The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released its annual 2016 CFTC enforcement results. Here is a list of “high-impact” cases: • Two first-of-their kind actions charging employees of companies with misappropriating and trading using material non-public information in breach of their duties to hold such information confidential. This trading, done to benefit the defendants’ personal
United Kingdom, 2016 – Investor Review Magazine have announced the winners of the 2016 Fund Elite Awards, and have named Kennyhertz Perry, LLC “Best Securities Law Firm.”
The health of the fund industry is a true test of the overall health of the financial markets, and despite strong challenges over the past 12 months the sector has been growing steadily.
Therefore, we have created the 2016 Fund Elite Awards to showcase the talent, dedication and experience of those behind some of the greatest funds in the market, which have overcome many obstacles to achieve strong returns for investors despite the market struggles.
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.
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 partner Braden Perry was contacted recently by FedScoop.com to discuss the actions of MedSec Holdings, a cybersecurity firm who privately performed security penetration tests on St. Jude Medical’s devices, but then proceeded to partner with a short-seller rather than directly notify the medical device maker. “This disrupted the market and potentially put people at harm by
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.
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
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
Kennyhertz Perry’s Government Enforcement attorneys represents individual and corporate clients faced with the increased use of criminal enforcement to address business practices, particularly as they relate to financial issues. Mr. Perry brings his enforcement experience as well as his substantial prior experience in white collar criminal defense practice, and as a firm, we represent corporate clients
Kennyhertz Perry advises clients on a wide range of commodities and derivatives regulatory matters. Kennyhertz Perry has experience in all types of derivative transactions and design structures to meet clients’ specific trading, financial and/or credit needs. The roots of the practice are in the commodities markets, where Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry spent time as
Kennyhertz Perry’s regulatory attorneys specializing in novel and emerging regulatory issues, including issues related to the legalization of cannabis, investments into the industry, the Controlled Substance Act, and marijuana issues affecting the states. As former regulators, and former Chief Compliance Officer, our attorneys understand the trading aspects and exchange aspects of the proposed business models. Our
In a complex business environment with increased regulatory scrutiny around governance issues and stringent demands, Kennyhertz Perry’s regulatory and compliance attorneys brings a sophisticated understanding of the impact of these regulations on business and work with clients to identify and mitigate the risks of potential enforcement actions, navigate the complexity of the regulated world, and