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Parting the Waters of Uncertainty for Private Flood Insurance
Elena Mitchell, Barbara Meeks, Neil Bloomfield
July 2019, ABA Banking Journal

MVA 2019 Annual Report
June 2019

MVA 2019 Annual Public Service Report


MVA Today an Alumni Newsletter- Spring 2019- Vol.2
June 2019

Welcome to the second edition of our MVA Today Alumni Newsletter. We hope that you enjoyed the inaugural issue and that you will find this version informative. We wanted to start off this update with a focus on diversity and inclusion.


McArthur’s Article Published by Construction Executive
B. Palmer McArthur, Jr.
April 2019, Construction Executive

Charlotte Real Estate Member Palmer McArthur's article "How to Compare Opportunity Zones and Similar Exchanges" was published by Construction Executive on April 6.


How to Combine the Strengths of Team Members
Amy Murphy Curlis
March 2019, Chief Marketer

The article discusses whether communications and marketing team members should be more specialized and how to evaluate what skills are needed. For many in the industry, these are the decades old questions about how to combine the strengths of team members, including agency support, within larger marketing and communications divisions. The questions about specialization exist for smaller groups of teams within one of these domains as well.


Myrick Quoted in Law360 on Kimberley Rice Kaestner’s Family Trust Case
Thomas (Tom) D. Myrick
March 2019, Law360

Charlotte Litigation Member Tom Myrick was quoted in the Law360 article entitled, “Trust Tells Justices Beneficiary’s Residency No Bases For Tax”, which was published March 19. The article continues coverage of North Carolina’s taxation of a trust where the settlor and trustee are in New York and the only connection to the state is that a beneficiary lived there violates the due process clause, the trust told the U.S. Supreme Court.


The Time Is Now to Prepare for Congressional Inquiries from a Democrat-led House
Neil Bloomfield, Esq., Edward O’Keefe, Esq., and Elena Mitchell, Esq.
March 2019, Westlaw Journal Bank & Lender Liability

At the start of a new year, we tend to make promises to ourselves. We often promise to address issues head-on — to be proactive instead of reactive. While most New Year’s resolutions are quickly forgotten, we urge those involved with highly regulated institutions to make and stick to at least one — to prepare for potential investigations by the House of Representatives. To paraphrase a Navy SEAL’s remarks about the piracy of a U.S. ship: We weren’t planning on that outcome, but we were prepared for it. Investigations are coming, and delaying preparation until the institution or its executives need to testify is a mistake. As is true with respect to any major project, when preparing to testify before the House it is helpful to break the process down into its component parts. We suggest thinking about three core elements: pre-hearing groundwork, providing information and documents, and crafting the narrative.


FRB and FDIC Cast a Critical Eye on Resolution Plans
Neil Bloomfield and Kate Wellman
March 2019, Banking Prespectives

While the living-will process continues to evolve, it is likely that many of the central tenets and requirements will remain in place for the foreseeable future. ON DECEMBER 20, 2018, the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC; together with the FRB, the Agencies) released their determinations regarding the 2018 resolution plans of four foreign banks and announced they had finalized resolution plan guidance applying to the eight U.S. global systemically important banks (G-SIBs).1


The Necessity of Evaluating Vapor Intrusion Risks during Environmental Due Diligence
Elizabeth A. Dieck, Lesley A. Firestone, and Trapper Freeman
February 2019, Association of Corporate Counsel

Vapor intrusion has emerged as an important legal, scientific, and policy issue over the last decade. With this issue’s growing importance, it is prudent for persons acquiring, leasing, or developing property to include an assessment of vapor intrusion risks into their environmental due diligence process and properly address any identified vapor condition. Property owners may face significant repercussions for the failure to identify the presence of and mitigate environmental and health risks associated with vapor intrusion. In addition to the loss of certain liability protections, landowners of contaminated properties will see a decline in property value along with a diminished use of the property. The cost of retaining knowledgeable professionals, such as an environmental lawyer and consultant, to conduct a vapor intrusion analysis during the due diligence period is a slight price to pay when considering the decreased property value and potential liability under state and federal statutes.


The Regulation of the U.S. Financial Industry Under the Trump Administration
Neil Bloomfield
January 2019, Global Banking & Finance Review

Regular Contributor to Moore & Van Allen's
MVA White Collar Defense, Investigations, and Regulatory Advice Blog
Neil T. Bloomfield
2019

Regular contributor to Moore & Van Allen's MVA White Collar Defense, Investigations, and Regulatory Advice Blog, keeping clients up to date on the constantly evolving regulatory environment and serving as a thought leader as regulations and enforcement policy continue to develop


Home Repair – A Handy Lawyer’s Guide to Fixing a Damaged QPRT
Caitlin N. Horne
January 2019, Probate & Property

Charlotte Estate and Wealth Planning Associate Caitlin Horne co-authored an article that was published in the January/February 2019 Issue of Probate & Property Magazine titled “Home Repair – A Handy Lawyer’s Guide to Fixing a Damaged QPRT.”


Sonic Automotive Announces Plans to Open Newest Office Operations in Gaston County
Walter S. Price
December 2018

December 13, 2018: The Gaston County Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that Sonic Automotive, Inc. has cho¬sen to locate its newest office operations in Lowell. Located at 109 Kenworthy Avenue in Lowell, the facility will house marketing and ad¬vanced customer care operations for Sonic Automotive, Inc. Approximately 500 jobs will be created within a five-year period with an invest¬ment of $11.2 million. Sonic Automotive, Inc., a Fortune 500 company and member of the Russell 2000 Index, is among the largest automotive retailers in the Unit- ed States. Sonic Automotive's Lowell operation will provide support of sales operations of the Sonic Automotive family. Sonic’s dealerships provide comprehensive services, including sales of both new and used vehicles, vehicle service and the ability for customers to sell used vehicles to Sonic and EchoPark Automotive stores.


Preparing for the 2019 H-1B cap season
December 2018

On April 1, 2019, USCIS will begin accepting cap subject H-1B professional worker petitions for a start date of October 1, 2019 (FY2020).


2018 North Carolina Midterm Election Report
Walter S. Price
November 2018

The nation’s political divide was reflected in last night’s Congressional elections. Republicans will maintain control of the Senate, but Democrats have gained control of the House of Representatives. In the North Carolina Legislature, Democrats picked up enough seats in the House of Representatives to break the Republican supermajority. Democrats appear to have picked up the six seats needed to do the same in the Senate, but there are a number of races too close to call.


When Someone Shows You Who They Are, Believe Them the First Time:* What a Blue Wave in the House Likely Means for Financial Institutions
Neil T. Bloomfield, Elena F. Mitchell
November 2018, MVA White Collar Defense, Investigations, and Regulatory Advice Blog

Proposed Treasury Regulations Impact “Deemed Dividend” Tax Rules in Financing Transactions
Randy J. Clark, Robert (Rob) A. Fisher
November 2018

Following tax reform at the end of 2017, cash dividends from a foreign corporate subsidiary to a domestic corporate 10 percent shareholder are exempt from U.S. income tax because the shareholder is permitted a “dividends-received deduction” equal to the amount of the dividend. However, this new deduction was not expanded to cover “deemed dividends” from foreign corporate subsidiaries under Section 956 resulting from full pledges of the stock of, or guarantees by, such foreign corporate subsidiaries. As a result, loan security arrangements for U.S. borrowers that have foreign corporate subsidiaries have continued to be driven by the Section 956 “deemed dividend” rules, and credit agreements have continued to include “deemed dividend”-driven restrictions.


Family Offices: Unique Capital Allocation And Structuring Considerations
John Gilson, Thomas Cooper
November 2018

Family offices, and the investment professionals serving them, have long been participants in traditional M&A transactions. Of late, however, middle market and lower-middle market family offices are experiencing an increased migration of private equity professionals from traditional private equity funds. This migration has prompted an increased need for investment professionals (and their advisors) to consider the often-perceived sleepy legal field of trusts and estates when structuring both a family office itself and its transactions.


Lamberth, O’Keefe and Whittaker co-author article for Market Solutions
Katherine M. Lamberth, Edward P. O'Keefe, Kristina B. Whittaker
October 2018

Charlotte Litigation Associate Katherine Lamberth, Member Ed O’Keefe, and Counsel Kristina Whittaker co-authored the article titled, “Fintechs Can Now Be Banks, Too: Overview of the OCC’s Fintech Charter and Related Considerations” that was published in Market Solutions, Volume 27, Number 3.


Are you ready to travel abroad for the holidays?
October 2018

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, now is the best time for visa holders to review their travel documents and plan for renewals if necessary.


MVA Blog Posts


Parting the Waters of Uncertainty for Private Flood Insurance
Elena Mitchell
July 2, 2019

By Elena F. Mitchell, Barbara S. Meeks, and Neil T. Bloomfield* A final interagency rule taking effect on July 1, 2019, provides federally regulated lending institutions with eagerly awaited guidance concerning private flood insurance for improved properties located in special flood hazard…


US Data Breach and Privacy 2019 Legislative Recap
Tandy Mathis
July 1, 2019

A few weeks ago, Texas signed into law an amendment to its data breach law, capping off a busy first half of 2019 for state lawmakers in this arena.  As we gear up for the second half of 2019, we thought a recap was worthwhile.  The legislation reflects a number of trends, including increasing obligations … Continue reading


MVA Monitor – June 14
Steven
June 17, 2019

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U.S. Supreme Court Said “No” to Class Arbitration in Employment-Related Data Breach Dispute Because Arbitration Agreement Ambiguous on Class Procedures
Tony Lathrop
June 11, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court issued two 5-4 decisions in as many months regarding class procedures. Lamp Plus, Inc. v. Varela, 587 U. S. ____ (2019) was favorable to corporate defendants by limiting the availability of class arbitration when the arbitration agreement is ambiguous, while Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. v. Jackson, 587 U. S. ____ (2019) … Continue reading


MVA Monitor – June 7
Steven
June 7, 2019

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WCIRA News Clips: “At the Next Critical Stage in the Transition Away from LIBOR” – Federal Reserve Vice Chair Urges Companies, Financial Institutions to Begin Shift from LIBOR to Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR)
Neil Bloomfield
June 4, 2019

As government authorities around the world create a constantly evolving regulatory environment, conduct overlapping investigations, and bring parallel proceedings, companies are facing perhaps the most challenging regulatory and criminal enforcement environment. Our goal is to serve as a leading-edge resource…


MVA Monitor – May 31
Steven
May 31, 2019

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MVA Monitor – May 24
Steven
May 24, 2019

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MVA Monitor – May 17
Steven
May 17, 2019

It was a relatively quiet week at the General Assembly. No votes were taken on the House floor until Wednesday and on the Senate floor until Thursday. Only about a dozen bills had any action this week. Issue Insights State and Legislative Issues Abortion Bill Most advocates on both sides of the abortion issue have had […]

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Moore & Van Allen Attorneys and Practices Recognized in 2019 Chambers & Partners Guide
Neil Bloomfield
May 15, 2019

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Chambers & Partners has ranked seven firm practice groups and 26 firm attorneys in the 2019 edition of its legal directory Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Moore & Van Allen’s…


Moore & Van Allen Attorneys and Practices Recognized in 2019 Chambers & Partners Guide
Neil Bloomfield
May 15, 2019

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Chambers & Partners has ranked seven firm practice groups and 26 firm attorneys in the 2019 edition of its legal directory Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Moore & Van Allen’s Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A and Real Estate practice groups earned Band 1 top-tier recognition … Continue reading


New Charlotte Transit Oriented Development Regulations Approved, What’s Next?
Tony Lathrop
May 7, 2019

NEW TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS APPROVED, WHAT’S NEXT? (May 2019): The City of Charlotte has revamped its approach to Transit Oriented Development (TOD) as an initial step in the process of transforming the city into a liveable one that provides transportation options for all residents to access employment, services, and housing. As Chair of the … Continue reading


MVA Monitor – April 19
Steven
April 19, 2019

This week, Gov. Roy Cooper (D) this week issued his first veto since Democrats broke the super-majority in the legislature. Despite having a short week, House members filed over 200 new bills before leaving Wednesday for a spring break. The Senate continued to meet this week and will take a break next week. Issue Insights […]

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North Carolina Amendments to Data Breach Law Finally Introduced
Karin M. McGinnis
April 17, 2019

On April 16, 2019, Representatives Saine, Jones and Reives introduced House Bill 904, the long anticipated amendments to the North Carolina Identity Theft Protection Act, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 75-61 et seq.. We first wrote about the proposed legislation in February 2018 [Two Proposed Data Security Laws Reflect National Trend Toward Affirmative Responsibilities]. The bill … Continue reading


MVA Monitor – April 12
Steven
April 12, 2019

The General Assembly continued work on substantive legislation this week, with several high profile bills involving health care moving forward. In another health care story, Atrium Health, Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, and Wake Forest University announced plans to negotiate a merger of the hospital systems and to bring a second campus of the Wake Forest […]

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Washington State Legislature Moves Toward Passage of Broad Consumer Data Privacy Law
Karin M. McGinnis
April 10, 2019

Following in the footsteps of California, and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, the State of Washington is taking steps to adopt a comprehensive privacy law focused on protecting consumer information. SB 5376, better known as the Washington Privacy Act, passed in the Washington State Senate on March 6, 2019 by a vote of … Continue reading


MVA Monitor – April 5
Steven
April 8, 2019

This week, the General Assembly took action in moving forward substantial proposals dealing with health care, immigration, and school testing.  The Governor announced a personnel policy change intended, in part, to reduce gender pay disparities in state government.  In all, 332 bills were filed this week – 93 in the House and 239 in the […]

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No Standing to Sue, No Class Action Settlement – U.S. Supreme Court Remands Cy Pres Settlement Case Without Reaching the Merits
Tony Lathrop
April 1, 2019

We have been following the Frank v. Gaos, 586 U. S. __ (2019) class action case, which presented an opportunity for the U.S. Supreme Court to determine the limits on the use of the cy pres doctrine in the context of class action settlements to distribute damages paid by a defendant company to entities other than the plaintiff class. On … Continue reading


MVA Monitor – March 29
Steven
March 29, 2019

The General Assembly began discussions of some of the more controversial subjects this week.  Bills debated in committee included proposals to expand gaming options in the state, to require sheriffs to cooperate with ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement), and to study changes to the State Health Plan.  The Appropriations committees concluded their joint overview meetings […]

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MVA Monitor – March 22
Steven
March 22, 2019

While Appropriations committees continued budget briefings, legislative leaders this week announced a target for General Fund spending significantly below the proposal submitted by Governor Cooper. On the floors of the two legislative chambers, the biggest item of note was the appointment of members of The University of North Carolina Board of Governors. A total of […]

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The Time Is Now to Prepare for Congressional Inquiries from a Democrat-Led House
Neil Bloomfield
March 16, 2019

The article titled “The Time Is Now to Prepare for Congressional Inquiries from a Democrat-Led House,” written by Charlotte Members Neil Bloomfield and Edward O’Keefe, and Associate Elena Mitchell, was published and first appeared in the March 4, 2019 edition of Westlaw Journal Bank & Lender Liability.   The Article At the start of a … Continue reading


MVA Monitor – March 15
Steven
March 15, 2019

The majority of the activity at the General Assembly this week involved joint House and Senate Appropriations committee hearings to review Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget proposal that was released last week. The House and Senate will continue their joint review of key budget items over the next several days. The House is expected to release […]

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WCIRA News Clips: Bank Capital Plans and Stress Test Results Due April 5, 2019, CFTC Foreign Corrupt Practices Advisory on Self-Reporting/Cooperation
Neil Bloomfield
March 14, 2019

As government authorities around the world create a constantly evolving regulatory environment, conduct overlapping investigations, and bring parallel proceedings, companies are facing perhaps the most challenging regulatory and criminal enforcement environment. Our goal is to serve as a leading-edge resource…


MVA Monitor – March 8
Steven
March 8, 2019

As the 2019 session of the North Carolina General Assembly gets into full swing, legislators convened this week to addresses a number of bills. Key legislation included, the Governor’s proposed FY19-21 budget, school bond proposals and a bill to look at televising House sessions. The House also passed bills related to school safety. Legislators will […]

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2019 SIFMA C&L Annual Seminar
Neil Bloomfield
February 28, 2019

Moore & Van Allen is pleased to be a Gold sponsor at the 2019 SIFMA C&L Annual Seminar. Charlotte Litigation Members Edward O’Keefe and Valecia M. McDowell have been invited to serve as panelists for this year’s seminar. O’Keefe will contribute to the Tuesday, March 26 afternoon panel entitled “Intersection of Banking and Wealth Management” … Continue reading


2019 SIFMA C&L Annual Seminar
Neil Bloomfield
February 28, 2019

Moore & Van Allen is pleased to be a Gold sponsor at the 2019 SIFMA C&L Annual Seminar. Charlotte Litigation Members Edward O’Keefe and Valecia M. McDowell have been invited to serve as panelists for this year’s seminar. O’Keefe will…


Charlotte’s Transit Oriented Development Revision in Full Swing with Upcoming Public Hearing
Tony Lathrop
February 4, 2019

CHARLOTTE’S TOD REVISION IN FULL SWING WITH UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARING (Jan. 2019): The Charlotte Department of Planning, Design & Development (Planning Department) is facilitating the transformation of the city into “a vibrant LIVEABLE CITY where all residents of all income levels have convenient transportation access to employment[,] services and housing options.” The revision of Charlotte’s … Continue reading


Illinois Supreme Court Rules on Biometric Privacy Case
Tandy Mathis
January 25, 2019

Today, the Illinois Supreme Court unanimously held that actual harm was not a necessary component of proving a breach of the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act.  This ruling found that Stacy Rosenbach, the mother of a minor whose thumbprint was collected by Six Flags as part of a season pass holder purchase, can be considered … Continue reading


What About the Merits – What, If Anything, Will the Supreme Court Do With Cy Pres-Only Class Action Settlements?
Tony Lathrop
November 28, 2018

We have been talking about Frank v. Gaos, (No. 17-961), since the U.S. Supreme Court decided to tackle the extreme case of the use of the cy pres doctrine in the context of class action cases. The settlement is a cy pres-only agreement which called for distribution of all funds paid by the defendant directly … Continue reading


Standing in the Way of a Supreme Court Decision on Cy Pres-Only Class Action Settlements
Tony Lathrop
November 28, 2018

What is the value of the class action mechanism if no redress is provided to plaintiffs at all? Is the class action about providing a remedy to plaintiffs, is it just about getting the defendant company to pay something to someone…or has it evolved simply into a mechanism for plaintiffs’ attorneys to collect fees? These are several of … Continue reading


Mecklenburg County Bar’s 18th Banking and Finance Forum on Friday, November 9, 2018
Brian Soja
November 26, 2018

Charlotte Associate Brian Soja, a member of MVA’s Financial Regulatory Advice and Response and White Collar, Regulatory Defense, and Investigations practice groups, served as a panelist at Mecklenburg County Bar’s 18th Banking and Finance Forum on November 9.  Soja participated…


Mecklenburg County Bar’s 18th Banking and Finance Forum on Friday, November 9, 2018
Brian Soja
November 26, 2018

Charlotte Associate Brian Soja, a member of MVA’s Financial Regulatory Advice and Response and White Collar, Regulatory Defense, and Investigations practice groups, served as a panelist at Mecklenburg County Bar’s 18th Banking and Finance Forum on November 9.  Soja participated in the Forum’s Regulatory Highlights panel along with Phil Wertz of Bank of America, John … Continue reading


TCH/BPI 2018 Annual Conference
Neil Bloomfield
November 21, 2018

2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE (Nov. 2018): We are proud to once again be a sponsoring partner for The Clearing House + Bank Policy Institute Annual Conference, which will take place in New York on November 26–28, 2018.  The Annual Conference provides a forum for the industry’s leaders to examine the changing dynamics of the bank regulatory … Continue reading


When Someone Shows You Who They Are, Believe Them the First Time:* What a Blue Wave in the House Likely Means for Financial Institutions
Elena Mitchell
November 21, 2018

By: Edward P. O’Keefe, Neil T. Bloomfield, and Elena F. Mitchell. Elections have consequences and the recent midterm elections are no exception.  Having won the House majority, Democrats are expected to proceed with an ambitious agenda in January 2019.  Much of the focus has been on how the Democrats will use their control to scrutinize … Continue reading


TCH/BPI 2018 Annual Conference
Neil Bloomfield
November 21, 2018

2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE (Nov. 2018): We are proud to once again be a sponsoring partner for The Clearing House + Bank Policy Institute Annual Conference, which will take place in New York on November 26–28, 2018.  The Annual Conference provides…


SEC Issues Disclosure Guidance as Part of Continued Focus on Cybersecurity
Brian Soja
November 15, 2018

As cybersecurity attacks have continued to gain prominence as a threat posing critical risk management and compliance challenges for financial institutions, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has emerged as an active federal regulator in this arena. In September 2017, the SEC announced creation of a Cyber Unit housed within the SEC’s Enforcement Division that … Continue reading


WCIRA News Clips: New Federal Reserve Rating System; U.S. Sues UBS Over Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities; Traders Charged With Spoofing & More
Neil Bloomfield
November 12, 2018

As government authorities around the world create a constantly evolving regulatory environment, conduct overlapping investigations, and bring parallel proceedings, companies are facing perhaps the most challenging regulatory and criminal enforcement environment. Our goal is to serve as a leading-edge resource…


MVA Monitor – Election Report
Steven
November 7, 2018

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Drilling into Charlotte’s Transit Oriented Development (TOD) – Final Public Draft Available for Review
Tony Lathrop
October 25, 2018

Several months ago, Charlotte’s Planning Director Taiwo Jaiyeoba charted a new course for drafting Charlotte’s Unified Development Ordinance (CLTUDO). We are now undertaking the development of a comprehensive vision plan for the City, with hopes of substantial community engagement, while work on the CLTUDO drafting process continues simultaneously. Comprehensive Plan development kicked off September 2018 … Continue reading


SIFMA Compliance and Legal Society’s Charlotte Regional Seminar on Monday, September 24, 2018
Neil Bloomfield
September 21, 2018

Charlotte Litigation Members Neil Bloomfield and Ed O’Keefe will be serving as panelists at the upcoming SIFMA Compliance and Legal Society’s Charlotte Regional Seminar on Monday, September 24. This one day seminar feature presentations by leading securities regulators and industry professionals.  Bloomfield will be speaking on the Privacy and Cybersecurity Issues panel alongside Keith Agisim (Moderator, Bank of America), Michael Adams … Continue reading


SIFMA Compliance and Legal Society’s Charlotte Regional Seminar on Monday, September 24, 2018
Neil Bloomfield
September 21, 2018

Charlotte Litigation Members Neil Bloomfield and Ed O’Keefe will be serving as panelists at the upcoming SIFMA Compliance and Legal Society’s Charlotte Regional Seminar on Monday, September 24, 2018. This one day seminar feature presentations by leading securities regulators and industry professionals.  Bloomfield will…


SEC Issues Disclosure Guidance as Part of Continued Focus on Cybersecurity
Brian Soja
September 17, 2018

As cybersecurity attacks have continued to gain prominence as a threat posing critical risk management and compliance challenges for financial institutions, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has emerged as an active federal regulator in this arena. In September 2017, the SEC announced creation of a Cyber Unit housed within the SEC’s Enforcement Division that … Continue reading