Law360 spoke with Braden Perry, Kennyhertz Perry partner and former CFTC Senior Trial Attorney, regarding the Kraft/Mondelez suit accusing the snack makers of manipulating the price of wheat in 2011, and the significance of the relaxed manipulation standard under Dodd-Frank. Under rules passed out of the 2010 law, the CFTC no longer must show that traders specifically intended
In a recent Motherboard Vice News article, Kennyhertz Perry’s Braden Perry discussed the latest in the Ross Ulbricht trial and verdict. Ulbricht was on trial for federal law violations related to actions and control over Silk Road, an online black market shuttered in October 2013. Ulbricht has requested a new trial and, according to Perry, was not unexpected
Kennyhertz Perry Partner Braden Perry was selected as a panelist for the March 11, 2015 Webcast: CFTC’s Financial Market Reform in 2015: Boon or Bane? The panel will provide an overview and discussion of the latest changes to The Dodd-Frank Act that affect Financial Market Reform. Following the financial market crisis of 2008, Congress enacted
John Kennyhertz of Kennyhertz Perry has been invited to address this season’s FastTrac® NewVenture™ entrepreneurs. FastTrac is a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and brought to Kansas City by the UMKC Small Business & Technology Development Center in partnership with University of Missouri Extension.
In FastTrac NewVenture, aspiring business owners look at all aspects of their proposed companies, explore the feasibility of their business concept, and learn how to develop a viable business plan. Participants address start-up issues such as assessing the competition, legal matters, marketing and financial management aspects of business ownership. John will use his legal expertise to introduce the class to the basics of entity selection, first contract issues, and first employee considerations.
Braden Perry, partner in Kennyhertz Perry, LLC was contacted regarding U.S. Treasury securities and Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) for an article titled “Where to Invest When Safety is a Priority” for Depositaccounts.com. Perry discussed the proper due diligence when determining investments, primarily creativity coupled with common sense. Perry stated, “[t]he more research and preparation that is
KMBZ Radio – Kennyhertz Interviews Entrepreneurs Jason Grill, Ryan Maybee, Rafi Chaudry, and Travis Moore
Once a month, John Kennyhertz co-hosts the “Entrepreneur KC Show” on KMBZ Business Channel 1660 AM. This month’s show featured Ryan Maybee, co-founder and owner of J. Rieger & Co. Whiskey, as well as the historic Rieger Hotel Restaurant and Manifesto in the Crossroads District of downtown Kansas City. The last segment features the owners and brew masters from Torn Label Brewing Company. You can download the podcast at http://media.kmbz.com/a/101139620/entrepreneur-kc-radio-1-20-15.htm.
Kennyhertz Perry in partnership with J. Grill Media and KMBZ Radio, highlights entrepreneurs, startups, innovation and technologies that are changing lives on the Silicon Prairie and the legal issues these businesses and individual face daily. Tune in Thursdays between 1 and 2 pm on the KMBZ Business Channel 1660 AM.
If you are seeking to raise investment money for your company, remember that one of the best things you can do to protect yourself is disclosing as much information about your company as possible. That way, if things fall apart and your investors threaten to sue you for securities fraud or the government brings a regulatory action against your company, you can use your disclosures in your defense.
One of the best ways to do this is in a Private Placement Memorandum, or PPM for short. So what’s a PPM?
Kennyhertz Perry partners John Kennyhertz and Braden Perry, spoke as Bitcoin experts and it’s future in an Kansas City Business Journal article. “John Kennyhertz, a partner at the firm, said he first came across Bitcoin several years ago when he was working for a private equity firm in California as a possible investment opportunity. Fast
Former CFTC Trial Attorney Braden Perry recently spoke with Law360 regarding U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler, who has been said to be planning his withdrawal from the position at the end of the year. “Chairman Gensler came in with a mission, put his aggressive style into play and marshaled the necessary resources,”
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Braden Perry recently authored a point-counterpoint article on aspects of breaching contracts. Mr. Perry takes the practical and pragmatic view that legally, contracts may be broken in certain economic circumstances. See the full article published on LawTv.com.
NerdWallet.com, a key investment website, recently turned to Kennyhertz Perry’s partner Braden Perry for comments surrounding the Hedge Fund Advertising Ban Lift. The full article has been provided below:
Kansas City, MO (July15, 2013) – Braden Perry, former federal enforcement attorney, contributed to Lawyer.com’s latest article discussing the Student Debt Relief Industry. The article can be seen in its entirety below or at Lawyers.com.
America’s student loan bills have outgrown its credit card bills, and the debt relief industry is clamoring for the business of student borrowers. But according to a report from the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC), some companies are ripping off those borrowers by charging hefty fees for programs the federal government offers for free.