Actiance Talks Compliance in “Bank On It” Podcast

Listen to the latest episode of John Siracusa’s, “Bank On It Show” podcast and hear Actiance CMO, Cynthia Crossland, and Actiance Director of Information Governance, Robert Cruz, discuss how a comprehensive compliance solution can help banking institutions manage the compliant use of social media. The “Bank On It” podcast is available on iTunes and iHeartRadio. You can listen to it […]

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Clients Want Their Financial Advisors on Social Media
Financial Planning Association LinkedIn 2015 Survey

A recent study conducted by the Financial Planning Association (FPA), in conjunction with LinkedIn, found that while fewer than 5 percent of financial services clients used professional or social networks to find their current adviser, 21 percent say professional and social networks will be important going forward. As you might expect, that number doubles for […]

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Banks and Social Media Compliance

Like the other regulated industries, retail banks are interested in using social media to provide a personal touch to their customers but banks and social media are a combination that should be planned and implemented carefully.  In response to the banking industry’s requests for guidance on the appropriate use of this new media, Federal Financial Institutions […]

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FINRA And The Future Of Social Media In Financial Services

The future of social media in the financial services industry is “applying 20th Century rules to 21st Century technology,” says Joseph Price, Senior Vice President and Counsel, FINRA Corporate Financing and Advertising Regulation. New technologies are blurring the difference between the written and the spoken word, two communications that are currently treated very differently by […]

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7 Lessons For Financial Advisors’ Social Media Use

Brian Tietje, formerly of LinkedIn and now Vice President Sales RockTech recently moderated a panel, “Training Employees To Use Social The Right Way,” at Social Media and Compliance (SMAC) conference organized by Financial Technologies Forum. Panelists included Amy Watson, Vice President, Goldman Sachs, Corina Roy, Assistant Vice President, Digital Experience at MassMutual Financial Group, and […]

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FINRA and SEC Views of Social Media Overview

“We’ll be out of compliance” is still the major reason that financial services firms block the use of social media for regulated users. However, that fear is contrary to the evolving regulatory landscape. Both FINRA and SEC views social media as a valued educational tool for investors. This appreciation for social media was reinforced recently at […]

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