The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) is poised to adopt several new rules on privacy and cybersecurity that will impact public companies, broker-dealers, investment companies and registered investment advisers, including the following proposed rules:

Among other things, the proposed rules zero in on the intersection of cybersecurity and risk management matters, promote disclosure of certain privacy and cybersecurity risks and, in the case of the rules applicable to public companies, promote appropriate oversight of cybersecurity and privacy matters.

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