At a DOJ Cybersecurity Roundtable, Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco highlighted the national security threats posed by cyber attacks. She underscored the necessity of greater cooperation between the DOJ and private industry.
On a London Stock Exchange Investor Group webinar, SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee highlighted the SEC's role within a "whole-of-government" approach to combating the risks associated with climate change, including enhanced disclosures to inform markets and policymaking.
SEC Commissioner Elad L. Roisman reviewed the existing SEC regulatory frameworks for the handling of retail orders - including payment for order flow, best execution, execution quality measurements and public price discovery - and suggested potential improvements.
DOJ Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian Boynton detailed the Department's new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative. The Initiative "will use the False Claims Act to identify, pursue and deter cyber vulnerabilities and incidents that arise with government contracts and grants and that put sensitive information and critical government systems at risk."