2010 Webinar - Privacy and Safeguarding of Customer Information: Developing a Comprehensive Program for Your Firm

Privacy and Safeguarding of Customer Information: Developing a Comprehensive Program for Your Firm
May 12, 2010, 1:00 – 2:15 pm EDT

Presenter: Becky Burr, Partner, WilmerHale; Robert Bagnall, Counsel, WilmerHale
Moderator: Paul Glenn, Counsel, IAA


There is renewed focus by regulators on the protection of client privacy and information. This webinar will address the new model privacy notice form in Regulation S-P, Regulation S-AM, state data security regulations, and the Federal Trade Commission’s Red Flags Rule.

J. BECKWITH (“BECKY”) BURR is a partner in the Regulatory and Government Affairs Department of WilmerHale, and a member of the Communications, Privacy and Internet Law Practice Group and the Financial Institutions Practice Group. She has both a regulatory and transactional practice focused on e-commerce, information technology, intellectual property licensing, and international regulation of communications and information technology. Previously, Ms. Burr served as an Attorney-Advisor at the Federal Trade Commission, 1995–1997, where she participated in developing the FTC’s approach to competition, consumer protection, and privacy/data protection in the digital marketplace. Ms. Burr is a member of the BNA Privacy and Security Law Report Advisory Board, and an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School.

ROBERT G. BAGNALL is a counsel in the Securities Department at WilmerHale.  He represents investment advisers, mutual funds, private equity fund, hedge funds, broker-dealers and banks regarding a full range of issues, including adviser registration, the development and implementation of compliance policies and procedures, compliance examinations by the SEC and other regulators, mergers and acquisitions of asset managers, and the structure and operation of wrap fee and other separately managed account programs.  Before joining WilmerHale, he served on the staff of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management.  He is a graduate of Yale (B.A. summa cum laude 1977) and Harvard Law School (J.D. 1985), where he was an editor of the Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review.  Mr. Bagnall is the author of “Asset Management for Hedge Funds, Investment Advisers and Registered Funds” in Corporate Compliance Practice Guide: The Next Generation of Compliance (LexisNexis 2009), and a co-author, with Marianne Smythe and James Anderson, of Investment Advisers: Law & Compliance (Matthew Bender 2002).  He is Secretary of the Investment Funds Committee of the International Bar Association.


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