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Insight Center: Podcasts

Data Privacy and Security

Investment Management Roundtable Discussion

Speakers: Gregory J. Nowak, Angelo A. Stio III and Peter T. Wakiyama


Podcast Categories: Financial, Funds, Privacy

Gregory J. Nowak, a partner and practice leader for hedge funds in Pepper Hamilton’s Private Fund Services Practice Group, hosts a series of candid, interactive webinar discussions for West LegalEdcenter on what is going on now in the investment management world, including issues that affect private funds and their managers.

For this discussion, Mr. Nowak is joined by Kirsten Bay of Cysurance and Pepper partners Angelo A. Stio III and Peter T. Wakiyama for a discussion on how cybersecurity, cyber insurance and data protection affect the asset management (hedge, PE, alternative, SMA and registered funds) and brokerage industries.

Key topics include:

  • What is data under the law - intellectual property, intangible asset or other classification?
  • Is data capable of being owned?
  • Can intellectual property rights be claimed and enforced for data?

This podcast is a recording of their discussion.

Download a copy of the presentation.


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