The FDA And Social Listening For Adverse Effects

As more patients post their medical experiences publicly, could social media be used to shed light on adverse drug and device effects? To explore this question, thought leaders from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), industry, pharma, academia and medicine recently gathered to explore collecting and evaluating social media posts to identify adverse effects. Included among them […]

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Supervising Employees Using New Forms Of Communications

How do I supervise the activities of employees when they have Snapchat and WhatsApp on their personal devices?  How do I find “bad actors” within my organization by using antiquated tools like lexicons? These and other questions were explored at recent event by Sean Riley, Principal, Terry Bock, Managing Director, and Paul Yackinous, Senior Manager, […]

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6 Takeaways for Compliance with UK Regulations on Communications and Social Channels

It is clear that as using a multitude of communications and social channels becomes the new workplace norm, highly regulated financial services organizations need a compliance strategy to tackle and mitigate these new areas of risk. Here are six ways you can help your firm use these channels effectively, while complying with the rules and […]

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4 Core Regulations That Impact Electronic Communications in the UK

Over the last five years, financial services regulators across the world have introduced or updated guidelines to regulate the compliant use of communications and social channels. Increasingly, regulators are keeping pace with new forms of communications and social channels, with existing and new guidelines taking a broad approach encompassing all forms of communications rather than […]

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5 Key Areas of MiFID II Regulatory Requirements

As we discussed in “Highlights of The New Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II)”, firms should plan for significant changes. MiFID II requires financial services firms across the globe to fundamentally review their business operations and processes, while also deciding which markets to continue operating in, and how to position themselves. In the short […]

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