Bloomberg Law
Dec. 2, 2022, 7:42 PM

Twitter Risks Drawing More Fines After Compliance Teams Gutted

Ryan Gallagher
Ryan Gallagher
Bloomberg News

The work of two key teams that Twitter Inc. relied on to comply with regulators abruptly stopped amid a rash of layoffs, resignations and firings, according to two people familiar with the matter. That puts the social media giant at risk of investigations and hefty fines, the people said.

The latest departures heighten concerns that a staff exodus following Elon Musk’s takeover will undermine the company’s ability to comply with rules intended to protect users’ data.

A data governance committee that had overseen Twitter’s compliance with a Federal Trade Commission consent decree ceased to exist after two of its ...