Perla: LegalTech Startups Can't Fix BigLaw's Cyber-Security Problems
Polsinelli Podcast - Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Consequences for Corporations
Cullen & Dykman Sees Colleges Calling for Title IX Help v
Legal Minute: Cybersecurity Reporting Requirements for Government Contractors
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
Investment Management Update - Focus on Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
A Moment of Simple Justice - Cameras on Cops
PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DATA BREACHES IN AN ERA OF CYBER INSECURITY
Why Cyber Security?
How is Graphene Currently Used and What is the Hope for the Future?
What is Graphene? Fenwick Patent Attorney Has the Answer
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Bitter C-Suite: Privacy, Security and Data Protection Issues Facing Corporations, Directors and Officers
An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)... *Liability and Data Breach Sold Separately
EU Data Protection Reform – Interview with Susan Foster, Member, Mintz Levin
Mobile App Series: Privacy by Design
On-line or electronic banking (“e-banking”) offers many well-known advantages to financial institutions engaged in banking and to their business customers. A significant risk of on-line bank accounts for both financial...more
The proposed settlement agreement in the Target data breach consumer litigation that we reported on on March 19, 2015 has been approved by the judge, and a final approval hearing set for November 10, 2015. Based on this...more
Major credit card companies, including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express, have announced plans to switch to EMV cards in the United States over the course of 2015. ...more
On Thursday, March 12, 2015, House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Chairman Michael Burgess (R-TX), along with Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Peter Welch (D-VT), released draft text of...more
In 2014, grocers and restaurants continued to be plagued by attacks leading to the theft of credit card information. Among others, Supervalu Inc. and Jimmy John’s both experienced intrusions in 2014, extending the string of...more
On January 15, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri ruled that fees, assessments and costs imposed by the credit card brands on Schnuck Markets, Inc. (Schnuck), a grocery chain estimated to have...more
On March 18, Commodity Futures Trading Commission staff will hold a public roundtable on cybersecurity and system safeguards testing. The roundtable will focus on improving system safeguards testing requirements, including...more
FCA Sanctions Bank of Beirut, Former Compliance Officer and Former Internal Auditor for Providing Misleading Information Regarding AML Systems and Controls Remediation -
The Bank of Beirut was fined GBP 2.1 million...more
On Jan. 5, 2015, the Chinese State Administration for Industry and Commerce (“SAIC”) promulgated the Penalty Measures for Infringement on the Rights and Interests of Consumers (the “Measures”), which will take effect on March...more
Welcome to March (and in the Northeast, the arrival of meterological spring is welcome indeed……)
We start this month with a question: Have you looked at your cyber resilience?...more
- 2015 Legislative Agenda Includes Dodd-Frank Revisit and Cybersecurity.
- SEC Enforcement Action Underscores Importance of Custody Rule Compliance
- Joint SEC/State...more
I’m sure you remember SIFMA’s Principles for Effective Cybersecurity Regulatory Guidance, issued last October. I mean, you read about them right here.
One of the principles was this: Principle 9: Information Sharing...more
In early February, this blog discussed a case involving a grocery store chain that was a victim of a cyber-attack and its transaction processors. See Schnuck Mrkts. v. First Data Merchant Servs Corp., No. 4:13-cv-2226-JAR,...more
On February 2, 2015, Wilson Elser released an overview entitled Corporate Hacking and the Financial Services Industry that provided in-house counsel with talking points to better discuss and understand their corporate...more
In this issue:
- Privacy and Data Security in Transactions: What's the Deal?
- Consumer and Financial Institution Class Actions Survive Motions to Dismiss in Target Data Breach Litigation
- California Amends...more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) touted an expansive regulatory agenda at this year’s “SEC Speaks” conference, held February 20-21, 2015, in Washington, D.C. At this year’s Speaks, SEC representatives...more
With the first month of the year behind us, this report outlines major insurance topics that we will be watching throughout 2015.
Forces, trends and events that we believe will affect regulation, transactions and...more
Commercial credit providers (CCPs) may be required, by the current Australian privacy laws, to join an external dispute resolution (EDR) scheme (EDR scheme) by 12 March 2015 if they wish to continue participating in credit...more
On February 3, 2015, the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspection and Examinations ("OCIE") released a risk alert titled Cybersecurity Examination Sweep Summary providing an overview of how investment advisers and broker-dealers...more
CFTC Chairman Calls for Increased Funding and Discusses Priorities During Congressional Testimony -
Timothy Massad, Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, appeared before members of the House of...more
On February 3, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released a Risk Alert addressing cybersecurity issues at brokerage and advisory firms, along with suggestions to investors on ways they can protect themselves...more
The New York Department of Financial Services has released its Report on Cyber Security in the Insurance Sector and announced it will begin conducting targeted cybersecurity assessments of New York-regulated insurance...more
In the latest edition of the PCI Council’s Assessor Newsletter, the Council previewed a proposed change related to the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol for encrypting communications between your website’s e-commerce...more
By Rochelle Emert and Phillip Caraballo-Garrison On February 3, 2015, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) issued a Risk Alert that summarized its findings about cybersecurity preparedness in...more
On February 3, the SEC released a set of publications – a Risk Alert and an Investor Bulletin – assessing the level of cybersecurity at broker-dealers and advisory firms and highlighting best practices that allow investors to...more
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