Insights: News Releases Kilpatrick Townsend’s Chris Gattuso Featured Speaker at the New Jersey Bankers Association 11th Annual Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 26) -- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that Partner Chris Gattuso will be a featured speaker at the New Jersey Bankers Association 11th Annual Conference. The conference will be held on May 27 - 31, at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.

Ms. Gattuso will speak at a session titled, “Cyber Security: What Bank Boards and Senior Management Need to Know.” This presentation focuses on the current and developing legislative and regulatory environment regarding cyber security and its effect on the banking industry. Specifically, it will focus on three areas: (i) existing federal and state cybersecurity regulations; (ii) developing federal and state cybersecurity legislation and the regulatory appetite for such regulation (including FFIEC guidance and NIST framework); and (iii) best practices for financial institutions, including board responsibilities, how to establish a cybersecurity program, third party relationships and information sharing.

Ms. Gattuso focuses her practice on corporate and securities matters, financial institution regulatory matters and mergers and acquisitions. Her securities practice includes serving as counsel for both issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and counseling clients on disclosure and other requirements under the federal securities laws. Ms. Gattuso has extensive experience in corporate reorganizations, strategic alliances and mergers and acquisitions for both public and private companies. She advises financial institutions on a wide range of regulatory, enforcement and consumer compliance matters, including cyber security, privacy and fair lending.

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