While social media has matured over the past decade as a marketing platform, it is still very much a legal work in progress. Join Reed Smith partner and ANA General Counsel, Douglas J. Wood, on Tuesday, July 29 at 1:00 p.m. EDT for a complimentary webinar entitled Social Media’s Murky Legal Waters to hear what legal risks lie ahead for marketers operating in the social media space, and how they can work to build powerful creative while keeping those risks within reason.
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Join Reed Smith and Marsh for a lively roundtable in Beverly Hills on Thursday, May 29, covering key risks in media and entertainment, including advertising, film and television, and music publishing and performance.

This event is designed as a forum for candid and thought-provoking conversation between peers regarding current issues facing the industry, and is recommended for financial executives, risk managers and in-house counsel.

Date and time:
Thursday, May 29, 2014
3:30 – 4:00 pm Registration & Networking
4:00 – 6:00 pm Program
6:00 – 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception

Beverly Wilshire Hotel (A Four Seasons Hotel)
in the Champagne & Burgundy Rooms
9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Continue Reading Risky Business: Identifying & Protecting Against Risk in Film, Music & Advertising

This week, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council ("FFIEC") released its proposed guidance to help financial institutions understand and address the risks associated with social media activities.

All banks, savings associations, and credit unions, as well as nonbank entities supervised by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and state regulators should review their current and expected