Brent McIntosh and Judd Littleton Co-author Column for Law360May 19, 2015
On May 19, Law360 published the column "How Cybercriminals Are Targeting Corporate Transactions," authored by Messrs. McIntosh and Littleton. The column discusses how sophisticated cyber-scammers are deploying increasingly clever schemes to target company executives and their counsel, advisers, consultants and vendors in connection with corporate transactions, including financing transactions and mergers and acquisitions. It describes some of the schemes reportedly used in attempts to steal money or confidential information that can be used advantageously in the financial markets. The column recommends that companies implement heightened verification procedures for requests to transfer funds or communicate sensitive information, and require that their service providers and vendors do the same.