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Although Insights is intended to cover a wide range of issues, there are a number of topics we believe will be of particular interest to directors and senior corporate executives. Below is an introduction to these topics and...more
Cybersecurity again looks to feature prominently on 2015’s regulatory agenda. So far this year, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) have announced...more
Cybersecurity, Potential Equity Order Routing Conflicts and AML Among the Top Examination Priorities for SEC in 2015 -
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations...more
The SEC and FINRA are maintaining a steady drumbeat to motivate regulated firms to adequately protect themselves from cyberattack.
The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) began 2014 by...more
Members of the Lead Director Network (LDN) met in New York City on November 13, 2014, to discuss crisis management and cybersecurity. Dan McGinn, a communications expert with more than three decades of experience advising...more
On October 20, 2014, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation won dismissal of a shareholder derivative suit seeking damages arising out of three data breaches that occurred between 2008 and 2010. Dennis Palkon, et al. v. Stephen P....more
With only three official days left of the current Congress, conversations Wednesday turned towards cybersecurity in the financial sector. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency,...more
…….Shareholder Proposals on Cybersecurity and Privacy: Another Country Heard From
As the holiday season slips into the rear view mirror, another season looms large for public companies —- proxy season. Adding to the...more
A security consulting firm has discovered a sophisticated hacking campaign that has targeted more than 100 public companies, investment banks and law firms. In a report released December 1, cybersecurity firm FireEye...more
The SEC today published in the Federal Register its Regulation SCI (Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity), which requires key market participants to have and implement written policies and procedures reasonably...more
On November 19, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously voted to adopt Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity (Reg SCI), which will govern the technology infrastructure of the U.S.’s securities...more
Here is an unnerving warning from FireEye, a cybersecurity firm, discussed in this article from MarketWatch, regarding a sophisticated, native-English-speaking group, designated FIN4, that has targeted almost 100 public...more
We have previously blogged about Commissioner Aguilar’s recommendations at a NYSE conference, “Cyber Risks and the Boardroom” on what boards of directors should do to ensure that their companies are appropriately considering...more
On November 5, 2014, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Timothy G. Massad, gave keynote remarks at the Futures Industry Association Expo 2014.
Part of Chairman Massad’s remarks focused on the...more
This legal insight summarises many key points made at the 24th Annual Credit Law Conference (Conference) held on 1-3 October 2014 and attended by over 200 delegates from the financial services industry.
Every company, whether public or private, has exposure to potential data breach or theft of confidential information. When this occurs, various state and federal regulatory organizations have jurisdiction over ensuring that...more
Earlier this week a federal district court in New Jersey dismissed with prejudice a shareholder derivative suit, Palkon v. Holmes, No. 14-CV-01234 (SRC) (D.N.J.), that tried to blame the directors and officers at hospitality...more
A federal district court in New Jersey has dismissed with prejudice a shareholder derivative suit, Palkon v. Holmes, No. 14-CV-01234 (SRC) (D.N.J.), that tried to blame the directors and officers at hospitality company...more
Yesterday I blogged from the Securities Enforcement Forum 2014, Bruce Carton’s excellent one-day conference, held at the Four Seasons hotel in Washington, D.C. The posts will be fairly raw, and certainly not verbatim...more
Cyber security has gained increasing attention in recent years and cyber attacks have become more sophisticated and more frequent. Cyber attacks and other data breaches can affect millions of customers...more
Cyber-attacks on U.S. companies have increased over recent years resulting in significant costs to companies. According to surveys, U.S. companies have experienced a 42% increase between 2011 and 2012 in the number of...more
If a corporation is the target of a cyberattack resulting in a data breach, its board may be the target of a shareholder derivative action claiming breach of fiduciary duty. A recent example is Palkon v. Holmes, No....more
Within several months of Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White’s announcement in late 2013 of a commitment to improving the SEC’s trial readiness, the Commission suffered a number of losses in federal...more
The Recent Increase In Focus on Privacy Issues -
Privacy issues have been the focus of many state efforts over the past few years. However, the SEC has increased their focus tremendously over the past few months (see...more
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