Headwinds and Shifting Priorities: Beyond the Numbers in the SEC Enforcement Division’s 2019 Annual ReportRobin M. Bergen, Matthew C. Solomon, Alex Janghorbani, Jenny Paul and Samuel H. Chang
On November 6, 2019, the SEC’s Division of Enforcement released its annual report (the “Report”) describing its enforcement actions from fiscal year 2019.
On Nov. 20, 2019 Iowa Senator Joni Ernst introduced a version of the Violence against Women Act bill that she sponsored.
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.
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.
On Nov. 5, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a press release announcing the formation of the new Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF) focusing on deterring, detecting, investigating and prosecuting antitrust crimes.
The NBA is reportedly going to even greater lengths to ensure that teams won’t tamper with players and their agents.