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On December 12, 2023, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidelines for companies to follow in requesting that the Attorney General authorize delays of cyber incident disclosures required by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) pursuant to Form 8-K Item 1.05.

In July, the SEC finalized a rule (the “Final Rule”), which comes

On April 25, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Justice Civil Rights Division (DOJ), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a joint statement (Joint Statement) that each of them is now, and will be, looking at possible discrimination involving AI systems and other automated processes.

The

In remarks on October 13, 2021, at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (“CISA”) National Cybersecurity Summit, Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian Boynton fleshed out the Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) thinking regarding the nature of the cybersecurity failures that are likely targets for potential False Claims Act (“FCA”)1 enforcement under the Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative

On October 6, 2021, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a new initiative to address cyber-fraud and that focuses on government contractors. Specifically, DOJ has launched a “Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative” (Initiative), which will combine DOJ’s “expertise in civil fraud enforcement, government procurement and cybersecurity to combat new and emerging cyber threats to the security

As cybersecurity and privacy risks mount, companies face new concerns about compliance and enforcement, as well as the risk of business interruption and costly litigation. In this National Cybersecurity Awareness Month program, our lawyers will discuss recent developments that are presenting real-world challenges.

Please join us for a discussion designed to help you:

  • Stay abreast

Oil and gas companies should anticipate a more vigorous enforcement environment during President Biden’s term, with anti-corruption and sanctions enforcement expected among some of the key areas of focus. In addition, companies should expect close scrutiny of the industry’s management of cyber risks, along with increased regulatory and litigation risk.

To help you navigate the

Cybersecurity and data privacy presented some of the most complex legal questions and business risks that multinational companies faced in 2018. Businesses should expect continued growth in cyber and data privacy challenges in 2019.

Cyber attacks became even more sophisticated and severe in 2018, with incidents ranging from exfiltration and extortion schemes, to attacks on

On September 27, 2018, the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (“CCIPS”) of the Criminal Division in the US Department of Justice (“DOJ”) released a revised version of its Best Practices for Victim Response and Reporting of Cyber Incidents. Although primarily targeted to “smaller organizations and their legal counsel,” this guidance on preparing for

The cybersecurity and data privacy landscape raised new and challenging questions for businesses and governments around the world in 2017. We are poised to see new waves of technological disruption and legal complexity in 2018.

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