• 02.16.18

    New York DFS Cybersecurity Certifications Due

    The time has come for entities regulated by the New York Department of Financial Services to make their first certification of compliance with the regulator’s cybersecurity rules.

  • 02.06.18

    DOJ Expands Opioid Enforcement Efforts Using Data Analytics

    On Jan. 30, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that over the next 45 days, as part of its continued increase in opioid-related enforcement, the Drug Enforcement Agency will “surge” agents and investigators to opioid “hot spots.”

  • 01.18.18

    FSOC Cautions Industry About Cybersecurity Risks

    Cybersecurity threats are the biggest challenge facing the financial services industry, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) declared in its annual report, calling on federal regulators to ensure that banks are taking appropriate steps to protect their businesses.

  • 01.11.18

    2017 Year in Review: Data Breaches

    The year 2017 saw the number of data breaches grow, and the trend is expected to continue and intensify.

  • 12.14.17

    Banks Find Success Suing Over Data Breaches

    Banks continue to file suit against retailers, hoping to shift the costs of data breaches, with some recent success.

  • 11.06.17

    Social Media, Behavior Policies Tossed by NLRB ALJ

    Prohibiting social media activity by employees that “reflect[s] poorly” on the employer violates the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), an administrative law judge (ALJ) determined.

  • 10.26.17

    Equifax Fallout Continues, Spreads Across Industry—and Pond

    The fallout from the Equifax data breach continues, reaching other credit reporting companies and all the way across the Atlantic Ocean.

  • 10.26.17

    Regulators Take the Wheel in Auto Financing Actions

    From the Department of Justice (DOJ) to the Massachusetts attorney general, auto financing has been the subject of several recent actions.

  • 10.12.17

    Cybersecurity, Data Breaches Continue to Make Headlines

    Cybersecurity continues to make headlines in the financial services industry, from the recent announcement that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was targeted by hackers to final approval of the settlement in a class action brought by financial institutions against Home Depot after a ...

  • 09.28.17

    Equifax Breach Felt From Lawsuits to Legislation to … Arbitration?

    As the Equifax data breach continues to reverberate—with multiple class actions filed, calls to revamp the credit reporting industry and new legislation proposed—even the arbitration rules of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may see an impact.