Archive: August 2014

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Developments in Cybersecurity Law Governing the Investment Industry
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What’s the Deal With the CFPB and Bitcoin?

Developments in Cybersecurity Law Governing the Investment Industry

By: Luke T. Cadigan, Sean P. Mahoney

The Investment Lawyer, Vol.21, No. 8, August 2014
Reprinted with Permission

Regulatory focus on cybersecurity is intensifying. Unlike other compliance matters, the deterrent effect of enforcement actions following data security breaches may be insufficient to achieve regulators’ purpose of ensuring that technology platforms are secure before an event occurs. Thus, in the area of cybersecurity, regulators appear to be shunning granular, prescriptive rules and instead insisting upon more holistic management of cybersecurity risk. Read More

What’s the Deal With the CFPB and Bitcoin?

By: David L. Beam

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just released an advisory for consumers on digital currencies (a.k.a. “virtual currencies”) like Bitcoin. But the thing that’s most extraordinary about the advisory on digital currency is what it doesn’t say. Read More

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