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SEC Ratchets Up Privacy Enforcement Under Regulation S-P

Broker-dealer firms are well advised to review and update their privacy policies, in light of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) recent enforcement and investigation activities arising from Regulation S-P. According to trade press, recently the SEC informed one independent broker-dealer firm, Next Financial Group, Inc. of Houston, Texas, that it may file a “privacy” … Continue Reading

Federal Regulators Propose Federal Privacy Notice and Seek Comments

On March 21, 2007, eight federal regulatory agencies (“Joint Agencies”) with jurisdiction over Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”) regulated “financial institutions” issued an interagency proposal for a new model privacy form. The proposal is the result of a lengthy process the Joint Agencies began in 2001 to improve the format of GLBA privacy notices to make them more … Continue Reading
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