Tag Archives: Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Cyber Crime and Computer Fraud Insurance: Is Your Business Covered?

In today’s digital world, there are many scams that fraudsters employ to steal money and information from your company.  Those computer-based scams include hacking, phishing, ransom-ware, and spoofing to name only a few. The first step in protecting against these … Read Full Post

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Florida Business Break-up 101: Issues, Mechanisms, Planning, Forcing, Defending and Valuation

A Florida business break-up can be messy. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Instead, owners of a business who plan ahead with consideration of potential future challenges can help ensure an amicable break-up, free of drama or difficulty. … Read Full Post

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What banks need to know in responding to subpoenas for financial records

As counsel for lenders, I’ve been consulted with and required to opine on a wide range of topics throughout my tenure. Specific to financial institutions, lawyers working in our banking law practice group must have knowledge of not only the legal process for special assets workouts, the regulations governing commercial and consumer transactions, but also the regulatory guidelines governing turnover of bank data in the discovery process. For instance, what does a bank do when faced with a subpoena that requests private and confidential customer information? This post seeks to ease the learning curve for banks who don’t know how to respond when faced with subpoenas for records and take a close look at 1) who and what the privacy rights the laws are designed to protect, 2) what the governing laws say, and 3) how these laws are implemented when a subpoena is received. Read Full Post

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