Competitor or Collaborator? What UpCounsel's Growth Means for BigLaw
Polsinelli Podcasts - Hedge Funds Now Using IPR Challenges
MacEwen on BigLaw's 'Hollow Middle', Shaky Vereins & Dentons in China
Special Report: The Hot-ish Swag at LegalTech New York 2015
Is the Patent Litigation Boom Coming to an End?
What is Bitcoin 2.0?
Will 2015 Bring New Regulations for Bitcoin Users?
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
What are the Implications of Alice v. CLS?
After SoundCloud & Wunderlist: How Berlin plans to grow its startup scene
Diversity and Technology in Focus for Morgan Lewis's Incoming Chair
Diversity and Technology in Focus for Morgan Lewis's Incoming Chair
PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DATA BREACHES IN AN ERA OF CYBER INSECURITY
What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
Why Cyber Security?
How Fenwick Partners Caught the Tech Wave
How is Graphene Currently Used and What is the Hope for the Future?
We are pleased to share the following representative engagements from 2014:
Strategic M&A -
We advised private and public companies and their subsidiaries, both domestic and foreign, in their merger and...more
Why it matters -
Joining a growing chorus of regulators, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released two publications addressing cybersecurity: a Risk Alert based on observations from the Office of Compliance...more
In This Issue
- White House Releases Proposed Privacy Legislation
- Lessons from the Anthem Data Breach
- SEC and FINRA Release Results of Industrywide Cybersecurity Examination Sweeps
- COSO Releases Report on...more
- 2015 Legislative Agenda Includes Dodd-Frank Revisit and Cybersecurity.
- SEC Enforcement Action Underscores Importance of Custody Rule Compliance
- Joint SEC/State...more
Former Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas and Societe Generale bankers have announced a new futures and options derivatives-trading platform for bitcoin. The derivatives, tied to the price of bitcoin, will enable...more
The patent world is watching to see the ramifications of a recent patent challenge that observers are calling the first of a kind. It involves a recently filed IPR Petition by a Hedge fund. How might this impact the stock...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 the wake of reported security breaches at a number of significant financial institutions, cybersecurity is garnering more attention and concern than ever before — both within the financial services industry and among...more
FINRA recently issued a Report on Cybersecurity Practices (“Report”), growing out of its targeted examination of firms last year. To issue the Report, FINRA gave careful consideration to the needs of many broker-dealers for...more
Last month, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), a trade association representing the U.S. venture capital industry, released the results of its MoneyTree Report on venture funding for 2014. The report, which is...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
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
Welcome to the Q4 2014 issue of Orrick Technology IPO Insights, a quarterly publication highlighting trends in U.S. information technology company IPOs.
We isolate technology companies in order to analyze and present...more
On February 3, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) released a Risk Alert (the “2015 Risk Alert”) with summary observations from its recently...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
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
On February 3, the Securities and Exchange Commission and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority issued separate publications on cybersecurity risk. The SEC’s risk alert provides summary observations from the SEC’s Office of...more
On February 3, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) published a Risk Alert that contains observations based on examinations of more than 100 broker-dealers and investment advisers....more
As many of you know, last April the SEC issued the Cybersecurity Examination Initiative to assess the cybersecurity practices and preparedness of registered broker-dealers and investment advisers. The initiative arose from an...more
Industry Watchdogs Warn Brokers and Advisory Firms on Cybersecurity Threats -
Both the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority published observations of their review of...more
On February 3, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) staff released two publications: the results of an examination sweep of 57 registered broker-dealers and 49 registered investment advisers, and guidance...more
On February 3rd, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the Securities and Exchange Commission released a summary of its cybersecurity findings during sweep reviews in 2014. ...more
On February 3, 2015 the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) released its long-awaited Report on Cybersecurity Practices, a broad overview of the state of play in the cybersecurity arena for broker-dealers....more
This week the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) announced the results from a sweep of U.S. broker-dealers and investment advisers on cybersecurity. The...more
On February 3, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a Risk Alert prepared by its Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) that summarizes the results of a sweep of more than 100 broker-dealers...more
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