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Dan Mitchell of Bernstein Shur to speak at fraud summit

PORTLAND and AUGUSTA, Maine, and MANCHESTER, N.H. — Dan Mitchell, shareholder and chairman of the Data Security Team at Bernstein Shur, will speak at the Information Security Media Group’s Fraud Summit in San Francisco, Calif., on April 29.

Mitchell spoke at the inaugural Fraud Summit in 2013 held in New Jersey and was asked to return this year. He will cover the latest developments in the law surrounding corporate account takeover, in particular how fraud losses are allocated under article 4A of the Uniform Commercial Code.

The summit will feature the latest research and insight from top fraud experts including bank security officers, CTOs, federal investigators and ISMG editors. ISMG is a company focused on reporting information technology risk management. They are the largest media company solely focused on information security, risk management, fraud, compliance and more. The San Francisco Fraud Summit is one of six held this year in three countries.

Mitchell practices in Bernstein Shur’s Litigation and Business Law Practice Groups, and he is the co-chair of the firm’s Data Security Team. He represented Patco Construction in its successful appeal before the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Patco Construction Co., Inc. v. People’s United Bank, 684 F.3d 197 (1st Cir. 2012). The decision broke new ground on how courts should evaluate the commercial reasonableness of Internet banking security procedures under Article 4A of the Uniform Commercial Code. Mitchell maintains a diverse civil litigation and trial practice. He has been recognized by Chambers USA for commercial litigation and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been featured in numerous publications for his work on the Patco case, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Wired. Most recently, he was named to Bank Info Security’s list of Top Ten Influencers for 2014.