MFA Comment Letter to SEC on Proposed Amendments to Rules Regarding Privacy and Safeguarding of Consumer Financial Information

MFA submitted a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission on its proposed amendments to Regulation S-P, its rules regarding the privacy and safeguarding of consumer financial information. In the letter, MFA discussed the proposed standards for information security programs, including standards that would apply to data breach incidents, the proposed expansion of the definition of personal information under the safeguarding and disposal rules, and the proposed exception for limited customer information disclosure when representatives move from one broker-dealer or registered investment adviser to another.