Headwinds and Shifting Priorities: Beyond the Numbers in the SEC Enforcement Division’s 2019 Annual Report

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On November 6, 2019, the SEC’s Division of Enforcement released its annual report (the “Report”) describing its enforcement actions from fiscal year 2019.

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Another Look at Third-Party Management: Why We’re Missing 31% of Material Risks

Privacy regulators increasingly are prescribing rules around third-party vendor and data processing management. As of March 1, 2019, for instance, New York’s Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) requires that Covered Entities establish policies and procedures for assessing the risks posed by vendors, determining minimum cybersecurity and privacy practices, conducting due diligence, and following up with periodic assessments.

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Policing Race and Technology

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The Brennan Center for Justice and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund are holding a symposium on “Policing Race and Technology” on Dec. 3, 2019. The symposim aims to center the racial justice issues raised by modern surveillance technologies such as facial recognition, predictive policing, and social media monitoring tools.

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