David Rivera is a Litigation Attorney in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley LLP. Mr. Rivera has experience performing reviews related to fair lending risk assessments of mortgage servicing loss mitigation processes, responding to a Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) subpoena in a private label securities action, assisting in lender-placed hazard insurance litigation, and assisting in the defense of a client charged under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He has prepared multi-state regulatory surveys and analyses for mortgage companies and banks. Mr. Rivera is also Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. He currently serves as the Vice-Chair for the D.C. Bar eDiscovery and Information Governance Committee.
Prior to joining Buckley, Mr. Rivera represented clients in various investigations conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), other federal regulatory agencies, and corporate audit committees.
Mr. Rivera received his J.D. from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and an M.B.A. in Accounting from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
"Shedding light on dark patterns: What financial institutions need to know" by Elizabeth E. McGinn, Amanda R. Lawrence, Sherry-Maria Safchuk, and David Rivera (Cybersecurity Law Report)
Regulators, legislators and private litigants are increasingly looking at how companies attract and conduct business with consumers in online settings, and particularly whether these companies are designing user experiences to manipulate behavior in a way that can prove harmful to the consumer. The...Articles
"Reopening well: Balancing employee privacy with employee safety" by Elizabeth E. McGinn, Amanda R. Lawrence, James C. Chou, and David Rivera (Corporate Compliance Insights)
Consumer privacy has been a key area of focus over the past several years, but as companies begin return-to-work operations, they discover that employee privacy looms large as well. Well-intentioned companies seeking to keep employees safe risk incurring penalties from a variety of agencies based...Articles
"State privacy law initiatives to prepare for in 2020" by Amanda R. Lawrence, Sasha Leonhardt, and David Rivera (Law360)
The California Consumer Privacy Act, which went into effect on Jan. 1, gave California residents the broadest rights in the nation to learn what data a business has about them, to request that the business delete that data and to demand that the business not sell their data. The CCPA opened a...Articles
"3 key areas where the NYDFS ups the ante on cybersecurity" by Elizabeth E. McGinn and David Rivera (Westlaw Journal)
On March 1, the two-year transitional period under the New York State Department of Financial Services’ “Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies” regulation expired, making all requirements effective. The cybersecurity regulation marks a shift in the governance of cybersecurity...Articles