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Senate Considers Bill To Protect Electric Grid From Cyber Attacks
The Senate is considering bipartisan legislation to boost the defenses of the nation's power grid against cybersecurity threats.
United States
10 Oct 2019
Additional States Adopt Cybersecurity Requirements For Insurance Companies
Since July 1, 2019, Delaware, New Hampshire and Connecticut have enacted laws imposing new cybersecurity requirements on insurers. These laws follow similar statutes already operating
United States
23 Sep 2019
Commerce Extends And Revises Temporary General License Authorizing Specified Transactions With Huawei And Its Affiliates; Adds Additional Huawei Entities To Entity List
The Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has added 46 additional Huawei affiliates to the Entity List.
United States
23 Aug 2019
Federal Policy Developments Concerning Autonomous Vehicles
Recent events in Washington, D.C., suggest that we may see developments this fall with regard to autonomous vehicles (AV)
United States
13 Aug 2019
New York Enacts New Data Breach Notification And Data Security Requirements
On July 25, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act.
United States
8 Aug 2019
Key Congressional Committees Appear To Revive Focus On Autonomous Vehicles Legislation
This week, the Senate Commerce Committee and the House Energy and Commerce Committee signaled that they may be reviving efforts.
United States
6 Aug 2019
California's New Bot Law Prohibits Use Of Undeclared Bots
On July 1, California became the first state in the country to require that "bots" reveal their "artificial identity" when they are used for certain commercial and political purposes.
United States
2 Aug 2019
Recent FTC Settlements Highlight Risks Of Flawed Information Security Practices And Related Representations
In a set of recent settlements, the Federal Trade Commission (the FTC or Commission) resolved charges against two companies
United States
29 Jul 2019
NIST Request For Comment: Plan For Federal Engagement In Developing Technical Standards And Related Tools For AI
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking public comment on their draft plan titled U.S. Leadership in AI: Plan for Federal Engagement in Developing Technical
United States
18 Jul 2019
Artificial Intelligence Legislative Updates
Last week, the Trump administration and Congress took additional steps to speed up the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI)
United States
5 Jul 2019
Where Are We Now? – Taking Stock Of CCPA Amendments After May 31 Legislative Deadline
May 31, 2019, was the deadline for the California Legislature to pass bills out of the chamber in which they were introduced.
United States
20 Jun 2019
SEC OCIE Issues Guidance On Advisors' And Broker-Dealers' Cloud-Based And Other Network Storage Of Customer Data
On May 23, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE)
United States
11 Jun 2019
Agencies Call For Comments On NDAA 2019 Section 889
The Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
United States
6 Jun 2019
Commerce Department Issues Temporary General License Authorizing Certain Transactions With Huawei And Its Designated Affiliates
On May 20, 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce published a 90-day Temporary General License (TGL) authorizing limited categories of exports, reexports, or transfers ...
United States
5 Jun 2019
President Trump Declares National Emergency To Secure The Information And Communications Technology And Services Supply Chain
On May 15, 2019, the President issued an Executive Order on Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain.
United States
30 May 2019
Podcast: Cybersecurity And The Boardroom
In this episode, the third of three building on Akin Gump's annual Top 10 Topics for Directors report, partner Michelle Reed discusses the critical question of cybersecurity and the corporate world.
United States
29 Mar 2019
OFAC Sanctions Venezuelan State-Owned Energy Company PdVSA, Releases New General Licenses And FAQs For Venezuela Sanctions Regime
On January 28, 2019, OFAC added the Venezuelan state-owned oil and natural gas company PdVSA to its SDN List.
United States
12 Feb 2019
In Principle: 10 Things Authorised Firms Need To Know For 2019
In the 2018 edition of this publication, we ended the introduction with the line, "We can only hope that we will enter 2019 with greater certainty than 2018 as to how the regulatory landscape will look."
United States
6 Feb 2019
Rosenbach v. Six Flags - Illinois Supreme Court Takes Expansive View Of Statutory Standing Under The Biometric Information Privacy Act
On January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court issued a decision interpreting the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) in the Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corp. appeal.
United States
1 Feb 2019
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