Federal and State Regulatory and Enforcement Landscape

November 30, 2016 8:35am

Laura D. Berger
Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection
Federal Trade Commission

Joe Borg
Alabama Securities Commission

Joanne McNabb
Director of Privacy Education & Policy
California Dept. of Justice, Office of the Attorney General

Marcelo Ramella
Deputy Director, Financial Stability
Bermuda Monetary Authority

Paul L. Singer
Deputy Chief, Consumer Protection Division
Office of the Texas Attorney General

Kristin Snyder
Associate Regional Director
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission


Hillard M. Sterling
Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP

  • How are state and federal regulators coordinating with one another?
  • As various agencies are becoming well-versed in security issues, they are looking to bring in their own teams to perform security assessments – how are companies to respond to this from a risk as well as from a cost-benefit analysis, especially if various agencies differ in their findings?
  • What type of a data breach are various agencies interested in?
  • What are their priorities?
  • Are they more interested in preparations, risk assessments, protocols or are they more interested in what companies are doing to solve the problem and provide customers with some solutions?
  • What is their stance on credit monitoring?
  • Latest on the fines and penalties being assessed by regulators: how many of these fines are being seen these days? What is their size?
  • What do regulators want companies to do to prepare?
  • What causes them to bring an enforcement action?
  • What do companies need to do to potentially avoid regulatory enforcement actions?