Braden Perry Highlighted in Blockworks Article on Coinbase’s Pre-IPO Valuation and Regulatory Uncertainty

Braden Perry Highlighted in Blockworks Article on Coinbase’s Pre-IPO Valuation and Regulatory Uncertainty

In December of 2020, Coinbase announced it had filed preliminary private paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public. Within days of this announcement, derivatives exchange FTX created a synthetic Pre-IPO futures contract that went as high as $317. At its peak, the exchange’s implied market cap hit a valuation of over $75

FTC Announces Operation CBDeceit, Cracking Down on Deceptive CBD Claims

FTC Announces Operation CBDeceit, Cracking Down on Deceptive CBD Claims

On December 17, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission announced Operation CBDeceit, the first law enforcement crackdown on deceptive claims in the growing market for cannabidiol (CBD) products. The FTC is taking action against six sellers of CBD-containing products for allegedly making a wide range of scientifically unsupported claims about their ability to treat serious health conditions, including

Kennyhertz Perry Attorney Mit Winter Quoted in Article Discussing U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Review Alston v. NCAA Decision

Kennyhertz Perry Attorney Mit Winter Quoted in Article Discussing U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Review Alston v. NCAA Decision

Mit Winter was quoted in an article by Front Office Sports discussing today’s announcement by the U.S. Supreme Court that it will review a lower court’s decision in the Alston v. NCAA case.  The lower court’s decision found that NCAA bylaws that limit college athletes’ ability to receive educationally related payments and benefits from their

ABA Publishes Article by Ben Tompkins on IRS Cryptocurrency Enforcement Efforts

ABA Publishes Article by Ben Tompkins on IRS Cryptocurrency Enforcement Efforts

Even during a global pandemic, prosecuting cryptocurrency tax crimes is still a priority. The Internal Revenue Service estimated back in 2018 that potentially unreported cryptocurrency tax liabilities represent about 2.5 percent of the more than $450 billion tax gap.  With the focus on tax fraud by the IRS’s new Fraud Enforcement Office, continued emphasis on

Jon Dedon and Jeff Donoho Awarded Missouri & Kansas 2020: Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

Jon Dedon and Jeff Donoho Awarded Missouri & Kansas 2020: Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers named Kennyhertz Perry attorneys, Jon Dedon and Jeff Donoho, as Rising Stars in Cannabis Law and Civil Litigation. Attorneys are selected by peer nominations, evaluations, and independent research.  Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of