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2022 Cyber Watch List: A look at 2021 and What’s to Come in the Year Ahead

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Privacy In Focus®- In 2021, cyber gained prominence as a top business risk and national security concern with ransomware attacks wreaking havoc on business operations and critical infrastructure. Companies large and small,...more

Cozen O'Connor

Biden Administration Unveils New Strategy on Countering Corruption

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On Monday, President Joe Biden released the United States’ first-ever Strategy on Countering Corruption. This guidance emphasizes the importance of responding to the threat of transnational corruption, and on preventing bad...more

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Federal Authorities Warn Employers Against Ransomware Payouts and Offer New Guidance on Preventing and Responding to Cyberattacks

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Federal officials have recently warned employers and businesses that they could have insult added to injury if they respond to cyberattacks by making ransomware payments – increasingly requested through cryptocurrency – as...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

PE Firm Pays Record Settlement for Allegedly Deficient Health Services: Identifying Traps for the Unwary

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In a Press Release issued on October 14 2021 by the Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy, a potentially groundbreaking settlement was announced. Below is an excerpt from the release, followed by our takeaways....more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

September 1st Implementation of FINRA Rule 1017(a)(7)

Recap of FINRA Rule 1017(a)(7) - If you recall from our May 11th alert, effective September 1, 2021, FINRA Rule 1017(a)(7) will require a member firm to file a CMA when a natural person seeks to become an owner, control...more

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Will The Federal Trade Commission Get More Authority?

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Federal Trade Commission authority boost? H.R. 2668 – The Consumer Protection and Recovery Act – has passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill amends the Federal Trade Commission Act to provide the FTC...more

Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics...

Jenny Radcliffe on People Hacking

Liverpool-based Jenny Radcliffe, who leads Human Factor Security, is not your typical hacker, clad in a black hoodie and working out of basement. Rather than spending her time hunched over a keyboard, she seeks to hack...more

Foreside

Broker-Dealer Fined for Failing to File SARs, Resources for Implementing the Marketing Rule and DOL PTE 2020-02, SEC Update on...

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Lessons Learned - SEC Charges Broker-Dealer for Failing to File SARS. The SEC settled charges with GWFS Equities Inc. for failing to file suspicious activity reports (“SARs”) related to an external bad actors’ attempts to...more

Mayer Brown Free Writings + Perspectives

Bad Actor Disqualification Provisions of Regulation A, Regulation CF and Regulation D

Overview - Section 926 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) to adopt rules that would make the exemption from registration...more

K2 Integrity

Digging Deeper Episode 7: Uncovering and Combatting Fraud

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In Episode 7 of Digging Deeper, Chris Morgan Jones and Darren Matthews explore how fraudsters find new avenues to take advantage of a business, and some cases where investigators cracked the code on bad actors....more

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

In The Know: The Lowenstein Insurance Recovery Group’s Tip Of The Month - April 2021

There is a common misconception that claims for intentional conduct are not covered under your insurance policy. In fact, insurance policies commonly provide coverage for intentional misconduct. For example, directors and...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Israeli Justice Ministry Lays Out Key Questions On Regulation Of Autonomous Vehicles

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Israel's Ministry of Justice has issued a call for public comments regarding the regulation of autonomous vehicles, with a focus on the tort and insurance aspects. Key Points- Background- •The mobility market is...more

Wiley Rein LLP

[Webinar] Domain Security: DNS Security Risks and Technical & Legal Solutions - March 4th, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

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The Domain Name System (DNS) is the most used service on the internet. It is the foundational technology that makes the internet possible, delivering all digital experiences and online services. The DNS is a global public...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

SEC Enforcement Victory in its Efforts to Police Cannabis Industry Investments

As the cannabis industry continues to evolve and generate capital raising and investment opportunities, the SEC Division of Enforcement will continue to closely keep watch and target the bad actors that new market...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

The China Pivot: Closing the “Back Door” to Trade Secret and IP Theft

During the Obama Administration, American foreign policy made a strategic “pivot” to Asia with the goal of establishing a more balanced economic, diplomatic, and security-focused approach and relationship between the U.S. and...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

Security Threats Soar From Nation-State Bad Actors as the New Year Gets Underway

Report on Patient Privacy 18, no. 1 (January 2021) - Security threats to health care entities will continue to escalate in 2021, as bad actors with significant capabilities target pandemic-weary organizations still...more

Alston & Bird

SEC Harmonizes and Improves “Patchwork” Exempt Offering Framework

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Our Securities Group breaks down new final rules that the Securities and Exchange Commission hopes will maintain investor protections while eliminating regulatory uncertainty....more

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Common Myths about Finders, Solicitors, Unregistered Broker-Dealers, and the “Issuer Exemption”

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In the financial services industry, whenever money changes hands, everyone involved in the process wants to get paid. Investors understand that registered investment advisers and broker-dealers are compensated for their role...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

Report on Patient Privacy Volume 20, Number 9. Privacy Briefs: September 2020

- Utah Pathology Services, based in Salt Lake City, has reported a data breach involving approximately 112,000 patients. According to the medical practice’s “Notice of Data Incident,” the practice learned June 30 that “an...more

Hudson Cook, LLP

AFSA Extra Credit Podcast: Navigating Advertising During COVID-19

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Advertising during a global pandemic and social justice movement triggers an increased level of regulatory risk and reputational harm. Regulators moved quickly to interrupt bad actors that took immediate advantage of...more

Oberheiden P.C.

Is “Fraud Tourism” The Next Big Thing? How U.S. Government Money Ends Up Abroad

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How much of the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) will end up in the hands of bad actors? With several hundreds of billions of dollars in the PPP bucket, fraud, misuse, and misdirection of funds is already being identified...more

CompliancePoint

Bad Actors Have No Mercy

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During this current COVID-19 crisis, we have learned that cyber criminals are increasingly deploying new attempts to scam people and businesses out of money or confidential/personal information to be used for identity theft. ...more

Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics...

Compliance Perspectives: The Right Kind of Wrong

Willie Garson has committed more crimes than anyone you have ever met or will ever meet in your life. Fortunately, the crimes have been fictional. He played the character Mozzie on White Collar for five seasons, had a...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

CFTC Adopts Bad Actor Disqualifications for CPO Exemptions

- A CPO will be prohibited from claiming an exemption from registration under CFTC Regulation 4.13 if it or any of its principals has in their backgrounds a statutory disqualification under the Commodity Exchange Act. - A...more

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CARES Act Grants Need Not Be Repaid, But Must Be Earned

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Beginning April 10, 2020, thousands of health care providers across the country began receiving funds from the US Government in the form of grants made under the federal CARES Act, signed into law by President Trump on March...more

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