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Nevada and Connecticut recently enacted amendments to breach notification and data security requirements that are relatively unique among existing state laws, thus imposing new compliance obligations upon companies doing...more
Cyber risk is now firmly at the top of the international agenda as high-profile breaches raise fears that hack attacks and other security failures could endanger the global economy.
The Global Risks 2015 report,...more
Putting the brakes on what it viewed as aggressive debt-collection tactics, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed suit in Ohio federal court on June 17, 2015, against Security National Automotive Acceptance...more
In This Presentation:
- What is “Supervision”?
- CFPB’s Examination Principles
- Supervision is a Process
- Types of Examinations
- Preparing for the Examination
Six federal banking agencies recently published a final interagency policy statement establishing standards for assessing diversity policies and practices. The final standards, which became effective June 10, 2015, were...more
Following the Texas Attorney General’s objection to the sale of RadioShack Corporation’s consumer data as an asset in its bankruptcy, 37 other state attorneys general and a large number of other consumer protection entities...more
Over the last few months, we’ve been talking about cybersecurity issues for employers. We’ve discussed the responsibilities and risks associated with personally identifiable information and the wave of lawsuits resulting...more
The CFPB took action against two mortgage companies for violations of the Loan Originator Compensation Rule (“LO Comp Rule”), which prohibits compensation to loan originators based on loan terms, claiming that the companies’...more
The extent of a franchisee’s territorial rights is the subject of Item 12 of the franchise disclosure document (FDD). One of the questions franchisors must address in Item 12 is whether the territory is exclusive....more
Large or small, every life science or medical technology company will eventually have to deal with a products liability claim or event. A lack of adequate planning for such an occurrence can result in damage to the brand,...more
Justin Nolte et al., v. Cedars Sinai Medical Center -
Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District (May 21, 2015) -
Generally, a business practice is unfair if it violates established public policy or if it is...more
According to a recent joint survey of nearly 200 directors of public companies by the New York Stock Exchange and Veracode, CEOs are most likely to be held responsible in the event of a major data breach, ahead of the chief...more
Businesses in California have a number of tools with which to fight off unauthorized intrusions into their electronic data whether perpetrated by employees, former employees, disreputable competitors or random hackers....more
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) is the largest independent, not-for-profit regulator of securities firms conducting business in the United States. FINRA is authorized by the United States Congress to...more
DLA Piper’s Financial Services International Regulatory team welcomes you to the twenty-sixth edition of ‘Exchange – International’ – an international newsletter designed to keep you informed of regulatory developments in the...more
A data breach hurts in a myriad of ways – the tarnished image of the breached company, the diminished consumer trust, and the bottom-line impact of remedial costs and lost business. The last thing a company already reeling...more
Data breaches have seen a lot of media attention in the past year, but that should come as no surprise since 2014 was a record year for them. According to a report by the Identity Theft Resource Center, there were 783 tracked...more
On May 20, 2015, Federal Trade Commission Assistant Director Mark Eichorn of the Bureau of Consumer Protection’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection (DPIP) offered an inside look into the FTC’s investigative process...more
On May 15, the California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) announced that it filed a complaint against a debt payment company for allegedly operating in California without having the proper license and for charging fees...more
Just in time for the holiday weekend, the CFPB released its Spring 2015 rulemaking agenda last Friday. The agenda sets the following timetables: Prepaid financial products. In November 2014, the CFPB issued a proposed rule...more
On May 13, Nevada passed a new law (A.B. 179) expanding the definition of “personal information” to include a natural person’s first name or initial and last name in combination with: 1) medical and health insurance...more
On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (“DOJ”) issued version 1.0 of its “Best Practices for Victim Response and Reporting of Cyber Incidents.” It draws on “lessons...more
Cybersecurity and the risks of data breaches figured prominently at the 35th Annual Ray Garrett Corporate and Securities Law Institute held April 30, 2015, at Northwestern Law School in Chicago. Participating in a panel...more
With all of the data breach issues in the news, we thought that this decision might be of interest to you. The Connecticut Supreme Court today affirmed a lower court ruling denying coverage to IBM for more than $6 million in...more
Privacy risk, legislation, and regulation is growing at an exponential rate. Organizations – themselves in constant states of change – are struggling to keep up and fearful because a single organizational change, be it...more
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