Diageo Charged with Disclosure Failures by the SEC

Diageo Charged with Disclosure Failures by the SEC

Alcohol producer Diageo plc, has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for violating antifraud provisions of  Section 17(a)(2) and (3) of the Securities Act of 1933 and particular reporting provisions of the federal securities laws.  Diageo’s lack of necessary disclosure of trending shipments and sales, has lead to a misleading idea of

Unregistered Commodity Pool Operator and It’s Principal Charged with Fraud in Missouri

Unregistered Commodity Pool Operator and It’s Principal Charged with Fraud in Missouri

A civil enforcement action was filed today in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri against Joshua Christian McDonald, and his company Perfection PR Firm LLC (PPR), by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.  McDonald’s company, out of California and Tennessee, was charged for an off-exchange foreign currency trading scheme of fraud and

List of States with Pending College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation Has Grown to Twenty-Two

List of States with Pending College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation Has Grown to Twenty-Two

As states’ 2020 legislative sessions continue to open, state legislators continue to file new college athletes name, image, and likeness bills similar to the bill that was passed in California last year.  These laws would allow college athletes in the relevant states to be paid by third parties for the use of their names, images,

Five Big Name Technology Firms to be Examined by FTC

Five Big Name Technology Firms to be Examined by FTC

Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Apple, Inc., Facebook, Inc. and Microsoft Corp. were issued Special Orders from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) demanding they make available information and documents on acquisitions unreported to antitrust agencies under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act.  The order requests documents discussing terms, scope, structure and reason for transactions from these big name

Braden Perry Highlighted in Reader’s Digest Article on Cybercrime

Braden Perry Highlighted in Reader’s Digest Article on Cybercrime

Cybercrime is currently on the rise, and is predicted to cost the world $6 trillion yearly by 2021.  A Reader’s Digest’s article offers nineteen methods to avoid cyberattacks such as stolen money, lost productivity, restoration and the deletion of hacked data and systems.  Unfortunately, there is no guaranteed protection from such acts. Braden Perry advises using

Braden Perry Featured in Article Discussing Compliance on Care Credit Cards for Cannabis

Braden Perry Featured in Article Discussing Compliance on Care Credit Cards for Cannabis

Arizona, California, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts and New York has now approved and made available a credit card specifically for cannabis purchases at involved locations called a CNC Card (Columbia National Credit) . Columbia Care Inc. put in motion the card successfully in New York, and has now been launched in the other states mentioned

Husband and Wife Involved in Ponzi Scheme are Charged Almost $1 Billion by SEC

Husband and Wife Involved in Ponzi Scheme are Charged Almost $1 Billion by SEC

Jeffrey and Paulette Carpoff, out of California, were charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) for organizing an almost billion-dollar Ponzi scheme including alternative energy tax credits.  The couple raised an estimated amount of $910 million from seventeen investors, over the years of 2011-2018 as stated by the SEC’s complaint.  Through the couple’s two solar