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Cybersecurity and Data Privacy review and update: Looking back on 2018 and planning ahead for 2019

From the implementation of the GDPR to the passage of the CCPA, the year 2018 proved to be a monumental one for cybersecurity and data privacy. Regulators from around the world responded to devastating, large-scale cyber-attacks, and a desire for their citizens to have more control over their data, by passing a wide range of regulations aimed at protecting consumer information. These...

A week of “firsts” in cryptocurrency prosecution

On September 11, 2018, a number of “firsts” occurred in the prosecution of cryptocurrency-related activities at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and federal district court that will likely become the norm going forward. The SEC announced its first enforcement action for an investment company registration violation...

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...

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...

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