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What Retirement Plan Sponsors and Employers Need to Know About Cybersecurity Risk and Liabilities

by Winstead PC on

Many employers historically were only concerned with privacy and security for health plans under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)1 and state laws; however, there are other references to...more

State Data Breach Notification Statutes: A Year in Review and Preparing for 2017

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Following on the heels of an active 2015, where eight states enacted changes to their data breach notification laws, another five states amended their statutes in 2016, adding complexity to the current “patchwork” system of...more

New York State Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation Poised to Reshape Existing Regulatory Landscape

In late December, New York State’s Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) released its revised proposed cybersecurity regulation (the “DFS Rule”). While the revisions pare back some of the DFS Rule’s original requirements...more

Happy Data Privacy Day! A Few Tips from the MVA Privacy and Data Security Group

by Moore & Van Allen PLLC on

Saturday January 28, 2017 is Data Privacy Day. The Moore & Van Allen Privacy and Data Security group took a break from the pre-holiday revelries to put together some thoughts and tips for DataPoints. So hoist a glass and...more

Six Months In, Privacy Shield Is Battered But Holding: Three Notable Developments in U.S-E.U. Data Transfers

by Poyner Spruill LLP on

The United States has traditionally taken a libertarian approach to data privacy: “what is not forbidden is permitted.” Outside sensitive sectors such as health (HIPAA) and finance (GLBA), the United States was historically...more

CFPB Issues Proposed Revisions to GLBA Annual Privacy Notice Requirement

by McGuireWoods LLP on

Earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Services Bureau issued its proposed rule amending the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act’s annual privacy notice requirement set forth in Regulation P....more

Valuable Information Security Lessons from the Olympus Mortgage vs. Guaranteed Rate Case

by Baker Donelson on

Late last month a jury awarded Mount Olympus Mortgage Company (MOMC) more than $25 million for their claims against Guaranteed Rate (Guaranteed), which alleged Guaranteed along with other former employees of MOMC illegally...more

Top 10 Financial Institution Considerations for 2016: #4 – Data Security and Privacy

by Locke Lord LLP on

In our initial article announcing our top 10 considerations for financial institutions in 2016, our fourth consideration was data security and privacy. While the recent focus has been on cybersecurity, it is important to...more

Top 10 Financial Institution Considerations for 2016: #3 – Cybersecurity

by Locke Lord LLP on

In our initial article announcing our top 10 considerations for financial institutions in 2016, our third consideration was cybersecurity. Perhaps one of the biggest challenges facing financial instructions in the near future...more

A Closer Look at Cybersecurity Legislation and Regulations in the US and Abroad - United States

by WilmerHale on

Legal Framework - Summarise the main statutes and regulations that promote cybersecurity. Does your jurisdiction have dedicated cybersecurity laws? The United States generally addresses cybersecurity...more

The WSGR Data Advisor - February 2016

With a new year come exciting new developments in the world of privacy and data protection. We are thrilled to announce the launch of the digital version of The WSGR Data Advisor. Please visit our site for the latest news and...more

GLBA Annual Privacy Notice Eliminated under Certain Circumstances: Buried in a Highway Bill!

by Locke Lord LLP on

On December 4, 2015, President Obama signed the Highway Bill, dubbed Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (“FAST Act”), into law. Buried in the 490 page transportation law is a significant amendment to the...more

The FTC’s Broad Authority and FTC v. Wyndham: Thinking about the Future of Data Privacy Regulations

What makes data privacy law interesting for academics, challenging for lawyers, and frustrating for businesses its shape-shifting structure in the face of rapidly changing technology. The recent change in the invalidation of...more

New Washington State Data Breach Amendments Mandate Notice to Consumers Within 45 Days of Breach

by Lane Powell PC on

On April 23, Gov. Jay Inslee signed amendments to Washington state’s data breach notification law. The amendments strengthen protections to consumers and mandate a new time frame and reporting requirements for alerting...more

Proposed CFPB Rule Would Allow Online Posting of GLBA Privacy Notices

by Carlton Fields on

The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) requires financial institutions to provide customers with initial and annual notices of their privacy policies, including whether they share consumers’ non-public information with third...more

CFPB proposes new rule on GLBA annual privacy notice

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The CFPB has published a proposed rule that would amend Regulation P to allow financial institutions that satisfy certain conditions to deliver annual privacy notices to their customers using an alternative online delivery...more

CFPB Proposes Alternative Delivery Method for GLBA Privacy Notice

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

The CFPB has proposed rules to afford financial institutions an alternative delivery method for annual privacy notices under the privacy provisions of GLBA and Regulation P (12 CFR part 1016). This alternative delivery method...more

FFIEC Issues Social Media Guidance: Social Media Channels Present Privacy Compliance Challenges

If you are using social media to attract and interact with customers, you should review the recent supervisory guidance from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC). The guidance, titled “Social Media:...more

CFPB joins other federal regulators in announcing GLBA privacy exemption

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

On September 24, 2013, the CFPB joined the CFTC, the SEC, the FTC, the NCUA, and the prudential bank regulatory agencies (the Federal Reserve, the OCC, and the FDIC) in the issuance of an Interagency Guidance on Privacy Laws...more

Banks Encouraged to Share Information Related to Elder Abuse

One of the most common forms of elder abuse is financial exploitation. Older adults often have valuable assets and vulnerabilities, such as mental or physical disabilities, that make them prime targets by both strangers and...more

Authorities Regarding GLBA Privacy and the FCRA

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

One of PLA’s missions is to facilitate knowledge-management for payments practitioners. Pursuant to that mission, PLA is today posting four fundamental, but not always easily accessed, authorities regarding GLBA privacy and...more

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