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One-Two-Three Punch: SEC and FINRA Announce Actions Against Unregistered Broker, Digital Asset Manager and FINRA Registered Person

USA - September 18 2018 On September 11, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) separately announced three “first of…

The Sheriffs are in Town: Recent Developments in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) Enforcement and Investor Education

USA - September 11 2018 In the months following director William Hinman’s noteworthy speech on whether and when a digital asset is subject to securities laws, U.S. regulators…

European Data Protection Board Clarifies Application of GDPR to Payment Service Providers

European Union - September 6 2018 On July 5, 2018, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)1 replied to a request from a Member of the European Parliament (MEP), Dutch Democrat Sophie…

NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation: Additional Cybersecurity Program Safeguards Due September 4, 2018

USA - August 27 2018 Companies subject to New York’s Cybersecurity Regulation are acting quickly to finalize their compliance obligations as the fifth “due date,”…

Regulatory Update: NAIC Summer 2018 National Meeting

USA - August 24 2018 The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Summer 2018 National Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, from August 4 to 7, 2018…

Dutch Supervisory Authority Investigates GDPR Compliance in the Healthcare Sector

Netherlands - August 23 2018 On 21 August 2018, the Dutch Supervisor Authority announced that it had conducted an investigation into the designation of a Data Protection Officer…

Fintech Without Borders: Regulators Consult on Global Financial Innovation Network

USA - August 22 2018 On August 7, a group of regulators from 11 jurisdictions published a consultation (the Consultation) on the Global Financial Innovation Network (the…

Japan Granted Adequacy Deal on Data Protection by the EU

European Union, Japan - August 8 2018 On July 17, 2018, the European Commission released a press release announcing Japan and the European Union have concluded talks on reciprocal adequacy…

HHS Secretary Azar Signals Future Changes to Federal Health Privacy Regulations

USA - August 7 2018 In a recent speech outlining the Trump Administration’s healthcare regulatory reform efforts, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar…

New Case Sheds Further Light on the Definition of Autodialer under the TCPA

USA - August 1 2018 Ever since the D.C. Circuit struck down the FCC’s overbroad rule defining “auto-dialers” under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, district courts…