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Is Your Firm Cyber Secure?

Eversheds Sutherland Partner Brian Rubin is quoted in this Financial Advisor article regarding the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s creation of its Cyber Unit and how broker-dealers and investment advisors should be on high alert. “I’m aware of exams that are going on by both the SEC and FINRA, and I think it’s just a matter of time before enforcement referrals are made,” said...

SEC and States Are Upping Their Cyber Game, Are You Doing the Same?

With the creation of the Cyber Unit, the SEC is beefing up its technical expertise and demonstrating that it too will evolve and adapt as cybersecurity threats become more advanced. The agency is making it increasingly clear that it expects those it regulates to up their games as well. The unit will function as part of the SEC’s Enforcement Division to target misconduct along six...

Eversheds Sutherland Partner Brian Rubin Selected to Serve in National Society of Compliance Professionals Leadership Role

Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that Partner Brian L. Rubin has been selected to join the National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP) Board of Directors. A longtime member of the NSCP and a frequent writer for its premier journal, NSCP Currents, the organization recently confirmed Mr. Rubin’s appointment by a unanimous vote. More than 2,000 financial service...

Regulators’ Cybersecurity Crackdown Already in Full Swing. Are Firms Ready?

Eversheds Sutherland’s legal alert, SEC and States Are Upping Their Cyber Game, Are You Doing the Same?, is mentioned in this Financial Advisor article. “I’m aware of exams that are going on by both the SEC and FINRA, and I think it’s just a matter of time before enforcement referrals are made,” said Brian Rubin, partner and co-author of the legal...

An Emerging Patchwork Of Cybersecurity Rules

With the recent adoption of cybersecurity regulations governing broker-dealers and investment advisers registered in Colorado and Vermont, the landscape of cybersecurity regulation continues to evolve in significant ways. For those businesses not yet covered by cyber regulations, these latest moves indicate that the day of reckoning may be coming, with both federal and state regulators...

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