Exploring SEC Cybersecurity Disclosure Guidance

Venue

This is a virtual event, accessible over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.

Description

This complimentary webinar is produced in connection with the latest Bloomberg Law Special Report: A Look Ahead at Federal Regulation.  

To meet evolving SEC compliance and disclosure requirements, companies need to customize their cybersecurity program controls. Join us for an informative 60-minute webinar to learn how to assess and customize your cybersecurity disclosure controls and procedures.

Bloomberg Law will convene industry leaders to discuss the nuances of the latest regulatory changes and highlight the most important updates from the SEC. Our panel will also break down how to anticipate cybersecurity risks, what to do when a data breach occurs, and how to manage ensuing litigation.

Educational Objectives:
• Understand the latest guidance and updates about cybersecurity disclosure from the SEC
• Learn to anticipate cybersecurity risks and manage a data breach
• Discover how to develop an effective cybersecurity disclosure program
• Gain strategies for managing litigation caused by data breach

Who would benefit most from attending this program?
Securities attorneys, litigation attorneys, legal practitioners advising companies of all sizes, compliance officers and other managers responsible for regulatory matters.

This webinar is made possible with the support of the following sponsors:

   

Presenters

Peter Rasmussen
  • Senior Legal Analyst
  • Bloomberg Law

N. Peter Rasmussen is a Senior Legal Analyst with Bloomberg Law, concentrating on corporate transactions and federal securities law. He is a graduate of DePauw University, the Graduate College of Liberal Arts of the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Illinois College of Law.

Brian V. Breheny
  • Partner
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Brian V. Breheny heads the firm’s SEC Reporting and Compliance practice.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and general corporate and securities matters and advises numerous clients on a full range of SEC reporting, compliance and corporate governance matters, including advising clients on compliance with the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act, the SEC’s tender offer rules and regulations and the federal proxy rules. 

Prior to joining Skadden in 2010, Mr. Breheny held a number of leadership positions in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He began as chief of the SEC’s Office of Mergers and Acquisitions in July 2003, and in November 2007 he became deputy director, legal and regulatory policy.  

La Fleur C. Browne
  • Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary
  • Church & Dwight

La Fleur C. Browne’s practice is concentrated in the areas of corporate governance, trusted advisor to boards of directors and executives, securities laws, executive compensation, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, financing/banking transactions, debt restructuring, regulatory compliance and risk management.  

Prior to joining Church & Dwight, Ms. Browne was Vice President and Assistant Corporate Secretary at SLM Corporation from 2012 to 2013; Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at The Williams Companies, Inc. from 2008 to 2012; and Assistant General Counsel at West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. from 2007 to 2008. She is a member of the Corporate & Securities Law Committee of the Association of Corporate Counsel and previously served as Chair of that Committee, and a member of the Executive Leadership Counsel. Ms. Browne graduated from Howard University with a degree in accounting in 1985 and Howard University School of Law in 1992.

David J. Lavan
  • Partner
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

David is a former special counsel in the Division of Corporation Finance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He focuses his practice on all aspects of SEC registration, reporting and compliance. He advises clients on public and private offerings of debt and equity, disclosure matters, corporate governance and accounting issues. As a former government bond broker, David provides clients with unique insights into the financial marketplace, counseling them on transactional and regulatory matters, as well as litigation. He represents both public and private companies, as well as independent board and committee members, investment banks, private equity funds and other financial institutions. He also represents public companies, investment banks, and broker-dealers facing a variety of corporate and market crises, as well as SEC investigations. 

David is a respected authority on SEC issues, and is recognized as a go-to on the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012. He is particularly well-known in the area of crowdfunding, advising issuers and crowdfunding website operators regarding related securities law compliance issues and is frequently sought to speak, write and comment about developments in the evolving crowdfunding market.

Continuing Education

Credits:
1.0 General COA, 1.2 CLE
Prerequisite:
Basic understanding of the SEC regulatory environment.
Level:
Intermediate
Production Date:
02/20/2019