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On August 30, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced three settled orders against several investment advisers, broker-dealers, and dual registrants for violations of Regulation S-P allegedly resulting from business email compromises that each exposed or potentially exposed the
Continue Reading SEC Cybersecurity Actions Against Registered Firms for Business Email Compromises Emphasize Importance of MFA

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently issued a request for information and public comment on the use of new and emerging technologies by investment advisers and broker-dealers that suggests potential regulatory action to come.[1] According to its release,
Continue Reading SEC Scrutinizes Use of Fintech by Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

The 2021 edition of BakerHostetler’s annual Data Security Incident Response Report – a report based on the firm’s experience with data security incident response and litigation over the past year – features a number of important insights previously covered on
Continue Reading The Impact of Data Security Incident Trends on Commercial Transactions: Part I – M&A

Carpino recognized as “showcase winner” in all three type-of-library categories

The American Association of Law Libraries’ (AALL) recently recognized BakerHostetler’s legal content services supervisor, Lindsey Carpino, for her role in developing “Review-it,” a crowd sourced review tool that
Continue Reading Lindsey Carpino Takes Top Prize in Inaugural AALL Innovation Showcase

After a series of high-profile supply chain and ransomware attacks, the federal government is ramping up its effort to improve the nation’s cybersecurity. In the past several months, multiple federal departments and agencies announced new policy initiatives and regulatory directives
Continue Reading The Brave New World of Cybersecurity Compliance—Key Takeaways from Recent Government Action on Cybersecurity