M&A in the Payments Sector: Key Legal, Regulatory and Contractual Considerations
The COVID-19 pandemic has served as an accelerator for digital payments solutions, with a push toward contactless payments and digital solutions for those sheltering at home. This Legal Update discusses the accelerating trend of payments companies M&A, along with the unique regulatory, technology and contractual issues that may arise in the M&A context.
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On October 20, 2020, US Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair for Supervision Randy Quarles signaled that regulatory reforms may be needed to address vulnerabilities to the financial system from the nonbank sector. Accordingly, nonbank financial institutions should be alert that substantial regulatory reforms maybe on the horizon.
Fed’s Quarles Signals Reforms May Be Needed for the Nonbank Sector
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The expansion of connectivity presents growing security risks and challenges for companies across a wide range of business sectors, and vendors play a key role in cybersecurity. This Legal Update explores the criticality of managing vendor cybersecurity risk as a cornerstone of a company’s cybersecurity program.
Managing Vendor Cybersecurity Risk in IoT Contracting
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On 30 July, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) published new guidance on artificial intelligence (AI) and data protection. This legal update summarizes the main points from the guidance and the AI Accountability and Governance webinar hosted by the ICO on September 22, 2020.
UK Information Commissioner's Office publishes guidance on artificial intelligence and data protection
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Practical Law asked Rebecca Eisner for her insights on AI licensing, including best practices when entering into AI license agreements and how to prepare for future developments in this area.
Artificial Intelligence Licensing
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