On September 20, 2017, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) announced that its online database for receiving, storing, and publishing corporate securities filings, known as the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system or “EDGAR,” had been compromised in 2016 by hackers who may have traded on material nonpublic information obtained through

In a bylined article, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner Rajesh De (Washington DC), Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Marcus Christian, Alex Lakatos (both Washington DC), and Richard Rosenfeld (New York), Banking & Finance partner Mark Hanchet (New York), and Financial Services Regulatory and Enforcement associate Matthew Bisanz (Washington DC) examine the importance of corporate attention