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FTC Publishes Updates to Safeguard and Privacy Rules

The FTC recently issued final rules updating the Safeguard Rule and Privacy Rule in accordance with the agency’s announcement in October 2021 that it would do so.  WBK previously covered that announcement and the amended...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

FTC 2022 Regulatory Priorities to Include Privacy and Security

As we look to 2022, a question on many companies’ minds is what actions we will see from the FTC. Two recent developments are important on that front. First, the FTC recently signaled its intent to initiate rulemaking on...more

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Federal Trade Commission publishes final updated Safeguards Rule

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On October 27, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced significant updates to the Safeguards Rule. The FTC asked for comments on the Rule in 2019, and held a public workshop on the Rule in 2020. The Final Rule...more

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FTC’s Amended Safeguards Rule Imposes Significant Requirements on Covered Entities

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On October 27, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced new updates to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”) by amending the Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information, known as the “Safeguards Rule,” and...more

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FTC Updates GLBA Safeguards Rule for Financial Institutions to Strengthen Security

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The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently updated the Safeguards Rule under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”), which is applicable to financial institutions, to strengthen data security requirements for consumer...more

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Dawn of the FTC Zombie Votes

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Kudos to Commissioner Noah Phillips and Commissioner Christine Wilson for creating and/or popularizing the catchiest Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) phrase of 2021 – zombie votes. But what are these zombie votes...more

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FTC Overhauls Safeguards Rule Regarding Customer Information Applicable to Auto-Dealers and Other "Financial Institutions"

On October 27, 2021, the FTC announced that it intends to publish (1) a final rule to amend the Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information (Safeguards Rule); (2) a supplemental notice and request for public comment on...more

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Expanded Safeguards Rule Applicable to More Financial Institutions; Gives More Specificity on Security Requirements

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The Federal Trade Commission recently finalized a long-discussed update to its cybersecurity Safeguards Rule that includes more specific criteria for what financial institutions must implement as part of their information...more

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Requiring Robust Security for Financial Institutions, FTC Finalizes Amendments to Safeguards Rules

The Federal Trade Commission has finalized amendments to the Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information (“Safeguards Rule”), specific to defined financial institutions, designed to strengthen security for consumer...more

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FTC Strengthens GLBA Financial Safeguards and Privacy Rules

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On October 27, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a final rule (Final Rule) and supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to amend the Safeguards Rule promulgated under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA),...more

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Back to Basics, Continued— the Federal Trade Commission Exercises its Muscles Yet Again—This Time with the Safeguards Rule

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The FTC Safeguards Rule, required by the Gramm Leach Bliley Act, has been around for a long time. Basically, the Rule added specificity to how creditors are to handle customer information. The objectives of a “Safeguards...more

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FTC Amends Financial Institution Safeguards Rule Including New Information Security Requirements

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The updated rule also includes new exemptions, expands the definition of “financial institution,” and creates new accountability requirements. On October 27th the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) adopted and published...more

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[Webinar] The Revised FTC Safeguards Rule - What It Means and Why It Is More Important Than You Might Think - November 17th, 12:00...

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On October 27th, the FTC issued the final revised version of the agency's Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Safeguards Rule. The revised Safeguards Rule has been years in the making and marks a significant change in how the agency will...more

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Fintech Legal Report - November 2021

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Bank Regulator Outlines Vision for Bank-Like Supervisory Regime for Crypto and Fintech Firms - On November 3, 2021, Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu discussed clarifying and modernizing the bank...more

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GLBA Safeguards Rule Updated to Impose New Data Security Requirements

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Following a 3-2 vote, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced amendments to the Safeguards Rule under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. The Safeguards Rule was first promulgated in 2002. The revisions are meant to...more

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FTC Sharpens Its Cyber Enforcement Tool by Amending and Expanding the Safeguards Rule

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In the culmination of a process that began in 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last week issued a final rule to amend the Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. The...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Non-Banking Institutions Will Want to Review Security Measures in Light of Update to Safeguards Rule

The FTC recently announced a final rule updating its GLBA Safeguards Rule to “strengthen the data security safeguards” of consumer financial information. The FTC reported that it was making these changes in response to...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

FTC Updates Safeguards and Privacy Rules, Seeks Comments on Additional Proposed Changes

On October 27, 2021, in efforts to address increasing data breach and cybersecurity concerns, the FTC announced that it updated its Safeguards Rule to require non-banking financial institutions, such as independent mortgage...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

FTC Finalizes Safeguard Rules for Non-Bank Financial Institutions

On October 27, the FTC announced a final rule amending the Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information, known as “the Safeguards Rule,” under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, which is applicable to a broad range of non-banking...more

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FTC Issues new Safeguards Rule Requiring Financial Institutions Provide Greater Protection of Consumer Information

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The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently announced an updated rule to strengthen data security safeguards for financial institutions. 16 C.F.R. § 314. As a result of increasing cyberattacks and data breaches, the FTC...more

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FTC Amends “Safeguards Rule” for Covered Financial Institutions

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On October 27, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a final rule (Final Rule), amending the Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information (Safeguards Rule) under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) as it applies to...more

Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

FTC Continues Ramp Up of Enforcement Actions

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) continued a flurry of activity to put companies on notice of future enforcement activities and safeguard consumer financial information. All businesses that advertise to consumers and that...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

SEC Enforcement: A Review of 3Q21

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The new Director of the Enforcement Division, Gurbir Grewal, assumed his position during the Third Quarter of 2021. Even if he hits the ground running it typically takes time to adjust to the environment. ...more

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FTC’s Update to Safeguards Rule Has New Implications for Directors

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The Federal Trade Commission has issued an update to the Safeguards Rule that imposes a duty on financial institutions to protect consumer information they collect in the process of providing financial services. In an...more

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Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - October 2021

In this month’s edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine the FTC’s changes to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act’s Safeguards Rule and the CFPB’s order requiring six tech companies to disclose information regarding...more

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