SEC Reports the Result of Its Cybersecurity Sweep of Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

By | The BD/IA Regulator | February 12, 2015

An SEC cybersecurity sweep examination by the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) found that 88 percent of the broker-dealers (BDs) and 74 percent of the registered investment advisers (RIAs) they visited experienced cyber-attacks directly or indirectly through vendors, the SEC reported in a February 3, 2015 Risk Alert.

Right to Be Forgotten in France – Application of the Balancing Test Derived from the Google V. Costeja Case

By | Technology's Legal Edge | February 12, 2015

In a December 2014 decision, a French judge ruling in injunctive proceedings gave a new and interesting illustration of how national judges may use the ECJ’s Costeja v. Google case, as well as the related guidelines adopted by the Article 29 Working Party (“WP29″), to grant individuals’ requests to remove from search results links to web pages containing information infringing their privacy.