ACC Mid-Year Meeting - Hot Topics in Financial Industry Cybersecurity

New York

The Mid-Year Meeting is a new two-day conference offered by the Association of Corporate Counsel that offers intensive education for in-house counsel on three tracks: Contracting Skills & Strategies, Corporate Governance & Board Service Best Practices and Financial Industry Compliance & Data Management. On the first day of the conference (April 11th), Litigation Partner Douglas Henkin​ will serve on a panel entitled “Hot Topics in Financial Industry Cybersecurity," joined by Maneesha Mithal, Associate Director of the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Federal Trade Commission, and David Ross​, Assistant General Counsel, MetLife.

The panel presentation will:

  • Discuss recent developments in the global regulatory landscape that impact cybersecurity compliance in the financial industry, and the sources of authority or reference for defining legal standards in this domain
  • Review regulatory guidance that both identifies and raises questions on what is enough to satisfy an organization’s responsibilities to customers, employees, business partners and other stakeholders with respect to cybersecurity
  • Identify best practices for effective implementation of cybersecurity measures
  • Explore how a multinational financial institution can structure its cybersecurity program at the enterprise level without running afoul of foreign jurisdictions’ regulators
  • Review the state of play in civil litigation over data breaches, including plaintiff strategies for overcoming motions to dismiss based on inadequate pleadings or standing
  • Discuss recent settlements of major data breach class actions and their impact on future cases

For more information and to register for the ACC Mid Year Meeting, please click here​.

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