• More Public Disclosures for Investment Advisers: New SEC Rules and Form ADV Update

    13 Oct 2016
    Nathan Greene and Patrick Sweeney, both with Shearman & Sterling’s Investment Funds Group, participated in a webinar hosted by MyComplianceOffice.
  • Montgomery Looks at EU ‘Bail-In’ Provisions and the ‘Too Big to Fail’ Problem

    10 Oct 2016

    Partner Malcolm Montgomery (New York-Real Estate) explores the impact of EU Bail-In recognition provisions on the real estate lending market in the US. In this segment, he explains how the 2008 global financial crisis eventually led to the creation of bail-in provisions in 2013. The legislation shifts the burden of possible future bail outs of financial institutions away from taxpayers.

  • Lilienfeld Discusses Challenges for the Healthcare Industry in Attracting a Strong Board

    3 Oct 2016

    Partner Doreen Lilienfeld (New York/Menlo Park-Compensation, Governance & ERISA) explores hot topics in board composition for the healthcare industry. In this podcast, she shares her insights on the impact of ISS and Glass Lewis’s 2017 recommendations on board composition and provides valuable advice on how a board can make itself attractive to top candidates.

  • An Interview With the Global Head of Privacy at LinkedIn

    26 Sep 2016

    Kalinda Raina, head of Global Privacy at LinkedIn discusses the challenge in both protecting private information while still giving people the ability to control their public information. Also discussed are how different cultures value anonymity versus openness; how our identity gets determined for us in the wake of our digital footprints; the obligation of privacy and security to understand each other and — when knowing that everything creates data these days — determining the right thing to do to protect it.

  • Navigating Iran Sanctions

    22 Sep 2016

    With the recent news that the US allowed Boeing and Airbus to sell airplanes to Iran, partners Lisa Jacobs and Philip Urofsky discuss the challenges still ahead for western aircraft manufacturers and examine the differences between US and EU regulations in navigating Iran sanctions.

  • Hammes Discusses the Challenges Impacting Transmission Systems

    20 Sep 2016
    Partner Tricia Hammes looks at the hot topics in renewable energy in a three-part podcast series.  In this episode, she examines how transmissions systems are trying to stay pace with the intermittent nature of renewables and how market-based initiatives – along with involvement from state and federal authorities – are addressing this challenge.
  • Reynolds Interviewed by the Financial Times Banking Weekly Podcast

    24 Aug 2016
    Partner Barney Reynolds (London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) was interviewed in a podcast by the Financial Times discussing Brexit options.
  • An Interview With the Chief Privacy Officer at Visa

    10 Aug 2016

    Jack Yang, Chief Privacy Officer at Visa discusses treating data as an asset and the principles of consent, notice and choice common to both the US and EU privacy regulations. He also looks at the challenges of having privacy catch up as we continue to innovate in our use of data and what young business and start-ups need to know.

  • An Interview With the Chief Privacy Counsel at Microsoft

    25 Jul 2016

    Mike Hintze, Chief Privacy Counsel at Microsoft, discusses how almost everything Microsoft does – from internal functions like HR and sales and marketing, to every one of their products – touches on privacy; and the need for more communication between privacy and its close cousin, security.

  • An Interview With the Head of Data, Toyota Research Institute

    14 Jul 2016

    Jim Adler, Head of Data, Toyota Research Institute, looks at the technical, privacy, data protection, and security issues and challenges surrounding the use of connected and self-driving cars. These products depend on a lot of data to operate effectively, and it is important that drivers have control and transparency on the data collected regarding their driving behavior.

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