Mit Winter Featured in Lead1 Association Video Podcast Discussing Newly Allowed Benefits for College Athletes

Mit Winter Featured in Lead1 Association Video Podcast Discussing Newly Allowed Benefits for College Athletes

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Mit Winter was recently featured on the LEAD1 Association’s new video podcast series, The LEAD1 Angle, discussing the new benefits and cash payments certain college athletes can now receive as a result of the Alston v. NCAA decision.  LEAD1 Association represents the athletics directors and athletics programs of the 130 member universities

The CFTC’s New Enforcement Manual Guidance Details Factors Used in Corporate Compliance Programs

The CFTC’s New Enforcement Manual Guidance Details Factors Used in Corporate Compliance Programs

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) has announced Division of Enforcement staff-level guidance that outlines whether a company’s compliance program was reasonably designed and implemented to (i) prevent the underlying misconduct at issue; (ii) detect the misconduct; and (iii) remediate the misconduct. At all points, the Division will conduct a risk-based analysis, taking into consideration

Braden Perry Featured in Scotiabank Feels the Wrath of a Regulator Scorned Article

Braden Perry Featured in Scotiabank Feels the Wrath of a Regulator Scorned Article

Law360 featured Braden Perry, among other experts, in an article on Scotiabank feeling the wrath of a regulator scorned. Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and federal prosecutors recently reached a settlement of $127 million over an alleged eight-year precious metals spoofing scheme. The Scotiabank was lauded by the CFTC

The Philadelphia Inquirer Quoted Braden Perry in $50M Taxpayer-backed Coronavirus Loan Article

The Philadelphia Inquirer Quoted Braden Perry in $50M Taxpayer-backed Coronavirus Loan Article

Braden Perry, among other experts, was quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer on the $50M taxpayer-backed coronavirus loan to Poconos casino. The Scranton-area bank directed by Louis A. DeNaples recently handed out the biggest loan yet for $50 million. This taxpayer-backed program was created to help mid-sized businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Mount Airy Casino Resort

CFTC Enforcement Sweep Targets Entities Falsely Claiming Registration

CFTC Enforcement Sweep Targets Entities Falsely Claiming Registration

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of charges against 20 entities for making false and misleading claims of having CFTC registration and National Futures Association (NFA) membership required to offer services related to trading in foreign exchange (forex), digital assets, and derivatives. The complaints are listed below:  Complaint & Notice: bitfx24option.com Complaint

Braden Perry Highlighted in Why Banks Block Cryptocurrency Transactions Article

Braden Perry Highlighted in Why Banks Block Cryptocurrency Transactions Article

Decrypt featured Braden Perry, among other experts, in an article on why banks block cryptocurrency transactions. Over a decade after the inception of Bitcoin and most banks continue to block cryptocurrency transactions. The reason for this varies between jurisdiction and bank. Some banks are choosing to block crypto transactions for legal reasons. For example, China

Ingram’s Features Article On Convertible Notes: Authored by John Kennyhertz

Ingram’s Features Article On Convertible Notes: Authored by John Kennyhertz

When assessing business financing options, there is one solution that has been growing in popularity over the last few years. John Kennyhertz, a Kansas City business attorney, addresses the benefits of convertible notes and how it works to provide funding for a business. With security and payment terms, convertible notes give investors the ability to