SEC Won't Rewrite Advisor Compliance Rules for Social Media

ARLINGTON, VA. -- As the SEC contemplates a framework for how advisors can incorporate online social tools into their practice, many of the established principles concerning compliance, record-keeping and anti-fraud will hold steady in the era of new media, according to a senior commission attorney.

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Hedge Funds & Penny Stock firms.

The recently passed JOBS Act & the hedge fund industry.

Maybe I haven't stumbled across many articles, but the alternative investment managers can now market their funds to the public. No more accredited investors. I'm sure Social Media will be part of their marketing. Of course the Penny Stock companies might (or have) jumped on the Social Media bandwagon also.

Wondering how the SEC will oversee these two tentacles of the multi-legged octopus arms of financial services?
Posted by MARTY M | Monday, March 17 2014 at 12:06PM ET
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