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'Mergers & Acquisitions' lawyers prepare for closer scrutiny from regulators concerned about cybersecurity

January 09, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
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Lawyers navigating mergers and acquisitions are preparing for a greater focus by regulators on the cybersecurity implications of deals involving foreign parties and are grappling with efforts to determine whether certain foundational and emerging technologies qualify for government reviews.

“[Mergers and acquisitions] counsel, for several years now, have been increasingly including in their review cybersecurity due diligence,” Roland Trope, a partner at Trope and Schramm LLP, who is also an adjunct professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point...

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