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FFIEC Requests Comment on Proposed Social Media Guidance

FFIEC Requests Comment on Proposed Social Media Guidance

By: David A. Tallman , Kathryn M. Baugher

On January 23, 2013, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) published proposed guidance to supervised institutions regarding social media use. The proposed guidance reminds financial institutions that they must comply with consumer protection laws when they engage in regulated activities over social media, but does not dwell on how an institution must comply with particular compliance obligations in the social media context. Rather, the guidance is meant to highlight the broader compliance, reputational, and operational risks that institutions should address within their risk management programs. Read More

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