The SEC may be watching you blog, tweet

04/28/2009 | Wall Street Journal, The

Public companies and their attorneys are starting to insist upon including securities-law disclaimers in company blogs and tweets, worried that Securities and Exchange Commission regulations apply to the social media just as they do to news releases. Lisa Wood of Foley Hoag LLP agrees that the Web offers "all of the traditional ways that a company can get in trouble for making public statements."

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