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President Trump Signs The First Major Financial Services Deregulation Law In A Decade
President Trump has signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act ("Act"), with the principal goals of promoting U.S. economic growth, recalibrating burdensome rules...
United States
11 Jun 2018
ANSSI And ACPR To Cooperate On Cyber Threats In Financial Sector
On January 17, the French Network and Information Security Agency ("ANSSI") and the Prudential Supervisory Authority ("ACPR") signed a letter of intent (source document in French) ...
13 Mar 2018
Superintendent Of Banks And Financial Institutions Issues New Regulation
On January 24, the Superintendent of Banks and Financial Institutions (Superintendencia de Bancos y Instituciones Financieras) issued ...
13 Mar 2018
OCC Publishes Semiannual Risk Perspective, Identifies Cybersecurity And Fintech As Key Risk Areas For Banks
On January 18, the U.S. OCC released its Semiannual Risk Perspective for Fall 2017 and identified several key data and privacy risk areas facing banks and other financial institutions today.
United States
9 Mar 2018
French Data Protection Authority Approves Implementation Of Biometric Authentication Tools In Banking Sector
On May 29, 2017, the French Data Protection Authority announced that it had authorized nine banking institutions to implement, on an experimental basis, authentication tools based on voice recognition...
20 Jun 2017
New York Department Of Financial Services Relaxes Cybersecurity Proposal
The revised draft pushes back the effective dates and compliance deadlines, adds limited exemptions, narrows the requirement to notify the DFS of cybersecurity events, adds flexibility to the program's requirements...
United States
14 Mar 2017
G-7 Financial Leaders Endorse Bank Cybersecurity Best Practices
On October 11, Group of Seven ("G-7") financial leaders announced the release of bank cybersecurity best practices guidelines.
United States
23 Nov 2016
Financial Regulators Outline Cybersecurity Standards
On October 19, the Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issued a joint advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding enhanced cyber-risk management standards . . .
United States
23 Nov 2016
New York Governor Announces Cybersecurity Regulation To Protect Consumers And Financial Institutions
On September 13, the New York governor announced a regulation requiring banks, insurance companies, and other financial services institutions to "establish and maintain a cybersecurity program designed to protect consumers..."
United States
23 Nov 2016
CFPB Files Suit Against Third-Party Payment Processor
On June 6, the CFPB filed suit against third-party payment processor and two of its executives for allegedly enabling unauthorized and other illegal withdrawals from consumer banking accounts by their clients.
United States
19 Sep 2016
Regulators Instruct Banks To Review Cybersecurity Protections Against Fraudulent Money Transfers
The warnings follow recent hacking events, including fraudulent money transfers to steal $81 million from the Bangladesh Central Bank and $12 million from Banco del Austro in Ecuador.
United States
14 Sep 2016
DOJ Announces Indictment Of Seven Iranians Accused Of Computer Hacking
On March 24, seven Iranian hackers were indicted on computer hacking charges relating to distributed denial of service ("DDoS") attacks directed at 46 U.S. financial sector businesses from 2011 through 2013.
United States
9 Jun 2016
Financial Services Roundtable Commends NIST Cybersecurity Framework
On February 25, the Financial Services Roundtable ("FSR") issued a press release praising the NIST Cybersecurity Framework as "the 'Rosetta Stone' of Cross-Sector Cyber Defense for U.S. Companies."
United States
8 Jun 2016
ENISA Releases Report Relating To Cloud Computing In Finance Sector
On December 7, 2015, ENISA released a report outlining recommendations to financial institutions, regulators, and cloud service providers on the secure adoption of cloud services in the finance sector.
European Union
18 Apr 2016
House Financial Services Committee Approves Bill To Establish National Data Breach Notification Standards
On December 9, 2015, the House Financial Services Committee approved legislation to establish a national data breach notification standard and preempt notification laws in 47 states and the District of Columbia.
United States
8 Apr 2016
House Representatives Challenge TPP's Electronic Commerce Chapter
In a January 12 letter to senior administration officials, several House Representatives challenged the Trans-Pacific Partnership ("TPP") trade pact's provision that excludes financial services from commitments...
United States
6 Apr 2016
New York Financial Regulator Proposes Cybersecurity Rules
On November 9, 2015, former Acting New York Superintendent of Financial Services requested input from federal and state regulators on proposed rules from the New York State Department of Financial Services...
United States
30 Mar 2016
State Attorneys General Urge PIN Requirement For Chip Cards
State Attorneys General Urge PIN Requirement For Chip Cards
United States
30 Mar 2016
FINRA Urges Investors To Understand Brokerage Firm's Cybersecurity Practices
On January 14, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") issued an investor alert encouraging investors to evaluate the cybersecurity measures protecting their financial accounts.
United States
29 Mar 2016
American Bankers Association Offers Guidance For New Computer Chip In Payment Cards
On September 15, the American Bankers Association released instructions to educate consumers on how to use the computer chip embedded in new credit and debit cards.
United States
23 Nov 2015
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