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Any mobile payment this summer?
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Inter-American Dialogue's Latin America Advisor asked Marcela Cristina Blanco, associate attorney in Diaz Reus’ Bogota, Colombia office: How Well Do Latin American Banks Protect Against Cyber Attacks?...more
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On August 7, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), the open global forum responsible for setting payment security standards, published an information supplement titled “Third-Party Security Assurance Guidance,” which...more
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PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) have weighed in on the cybersecurity issue from an investor’s point of view in their paper called What investors need to know...more
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Now more than ever, there is a need for risk solutions in the boardroom. Any organization can be faced with a significant crisis, whether a fraud investigation, a regulatory infringement, allegations of anticompetitive...more
Although no major legislative milestones for the EU Data Protection Regulation have occurred since March 2014 (see status update here), there has been some progress over the late spring and early summer of 2014. One key item...more
Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew presented remarks at a conference hosted by CNBC and Institutional Investor in which he urged financial institutions to increase their cybersecurity defense efforts because cyber...more
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In this Issue:
- Insights & Trends
..The Future of Regulation in the Digital Economy
- Virtual Currency
..GAO Urges CFPB Participation In Virtual Currency Working Groups
..Trade Group White Paper...more
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