Social media compliance updates from the 2014 FINRA Advertising Regulation Conference

Once again, social media compliance took center stage as FINRA dedicated two sessions to highlighting the adoption of social media in the financial services industry and the evolution of social media regulation. Here are some of the key topics and takeaways. Read more >

FCA proposes new social media rules

In new guidance consultation issued August 6 2014, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) aims to clarify the regulator’s approach to social media and provide guidance for how financial firms in the UK should handle financial promotions through social media communications. Read more >

Compliant social business for financial services with LinkedIn’s new Sales Navigator

Financial services professionals using the expanded features of the new LinkedIn Sales Navigator can rely on the same compliance and content support they’ve always enjoyed with LinkedIn and Hearsay Social. Read more >
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Technology and collaboration key to restoring consumer confidence and trust in financial markets: Recap from the 2014 FINRA Annual Conference

How are we to turn the tide, and what is the prescribed solution to restore trust in the securities market? The answer may lie in embracing new technology and collaboration. Read more >
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Partnering with global leaders in security and archiving to offer seamless and scalable social media compliance

Today we are excited to announce that we have expanded our partnership program with global leaders in security and compliance: Autonomy, Daegis AXS-One, Presensoft, Proofpoint, and Symantec. Read more >

What you need to know for social media compliance under CASL

How does one obtain written express opt-in consent for social media? Is a current LinkedIn contact or Facebook friend considered to have given implied consent to receive commercial social media posts? Read more >

Forrester Wave: Hearsay Social cited as a leader in social risk and compliance solutions

Today we are proud to announce that Forrester Research has recognized Hearsay Social as a leader in social risk and compliance solutions, according to a May 2014 report, “The Forrester Wave™: Social Risk and Compliance Solutions, Q2 2014.” Read more >

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