Gramm Leach Bliley (GLB)

The Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLB), also known as the Financial Modernization Act of 1999, is a federal law that forces a financial institution to "respect the privacy of its customers and to protect the security and confidentiality of those customers' non-public personal information." The law provides for stiff penalties for companies found to be in violation of its regulations.

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