Firms View Legal & Regulatory Issues Relating to Social Media

Friday, November 16, 2012 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

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Social media is now being used routinely in business practices. Attend this timely program to learn the applicability of social media to financial services firms, the regulations that apply to social media use, and the legal considerations involved.

The panel of experts will address the legal and compliance issues faced by financial services firms regarding their use of social media in their businesses.


I. Regulatory Overview for Broker Dealer & Investment Advisor 

  • Supervisory obligations
  • Recordkeeping
  • Training
  • Policies and Procedures

II. Litigation/Evidentiary Issues

  • Authentication
  • Data gathering
  • Evidentiary issues
  • Technology challenges
  • Cases

III. Employment Issues

IV. Case Studies

V. Ethics Issues for Lawyers

  • Attorney use of social media
  • Usuing social media to obtain evidence
  • Customer cases
  • Implications on social media


CLE Credits: 3

Materials: The BBA offers CLE course materials in both electronic and print format.  Please remember to select your option during registration.  If you opt for the electronic version, a PDF link will be email to you prior to the seminar. We encourage laptops and portable devices at the seminar, Free WiFi is available in all conference rooms!

Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):




Jacqueline Querubin


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