Showing 5 posts by Vincent E. Mauer.
A Primer for Litigation Counsel Regarding the Organizing of Loan Workout and Cybersecurity Professionals: Substantive Expertise versus A New Perspective and Freedom from the Past
Counsel are regularly and appropriately warned against actual and apparent conflicts of interest. This often means that experience with a matter must be abandoned when a “fresh set of eyes” owned by a previously uninvolved lawyer or law firm replaces counsel who was involved in a particular contract or litigation matter. The legal profession acknowledges that avoiding real and apparent conflicts can have costs, but the benefit is understood to outweigh those costs. Read More ›
The number of tech companies offering alternatives to traditional banks has increased severalfold in recent years, piquing the attention of state and federal regulators. Read More ›
Experienced counsel who regularly litigate for or against federally chartered and regulated financial institutions appreciate the differences that apply when a federally chartered and regulated financial institution is the plaintiff or defendant. Read More ›
Good news! The Ohio legislature has offered financial institutions some legal protections in the form of the Ohio Data Protection Act ( “Act”), effective November 2 and believed to be a first-of-its-kind state law. Read More ›
It takes many systems (hardware, software and employee activities) to operate a modern lending institution. Because these systems weren’t necessarily engineered with litigation in mind, it’s important for commercial loan litigators to understand how their lender clients’ systems are configured and suggest minimally disruptive ways for improving the configuration in order to save time and money in the event that litigation is initiated. Read More ›
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Victoria E. Beckman is the co-chair of the Privacy & Data Security team and the chair of Frost Brown Todd’s Latin America Desk. Her practice concentrates on issues of cybersecurity and data breach response.