Adam Motiwala’s practice areas include enforcement, privacy, and data security.

Adam joined the firm in 2017.

Selected Activities

Comments Editor, Chicago Journal of International Law, University of Chicago Law School

Publications

FINRA Provides Updated Cybersecurity Guidance to Broker-Dealer Firms,” Cleary Cybersecurity and Privacy Watch blog, January 2019

SEC Divisions’ Issue Public Statement on Digital Assets and ICOs, Echoing Recent Enforcement Actions,” Cleary FinTech Update, November 2018; republished by Law360

Consumer Protection and Antitrust Regulators, Experts Discuss Privacy, Big Data, and Competition at FTC Hearings,” Cleary Cybersecurity and Privacy Watch blog, November 2018 

New Mandatory Data Breach Reporting Requirements Become Effective for Companies Doing Business in Canada,” Cleary Cybersecurity and Privacy Watch blog, November 2018

Retail, Remedies, Resources and Results: Observations From the SEC Enforcement Division 2018 Annual Report,” Cleary Enforcement Watch blog, November 2018;  republished by the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation.

SEC Enforcement Division Co-Director Provides Insight Into Commission’s Approach to ICOs and Cryptocurrencies,” Cleary Cybersecurity and Privacy Watch blog, September 2018  

Federal Court, SEC, and FINRA Scrutinize Cryptocurrencies and ICOs,” Cleary FinTech Update blog, September 2018 

GDPR Compliance: Tips for What Comes After May 25,” Cleary Cybersecurity and Privacy Watch blog, May 2018

FTC Settlement Signals the Importance of Service Provider Oversight,” Cleary Cybersecurity and Privacy Watch blog, May 2018  

Regulators and Law Enforcement Discuss Cyber Enforcement Priorities and Urge Cooperation Following Data Breaches,” Cleary Cybersecurity and Privacy Watch blog, April 2018 

“Cyber Security in Ghana – Evaluating Readiness for the Future,” Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, 2017