September 03, 2003
E-Mail Retention Compliance Issues
"Adhering to the array of SEC and NASD regulations around e-mail retention is going to be a full-time job for firms that hope to avoid the fines, lawsuits and bad press that come with non-compliance. It is estimated that over 16 billion business e-mail messages are sent a day, and financial firms are stuck with the unenviable task of figuring out how to deal with them. "Dealing with them" includes managing, archiving, retrieving and monitoring e-mails and instant messages."