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Online Records Retention

by Chirag Verma on July 30, 2015 in

5 Tips For Online Records Retention

How is your business dealing with the issue of digital record-keeping and online document security? Do you feel confident that you could present your records as authentic evidence to a regulator or judge? How...

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Financial companies & social media

by Chirag Verma on July 29, 2015 in

How financial companies are succeeding at social media

The past couple of years seemed to bring more fear than fun for the financial industry in the social media arena. There was the much-talked-about ‘SEC sweep’ last year, in which investment...

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SEC Rule 17a-3 Compliance

by Michael Riedijk on July 28, 2015 in

Rule 17a-3 is a regulation issued by the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in line with the bodies’ regulatory authority, generally outlines requirements and standards of retention, management, and making available of data pursuant to...

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Online Records Compliance

by Chirag Verma on July 27, 2015 in

Are your records being "lost in translation"?

“Governments around the world are taking a leap into the cloud,” noted Government Computer News (GCN) in an article which focused on the Department of Defense, and its unique needs in moving to cloud...

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SEC-ready Social Media Records

by Chirag Verma on July 24, 2015 in

4 tips for keeping your social media records SEC-ready

How long has it been since your firm revisited its compliance policies? Are your recordkeeping programs effective for newer, evolving platforms like social media? Are your advisers prepared...

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SEC Social Media Rules

by Chirag Verma on July 23, 2015 in

SEC says companies can use social media -- if they tell investors where to look

A landmark ruling by the SEC is changing how publicly traded companies communicate with investors. Following an investigation of a CEO at Netflix who used his...

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Legal Implications of Twitter

by Chirag Verma on July 21, 2015 in

As legal implications of Twitter skyrocket, is your company prepared?

This year has already seen multiple cases of social media fiascoes -- the kind where a record of online content becomes the key to a whole criminal case or the basis for a...

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Social Media Accounts, Bankruptcy

by Michael Riedijk on July 20, 2015 in

Social Media Accounts transferable in Bankruptcy Case

 

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Making Online Discovery Easy

by Chirag Verma on July 17, 2015 in

Don't get caught piecing together your online history

The numbers of court cases involving web content -- especially social media -- have continued to increase. More often than ever, a Twitter stream or Facebook page has become key evidence in...

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Are your tweets court-ready?

by Chirag Verma on July 15, 2015 in

What’s in a tweet? Recent cases have shown that social media posts carry more weight in court than one might suspect. It’s not only individuals that need to worry about what they post online -- companies and agencies are held accountable for their...

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Digital records: avoiding spoliation

by Chirag Verma on July 14, 2015 in

How to avoid spoliation and sanctions when dealing with digital records

Electronic data is still on the rise -- and so are sanctions relating to the inadvertent destruction of such data prior to litigation. The lack of a responsible records...

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Social Media Archiving Needs

by Chirag Verma on July 10, 2015 in

Social Media Archiving: What do you REALLY need?

While many industries have dived into social media with abandon to reap the benefits of free mass communication, financial firms have been forced to take a more cautious approach. The heavily...

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Tools for social media records

by Chirag Verma on July 03, 2015 in

Do you have the 2 must-have tools for perfect social media records?

The jury is no longer out. Social media posts are business records. Though industry regulators vary on how long to keep them, social media posts are a vital piece of your company’s...

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Social Media Compliance

by Michael Riedijk on July 03, 2015 in

How to use Social Media as a Professional - Top Tips for Effective Compliance

 

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Web Archiving as Legal Tool

by Chirag Verma on July 03, 2015 in

How Web Archiving Can Be Your Most Powerful Legal Tool

Web and social media archiving have become indispensable for companies that need to comply with retention regulations like those Freedom of Information laws to preserve their online records and...

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