The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA): Recap and What to Expect in 2014
Polsinelli Podcast - The State of Bank Deals in 2014
Thomson Reuters Session 2: Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Registered Mutual Funds: What's Happening Now?
Thomson Reuters Session 1: Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Registered Mutual Funds: What's Happening Now?
Not Dead Yet? How BigLaw's Best Firms Are Finding Growth
The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 66, Visit with Virna De Palma from TRACE
Did the IRS Just Help or Hurt the Bitcoin Economy?
Legal Tech Startups: Separating Hype from Opportunity
Polsinelli Podcast - Claims Trading: Opportunity or Hazard?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 43, Interview with Neil Swidey, author of Trapped Under the Sea
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 42, Interview with Patrick Taylor of Oversight Systems on Transaction Monitoring
Zimmermann: Dewey Charges Send 'Warning' To Struggling Law Firms
New Manager Forum Panel III – Post-launch Matters
New Manager Forum Panel II – Launch Issues
New Manager Forum Panel I - Critical Pre-launch Considerations
Highlights from the Oral Argument in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund
Episode 41-Interview with John Champion, leadership lessons from Captain Kirk
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 40, Interview with Adam Turteltaub
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 3-Interview with Marie Patterson, Vice President of Marketing for Hiperos
The latest salvo in the Target data breach litigation is a class action brought by credit card issuing banks advancing a creative and somewhat misleading construction of the Minnesota’s Plastic Card Security Act. The banks...more
Starting with the Securities and Exchange Commission's January 2014 announcement that cybersecurity is a priority in its National Examination Program, SEC Chair Mary Jo White and others at the SEC have continued to stress the...more
UPDATE to our story yesterday:
In what apparently is a big “oops,” two banks that took legal action against Target over its recent data breach have withdrawn their claims. The suits were withdrawn due to an erroneous...more
On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission conducted a roundtable discussion on cybersecurity and the issues and challenges cyber-threats present for public companies, exchanges, and market...more
Yesterday (27 March 2014) the Romanian DPA approved a decision on the use of Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs)....more
Commercial credit providers and utilities are not required to join a recognised external dispute resolution scheme to participate in credit reporting until 12 March 2015.
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On Monday, February 3, and Tuesday, February 4, the Senate Banking and Senate Judiciary Committees (respectively) held hearings on the topic of data security and breach notification. Witnesses at both hearings included...more
On January 28, the CFPB issued a consumer advisory in response to recent reports of data breaches at several large retailers. In addition to providing tips for consumers in the wake of a retail breach, the advisory encourages...more
As calendar-year public companies approach annual reporting season, issuers should consider whether or not their current risk factor disclosures, as well as their “forward looking statements” language, are adequate in light...more
On 21 May 2013, the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan adopted the Law “On Personal Data” (the “Personal Data Law”), which entered into force on 25 November 2013.
The Personal Data Law affects all commercial and...more
As has been widely reported, the popular retail giant Target announced yesterday that it suffered a data breach impacting approximately 40 million credit and debit card accounts used in Target stores across the country...more
In the past, critics of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) have alleged that the DSS requirements either (1) provide little more than a minimal baseline for security with a “check-the-box” compliance...more
On December 3, the CFPB released its fall 2013 rulemaking agenda, part of the broader government Unified Agenda initially published last week. The CFPB’s latest agenda pushes back the timelines on several key initiatives, but...more
On November 25, 2013, Chief Judge William Haynes filed the latest order in Genesco v. Visa, Civ. No. 3:13-cv-00202 (M.D. Tenn.). In his one-line order, Judge Haynes denied Genesco’s motion for partial summary judgment...more
On November 12, NACHA, which manages the development, administration, and governance of the ACH network, released two proposed rules that it describes as complementary approaches to improving ACH Network quality by reducing...more
One key provision of Article 4A of the Uniform Commercial Code, which deals with reasonable security measures for banks, needs to be dropped, contends attorney Dan Mitchell, who represented PATCO Construction in a...more
On November 7, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an organization that develops standard for payment card security, released updated data security standards. One standard applies to entities involved in payment...more
In a recent en banc opinion affecting all Nevada public entities, the Nevada Supreme Court addressed the scope of confidentiality under Nevada’s Public Records Act, NRS 286.110(3)(“the Act”)....more
The 23rd Annual Credit Law Conference was held on 2 October – 4 October 2013 and attended by over 200 delegates from the financial services industry. The Conference provided an informative overview of key changes that will...more
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority ("APRA") has issued the final version of its new prudential practice guide, "Prudential Practice Guide CPG 235 - Managing Data Risk" ("Data Guide"). The Data Guide aims to assist...more
On October 28, OSFI released its Cyber Security Self-Assessment Guidance (the “Guidance”) to aid Federally Regulated Financial Institutions (“FRFI”) in assessing its level of preparedness against cyber risks. The Guidance was...more
Over the past two years, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance (Corp Fin) has highlighted the importance of cybersecurity disclosures in filings with the SEC. Corp Fin’s initiative...more
As a reminder, the Identity Theft Red Flags Rules jointly adopted by the SEC and CFTC, which took effect on May 20, 2013, have an upcoming compliance date of November 20, 2013. Under these rules, certain SEC and...more
Espionage and criminal heists have enduring popularity whether as news or cultural entertainment. However, it is not just big business for reporters, authors and producers. ...more
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