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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The North American Securities Administrators Association ("NASAA") shared several current and emerging investment threats identified by state regulators and the NASAA Enforcement Section.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. Office of Financial Research ("OFR") reported that overall risks to financial stability remain moderate, consistent with its assessment from last year
Troutman Sanders LLP
On December 12, a federal judge dismissed a challenge to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's proposal to issue special purpose national bank charters to financial technology firms ...
Davis & Gilbert
Forget Hamilton! Andrew Jackson has re-entered the nation's consciousness, though it's hardly been an auspicious return.
Mayer Brown
On Tuesday, a federal district court in the Southern District of New York issued an order dismissing a lawsuit brought by the NYDFS regarding a proposal of the OCC to issue federal charters to certain fintech firms.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On December 8, 2017, citing the "importance of sound data security practices and protocols for sensitive, nonpublic information," the SEC adopted a temporary final rule postponing the filing of Form N-PORT on EDGAR...
Proskauer Rose LLP
With bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies reaching shocking new prices seemingly every day, some people have finally started putting the new payment systems to real use – paying lawyers
Dentons
In 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released its first version of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Cyber Framework).
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The French finance industry, with more than 1.2 million direct and indirect jobs created and accounting for 4% of the French GDP, is an enabling environment for the development of innovative financial products and services.
Bowditch & Dewey
The year 2017 could be described as the year of the Bitcoin and other "virtual currencies," with Bitcoin having appreciated 1800% since the beginning of the year and Ethereum, at one point...
Winston & Strawn LLP
PwC recently released the first set of results from their 2018 Global State of Information Security® Survey, which was based on responses from 9,500 executives in 122 countries and more than 75 industries.
Foley Hoag LLP
This is the sixth in a multi-part end-of-year series examining important trends in data privacy and cybersecurity during the coming year.
Reed Smith
The CFTC nevertheless asserted its general jurisdiction over commodities under the Commodity Exchange Act.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has approved its draft of the Insurance Data Security Model Law (Model Law) via a meeting of its Executive and Plenary Committees.
Reed Smith
This growth in new token issuances has elevated the profile and "coolness factor" of token sales, and celebrities are paying attention.
Proskauer Rose LLP
CBOE Global Markets Inc. (CBOE) began trading CFTC-approved bitcoin futures on December 10th, and CME Group Inc. (CME) will begin trading them on December 18th.
Reed Smith
On November 20-21, 2017, Tether, the company behind USDT – a digital token backed by fiat currencies like the dollar and euro – disclosed that a hack resulted in the loss of $30.95 million worth of tokens.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In October, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (the "Treasury") released its Annual Plan, outlining the Office of Inspector General's audit and investigative priorities for fiscal year 2018.
Reed Smith
A recent bill introduced by Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is attempting to place heightened security standards on all Internet of Things (IoT) devices procured by any federal agency.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As cryptocurrencies surge in value and enter mainstream consciousness, an increasing number of employers may consider compensating their employees with bitcoin, ether, or other cryptocurrencies.
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As of this inaugural publication, there exists no uniformity with respect to how businesses that deal in virtual currencies (also known as "cryptocurrencies") such as Bitcoin are treated among the states.
K&L Gates
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is facing scrutiny on its handling of a data breach that occurred in 2016 – but was only publicly disclosed on 20 September 2017.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CFTC Chief Innovation Officer and Director of LabCFTC Daniel Gorfine asserted that the LabCFTC initiative was intended to "make the CFTC more accessible to FinTech innovators" and to "inform the [CFTC]'s...
Troutman Sanders LLP
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has introduced a bill that would expand that state's existing data breach laws.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Independent Community Bankers of America ("ICBA") filed a class-action lawsuit against Equifax in connection with its recent cybersecurity breach.
Davis Brown Law Firm
Physicians are well-positioned to generate new inventions and thereby improve the treatment of their patients.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
It's hard to avoid articles, white papers, blog pieces and presentations that promote the almost magical use of blockchain – it seems that blockchain ...
Sedgwick LLP
Cyber risks are among the most pervasive risk s of our time. They impact all industries that purchase insurance, and all lines of insurance.
Foley Hoag LLP
Kaspersky Lab, a Russian-owned cybersecurity company that sells anti-virus software and other kinds of IT systems security products, has been banned from use by the federal government.
Foley Hoag LLP
After one of Britain's first victories in the Second World War, Winston Churchill declared that it was "perhaps, the end of the beginning" – a turning point in the war.
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