Recognizing Restaurant Embezzlement

Recognizing Restaurant Embezzlement

Braden Perry, a former federal enforcement attorney who is now a regulatory and government investigations attorney with Kennyhertz Perry, discussed identifying the signs of restaurant embezzlement with Restaurant Hospitality, a publication designed for independent restaurateurs. “In order to identify potential white collar crime, a company must systematically look at each of the areas that most

Regulatory Change Under the Trump Administration

Regulatory Change Under the Trump Administration

Braden Perry, a former federal enforcement attorney who is now a regulatory and government investigations attorney with Kennyhertz Perry, discussed regulatory change with Secondary Marketing Executive, a magazine designed for mortgage banking professionals. Perry said although Trump has threatened to reverse Dodd-Frank, that likely will not happen. Perry does anticipate a systematic review of the

Small Businesses: Don’t Fall for Yellow Pages Scams

Small Businesses: Don’t Fall for Yellow Pages Scams

Running a small business involves continuous interaction with vendors and their paperwork. Recently, our firm received a call then follow up mailer verifying our firm’s contact information for a business directory. The next thing I knew, we were facing one of the many Yellow Pages scams. It’s a reminder that any company is susceptible, and many

Acquisition International Names Kennyhertz Perry “Best in Securities Law – Missouri”

Acquisition International Names Kennyhertz Perry “Best in Securities Law – Missouri”

For the third straight year, Kennyhertz Perry, LLC was named “Best in Securities Law – Missouri” by the Acquisition International Hedge Fund Awards. Kennyhertz Perry is a business, regulatory, government compliance, and litigation law firm representing companies and individuals in highly-regulated industries, bringing a unique mix of top law firm expertise, practical experience, and pragmatic

Braden Perry Discusses Regulatory Law Under Trump

Braden Perry Discusses Regulatory Law Under Trump

The future of key regulations and the landscape of regulatory law could dramatically change. Kennyhertz Perry Partner Braden Perry recently spoke with insurancenewsnet.com regarding potential changes to regulatory regimes under a Trump Administration. Regarding the DOL fiduciary and overtime rules and generally the CFPB, Perry stated: “Frankly, anyone prognosticating what Donald Trump will do with many Dodd-Frank

The Importance of a Cybersecurity and Disaster Recovery Plan

The Importance of a Cybersecurity and Disaster Recovery Plan

Kennyhertz Perry Partner Braden Perry was featured in Bluelock’s recent whitepaper, discussing the importance of a cybersecurity and disaster recovery plans. Perry said, “In the event of a malicious attack, a company should have systems in place to keep operational or at least backups where the company is not affected or very slightly affected. In the event of a total disruption of the business, it is too late to mitigate and you will likely see dramatic costs to the business, especially small or mid-sized businesses. Being proactive rather than reactive is the key.”

Perry’s comments not only show the importance of a proactive plan, but a disaster recovery procedure if a disruption of business occurs. As a member of the Kennyhertz Perry’s Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Breach Management practice group, Perry assists clients in prevention, developing robust information security programs, including administering internal compliance and risk assessments, which include the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures required for compliance with state and federal privacy and security laws, and information security best practices; information security policies; records retention and management policies.

Why the CME Fines are Rising

Why the CME Fines are Rising

Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry talked to Reuters regarding the CME’s new rules, including the change in fines. The owner of the Chicago Board of Trade, New York Mercantile Exchange and other markets is preparing to increase the top monetary penalty to $5 million per offense from $1 million starting on Dec. 14, according to

Braden Perry Discusses Email Discretion with Ragan.com

Braden Perry Discusses Email Discretion with Ragan.com

Kennyhertz Perry Partner Braden Perry was recently interviewed by Ragan.com about the timely issue of email discretion. Perry, a cybersecurity attorney who trains companies in email usage and emerging technological topics, provided the following advice: Communicate what you need to communicate, and only that. Leave sarcasm and jokes for the water cooler.

“You should always think that any email you write could be published on page one for all to read,” he says. “Ask yourself: Is it necessary to write? Or can I call and provide the same information?”

As a former federal enforcement attorney, Perry knows the dangers of errant emails. Frequently, an email would be the smoking gun necessary for prosecution.

Cybersecurity Experts Needed on the Board

Cybersecurity Experts Needed on the Board

Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry spoke with TechTarget recently regarding the importance of cybersecurity experts on your Board. “Many boards are filled with very sophisticated business people who are not sophisticated in areas of information technology and security. Information security has become a real issue and a void most boards have,” Perry said. As a

Kennyhertz Perry Named Best Securities Law Firm

Kennyhertz Perry Named Best Securities Law Firm

Investor Review Magazine have announced the winners of the 2016 Single Manager Awards and have named Kennyhertz Perry as the Best Securities Law Firm.

As diversification becomes the investment industry watchword many single manager funds are being overlooked, despite the numerous advantages including reduced fees, elimination of netting risk and the focus on specific investments or strategies, which can be useful for those looking to invest exclusively in one type of product eg. ethical investments.

Expert Witness Services

In today’s complex litigation, the need for a financial or regulatory expert is becoming increasing more frequent. Former CFTC Senior Trial Attorney Braden Perry and former Kansas Securities Commissioner Marc Wilson have both been retained as an expert witnesses in the area of commodity and securities regulation. Mr. Perry has the unique tripartite experience of

FCPA Due Diligence

Companies can now avoid FCPA prosecution by instituting an effective, functioning compliance program. Routine FCPA Due Diligence is a critical component in maintaining a FCPA compliance program. Experienced, and attuned to details, Kennyhertz Perry’s investigations are unparalleled in quality, exceeding FCPA’s standards. Partnering with Kennyhertz Perry will provide you with the transparency your company needs to stay