On May 16, 2024, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it had adopted final amendments to its Regulation S-P (the Rule or Amended Rule), which governs “covered financial institutions’” treatment of consumers’ nonpublic personal information, to ensure that these entities implement incident response programs and notify consumers when their information has been compromised. Brokers, dealers, investment companies, investment advisers, crowdfunding portals, and transfer agents registered with the SEC or another appropriate regulatory agency are all considered covered institutions (CIs) under the Amended Rule.Continue Reading SEC Expands Security and Breach Notification Requirements for Investment Firms