Cynthia J. Larose a Member of the Corporate & Securities Section and Chair of the Privacy & Information Management practice of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., will moderate a panel at the 2011 MIT Sloan CFO Summit. The summit will take place on Thursday, November 17th at the Newton Marriott.
The panel Ms. Larose will be moderating is entitled “Innovative Solutions to Risk Reduction.” The discussion will provide CFOs with techniques and strategies to strengthen enterprise risk management. The session will include pragmatic approaches to business continuity planning, service provider capability, supply chain evaluation, fraud risk management and fraud event disclosure and recovery.
The MIT Sloan CFO Summit brings together financial executives from around the world and leading faculty from MIT. The event, now in its ninth year, offers a day of interactive learning and thought-provoking discourse on the future of finance, accounting, and business. It includes presentations, panels, networking and a closing reception.
Ms. Larose, a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), has extensive experience in privacy, data security, and information management matters, including state, federal, and international laws and regulations on the use and transfer of information, behavioral advertising, data security breach compliance and incident response, data breach incident response planning, as well as data transfers in the context of mergers and acquisitions and technology transactions. She conducts privacy audits and risk assessments to determine data and transaction flow and to assess privacy practices, and assists with drafting and implementation of privacy policies and information security policies and procedures and monitoring of privacy “best practices” across all levels of the enterprise.
In addition, Ms. Larose represents companies in information, communications, and technology, including e-commerce and other electronic transactions. She counsels clients through all stages of the “corporate lifecycle,” from start-ups through mid- and later-stage financings to IPO, and has broad experience in technology and business law, including online contracting issues, licensing, domain name issues, software development, and complex outsourcing transactions.