Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our briefing on compliance, enforcement and government affairs. We’re spotlighting the latest sign the Securities and Exchange Commission is stepping up its scrutiny of social media—specifically, whether posts by investment advisers improperly incorporate praise from clients. And scroll down for some big client work on the compliance front, and some of the noteworthy new promotions.

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