The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) hosted a virtual webinar on November 18, 2021 that explored the importance of cyber-enforcement in the utilities industry and the continued impact of COVID-19. Morrison & Foerster partners Miriam Wugmeister and Haima Marlier spoke on the “SEC Flips the Switch on Cyber-Enforcement: What You Need to Know” panel, where they discussed the SEC’s recent wave of interest in cybersecurity disclosures as well as recent cybersecurity enforcement actions brought by the SEC. They also shared useful takeaways on disclosure controls and procedures most relevant to the utilities sector.
About EEI Founded in 1933, EEI is an association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. EEI members provide electricity for 220 million Americans, and operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to U.S. members, EEI has more than 65 international electric companies as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members. The organization continuously provides public policy leadership, strategic business intelligence, and essential conferences and forums.