SEC Will Scrutinize Breach Disclosure by Public Companies
“In the wake of a breach, we are going to ask questions and look at disclosures before and after an incident,” Stephanie Avakian, acting director of the SEC’s enforcement division, said at a conference sponsored by Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. “There is no doubt the company has been a victim in some regard. That doesn’t obviate the need for compliance with disclosure requirements.”
Source: Advisen Front Page News
Professor Brian Ray has extensive experience in eDiscovery, information governance and data privacy. He and Candice Hoke created and serve as Co-Directors of the Center for Cybersecurity and Data Privacy at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where they are Professors of Law. Brian co-founded, with Tim Opsitnick of Jurinnov, the Cleveland eDiscovery Roundtable, an informal group of lawyers, judges and academics that meets monthly to discuss issues surrounding electronic discovery, cybersecurity and data privacy issues. Professor Ray is a member of the Sedona Conference's International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure and Data Security and Privacy Liability Working Groups.
Professor Ray also is an expert in international and comparative law. His book, Engaging with Social Rights: Participation, Procedure and Democracy in South Africa's Second-Wave (forthcoming Cambridge 2016) provides a comprehensive analysis of the South African Constitutional Court's social rights decisions. He has served as a Fulbright Scholar in South Africa and has published extensively on the law of human rights.
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