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Zimmermann: Up to 20% of AmLaw 200 "Badly Weakened"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Easily Make Simple Words Complicated
The New Normal: Taking Responsibility for Your Vendors
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
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Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Bill on Bankruptcy: Stockton May Win the Battle, Lose the War
In March 2012, the Obama Administration announced its Big Data Research and Development Initiative. The program involves a total of over $200 million in new commitments from several departments and agencies to improve the...more
It has been several years since the Federal Trade Commission’s Red Flag Rule took effect; and the banking regulators have had the Red Flag Interagency Guidance in place since 2007. Finally, entities regulated by the...more
Last week in Washington, D.C., this author had the opportunity to sit in on a panel discussion by the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance (“CorpFin”) discussing, among other things, recent developments in cybersecurity...more
It seems that some of the nation’s largest public company banks must be avid readers of this blog and have taken to heart our 2013 prediction that the SEC would require greater disclosure related to data security risks and...more
Senator John D. Rockefeller IV (D., W.Va.) recently sent a letter to the CEOs of all Fortune 500 companies asking the companies for more information about their cybersecurity practices. The letter comes a month after Senate...more
These days everyone subscribes to something. Whether you’re a consumer or a business, the goods and services you depend on or enjoy on a regular basis are often available by subscription.
Subscribers prefer the low...more
Small business owners have new hope that they may be on the same footing as individuals when it comes to cybertheft from their bank accounts.
Public companies have struggled with the question of whether a cyber-intrusion triggers an obligation under the federal securities laws to disclose the intrusion to investors in a public filing. While the SEC has provided...more
In This Issue:
Preventing Or Responding To Data Security Breaches: Is Your Information Safe?; Successor Liability – Not Your Problem, Or Is It?; and Jobs Act Opens Up New Capital Raising Alternatives for Private...more
Originally published by Bloomberg Finance L.P. in the Vol.6, No. 12 edition of the Bloomberg Law Reports—Securities Law.
The Facebook, Inc. (Facebook) initial public offering last month was probably the most...more
On Feb. 29, 2012, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) seeking comments on a proposed customer due diligence (CDD) regulation that would explicitly require...more
A recent case before the Ontario Court of Appeal dealing with the privacy of a Bank customer's personal information, may have some interesting applications for condominium corporations and property managers across...more
Over the course of the last several years, corporations have faced the threat of cyber risk and the occurrence of cybersecurity incidents with more and more frequency. As a result, public companies have begun to report cyber...more
Click here if you would like to have your personal financial information compromised and your credit card numbers shared with criminals around the world. Such are the implicit invitations many of us receive on a regular basis...more
The issue of confidentiality in offshore financial centres is high on the agenda in the financial press. Whether it is banking secrecy or the disclosure requirements governing the establishment of offshore companies and...more
The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporate Finance (“Corp Fin”) recently released guidance regarding the obligation of a publicly traded company or issuer to disclose cybersecurity risks and incidents....more
On October 13, 2011, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission released guidance from the Division of Corporation Finance (Division) addressing the appropriate disclosure of cybersecurity risks and cyber incidents....more
The Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporate Finance has issued guidance regarding disclosure of risks of cyber-attacks and reporting of attacks that have occurred.
A reporting company that...more
Venable attorneys produce periodic alerts and newsletters covering a variety of topics and practice areas. For your convenience, we have assembled below a collection of the latest alerts and newsletters from February 2011....more
La presente delibera è indirizzata a tutte le società partecipate dal Comune di Pescara, laddove il Comune ha una partecipazione totalitaria e/o di maggioranza nel capitale sociale ed i servizi svolti per conto...more
The Red Flags Rule
The rules have been modified that "creditor" no longer includes any business that extends credit or permits payment plans for fees incident to its services. Because healthcare providers are no longer...more
An earlier Alert, "German Privacy Regulators Issue Decision on Data Protection and Safe-Harbor Self-Certification of US Companies," analyzed the Düsseldorfer Kreis decision that appeared to undermine the US Department of...more
Introduction and Executive Summary
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that it intends to reexamine the system through which shareholders communicate with issuers and vote their shares. An...more
In this issue:
..SEC Proposes Creation of Large Trader Reporting System
..Pink OTC Markets Inc. Announces Creation of OTCQBTM Marketplace
..SEC Proposes New Measures to Protect Investors...more
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