Legal - General Counsel

The General Counsel’s Office works within the the Administration Division providing legal services to all divisions of the department. The General Counsel’s Office also provides legal analysis for legislative proposals.

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Data Breach Notifications

Vermont’s Security Breach Notice Act requires a data collector or other entity regulated by the Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) to provide notice(s) of a security breach to DFR and the affected consumers or the owner or licensee of the data or records subject to the breach, in accordance with 9 V.S.A. § § 2430 and 2435.

When providing a security breach notice to DFR, please direct it to:

Gavin Boyles, General Counsel
Department of Financial Regulation
89 Main St., Montpelier VT 05620-3101 
phone: 802-828-3301
fax: 802-828-1919

Please check out Frequently Asked Questions related to Security Breaches. 

Read the Security Breach Bulletin regarding July 1, 2020 changes to Vermont’s Security Breach Notice Act.  

Contact Information

Department of Financial Regulation
Consumer Services 
89 Main Street, Montpelier, VT 05620 - 3101

833-DFR-HOTLINE (toll free)
833-337-4685 (toll free)

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