Rodge Cohen Calls for Unified Cybersecurity Policy at Bloomberg BNA’s Big Law Business Summit

July 15, 2015

On July 15, Bloomberg BNA published an article titled “Sullivan & Cromwell's H. Rodgin Cohen: On The Lawyer's Role with Banks” about Mr. Cohen's speech at the Big Law Business Summit on July 15 in New York City. Mr. Cohen discussed lawyers' responsibilities when representing banks in “challenging times.” Mr. Cohen explained that the existential threat facing banks and the banking industry is cyber attacks. He called for the creation of one centralized federal agency and consistent federal policy to mitigate this threat, saying that failure to do so will jeopardize the future of this country. “As lawyers, it is our obligation to take a leading role in dealing with this threat,” Mr. Cohen said.