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Facebook data breach lets hackers control 50 million accounts

Facebook announced that hackers had used a weakness in Facebook’s code regarding its “view as” feature this...

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GAM CCO steps down two months after joining the firm from the FSA

Natalie Baylis two months after joining Swiss alt asset manager GAM from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority...

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Compliance 101 – Uber has to pay $148 million for its 2016 data breach/coverup

Compliance 101 – Uber has to pay $148 million for its 2016 data breach/coverup

Hackers in 2016 stole personal data for tens of millions of Uber users (and also drivers). Uber...

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GDPR Data Protection

The EU’s GDPR and how it affects data privacy and investment management/technology

The General Data Protection Regulation is the most sweeping global change on data privacy in twenty years....

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Apple and Goldman Sachs team up on new credit card in competitive mobile payment space

Apple and Goldman Sachs team up on new credit card in competitive mobile payment space

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple and Goldman Sachs will jointly offer a consumer credit card,...

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SEC hands out $90 million to whistleblowers in April 2018 alone

Since issuing its first award in 2012, the SEC has awarded more than $266 million to 55...

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SEC Standard of Conduct for Inv Pros

Dalia Blass, who last September was named the SEC’s head of investment management (David Blass, her husband,...

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SEC fines Yahoo (aka Altaba) $35 million for failing to disclose massive cybersecurity breach

Russian hackers in late 2014 stole Yahoo’s “crown jewels”, hundreds of millions of usernames, emails, phone numbers,...

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The regulatory case and example of Wells Fargo

Over $4 billion set aside for the fake account and MBS issues post-crisis, another billion today in...

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Delay for AIFMD third-country passport extension

Delay for AIFMD third-country passport extension

It looks like the EU will hold off on AIFMD third-country passport extensions until Brexit develops a...

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