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Frida Alim is an Associate in the Los Angeles office of Buckley LLP, where she assists banks, fintechs, and other nonbank financial institutions on transactional, licensing, regulatory compliance, and state and federal supervisory examinations and enforcement matters. Her transactional work includes mergers and acquisitions, consumer-facing disclosures and agreements, and vendor agreements.  Ms. Alim’s regulatory practice focuses on privacy and cybersecurity.

Representative matters include:

  • Advising clients on compliance with state and federal privacy and data security laws, including counseling on compliance with Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the California Shine the Light Law, and other state privacy laws, and drafting privacy policy disclosures to comply with state and federal privacy laws
     
  • Conducting an assessment of a credit reporting agency’s policies, procedures, and practices for compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), including a comprehensive evaluation of the agency’s protection of consumer data and identity theft services
     
  • Advising a market place lender on compliance with the FCRA and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)
     
  • Drafting and negotiating loan purchase and service provider agreements
     
  • Preparing comprehensive multi-state surveys on license-related topics, including fair lending requirements and disclosure requirements
     
  • Advising lenders on reporting obligations under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)

Prior to joining Buckley, Ms. Alim worked at an intellectual property litigation firm in San Francisco. She was also previously a fellow at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where she worked on data privacy matters. Ms. Alim received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in 2016. During law school, she served as the Symposium Editor for the Berkeley Journal of International Law. Ms. Alim received her B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2012.

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Education

  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2016
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2012

Admissions

  • California

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