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GAO Says CFPB Needs to Improve Data Privacy and Security

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Banking, Consumer Protection, Uncategorized To fulfill its statutory responsibilities, the CFPB collects large amounts of consumer financial data on credit card accounts, mortgage loans, and other products through one-time or ongoing collections. While the CFPB has taken steps to protect and secure these data collections, GAO determined that additional efforts are needed in several areas to reduce the risk […] Read more →

by   |   September 25, 2014

claw back

CEO Hit With Sarb-Ox Clawback

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The former CEO of Saba Software, Inc. agreed to repay over $2.5 million in bonuses, other incentive-based or equity-based compensation, and stock sale profits pursuant to Section... Read more →

by   |   September 24, 2014

private equity

SEC Charges Private Equity Sponsor for Misallocation of Expenses on Integrated Portfolio Companies

Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Uncategorized The SEC charged a private equity sponsor with breaching its fiduciary duty to a pair of private equity funds by sharing expenses between a company in one’s portfolio and a... Read more →

by   |   September 22, 2014

whistleblower

Yes, Foreigners Can be Whistleblowers

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced that its largest ever whistleblower award estimated to be worth more than $30 million will be paid to a resident of a foreign country.  While the eligibility of... Read more →

by   |   September 22, 2014