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Guest Post: SEC Guidance Affirms Need for Board Oversight of Cybersecurity Risks

David M. Furbush David M. Lisi As I noted in a post last week, on February 21, the SEC released a statement and guideance for reporting companies with respect to Cybersecurity Disclosure. In light of the statements in the SEC’s … Continue reading

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Senate Bill Introduced To Increase FDA Safety Oversight

Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding partner      The Hill s (8/4, Lillis) "Healthwatch" blog reports, "citing a recent spike in pharmaceutical recalls, Sen. Michael Bennet on Tuesday introduced legislation to bolster consumer protections governing the nations drug supply." … Continue reading

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Surging torrent of virtual currencies spurs Chairman Giancarlo to call for expanded CFTC oversight

By Brad Rosen, J.D.In remarks before an elite group of derivatives and futures lawyers in Naples, Florida, CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo again advocated for rigorous, but common sense, oversight of the ever-expanding cryptocurrency markets and their related derivative offshoots. … Continue reading

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Governance Oversight – Is Your Board An Active One?

In a recent interview with Christopher P. Skroupa on Forbes.com, Walied Soliman (Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada, LLP and Co-Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Canadian special situations team) weighs in on what it means to be an active director. The interview … Continue reading

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Bitcon and Virtual Currency get CFTC Backgrounder on Oversight

CFTC Backgrounder on Oversight of and Approach to Virtual Currency Futures Markets Along with Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo’s statement on Bitcoin and virtual currency, the CFTC issued a letter explaining the Commission’s approach to regulating Bitcoin futures markets. Their aim is … Continue reading

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