By Neil Bloomfield and Lindsey Frye. The legal and regulatory landscape continues to evolve in an effort to meet the pervasive and destructive effects of cyber attacks. 2017 brought a substantial increase in the number of attacks and the severity of the breaches. Hacking victims disclosed former breaches to be more serious than originally reported, … Continue reading
Charlotte Litigation Member Ed O’Keefe will be presenting at the 2018 Financial Markets Association Conference on April 18, 2018. His presentation will discuss key legislative and regulatory initiatives affecting financial services companies, the rulemaking agenda for the SEC and the CFTC, and regulatory burden relief initiatives undertaken by the banking agencies to date.
With the official announcement that Charles Cain will replace Kara Brockmeyer as head of the SEC’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit, it is more likely that we will see a return to the enforcement trends and outcomes of recent years. Mr. Cain has served as Acting Chief of the FCPA Unit since April 2017, … Continue reading