Compliance: 10 tips for succeeding on Twitter without courting disaster

Ten tips to help navigate potential landmines and increase the value of tweeting

Twitter has now come into its own as a social, news-sharing, and promotional network. While there are benefits to merely consuming Twitter’s content, they pale in comparison to those of active tweeting, which range from new networking opportunities to fresh insights from those who view a topic from outside your industry or profession.

Attorneys, corporate officers and other individuals with fiduciary responsibilities often shy away from tweeting for fear of violating disclosure rules, legal obligations, and/or professional conduct rules, or for fear that their tweets may inadvertently put their company or industry in a bad light. Here are ten tips to help navigate these potential landmines and increase the value of tweeting.

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Robert J. Gavigan

Robert J. Gavigan is a partner in the Corporate group of Cohen & Gresser LLP.

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Maria Granovsky

Maria Granovsky is of counsel in the IP group of Cohen & Gresser LLP.

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