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Cyrus R. Vance Jr.

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On June 14, 2022, Baker McKenzie held its inaugural Cybersecurity Symposium in New York in conjunction with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). It was a thought-provoking day discussing trends and fresh insights from key players in the government and private sector, the ever-changing regulatory landscape, best practices for cyber-readiness and practical advice to manage cyber-threats, data breach response, insurance and related litigation. The following video provides valuable information and key-takeaways in connection with cybersecurity…

In this episode, Brian Hengesbaugh, Global Chair of Data Privacy and Security, is joined by Cy Vance, Global Chair of Cybersecurity based in New York, as they discuss the current cybersecurity threat landscape from a government, enforcement and litigation perspective. Listen in to hear about: Cy’s background as the former Manhattan District Attorney for 12 years, including his experience focusing on cybersecurity issues and building the District Attorney Office’s capability to address emerging threats to…

After years of legislative debate, Congress passed a new law requiring key businesses to report certain data breaches—or “covered incidents”—to the government. Signed by President Biden on March 15, 2022, the law, part of the Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act, requires companies that operate critical infrastructure—financial institutions, utilities, and other organizations—to share information with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) about certain cybersecurity incidents within 72 hours and ransomware payments to cyber criminals within 24…

Commission Seeks Public Comment on Wide Range of Issues in Proposal On February 9, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) voted 3-1, with Commissioner Peirce, the lone remaining Republican appointee opposed, to propose new rules under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (Advisers Act) and the Investment Company Act of 1940 (Investment Company Act) related to cybersecurity risk management, reporting of breach events, and recordkeeping for registered investment advisers and investment funds.1 If…