Critical Steps to CFPB Compliance

Customer Expressions, the training team for I-Sight Investigative and Case Management Software, recently turned to Braden Perry, a veteran government investigation and regulatory compliance attorney, to discuss the critical steps to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) compliance. The full article is provided below:

With the deadline looming for financial institutions to comply with the regulations set out by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), financial services providers are (or should be if they aren’t) working hard to get their ducks in a row in time. CFPB compliance has become a burning issue.

Braden Perry Speaks with Fiduciary News on 401(K) Plan Fees

Kennyhertz Perry’s Braden Perry recently spoke alongside other industry experts regarding 401(k) plan fees and the issues surrounding benchmarks. The article in full is as follows:

Every 401k plan sponsor wants to know the answer to this question. Every plan participant would benefit if their plan sponsor would know the answer to this question. Every industry reporter, analyst and pundit think they know the answer to this question. Every regulator knows there’s no right answer to this question.

Kennyhertz Perry’s Braden Perry Weighs In on Student Debt Relief Industry

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.

Kennyhertz Perry Partner, Braden Perry, to Discuss Regulation S-ID with Kansas City Compliance and Legal Professionals

Kansas City, MO (July 7, 2012) –Braden Perry is slated to speak on July 25th to the Kansas City Compliance Group where he will provide the framework for the Regulation S-ID requirements, also known as the Identity Theft Red Flag Rules.

The presentation is designed for both compliance and legal personnel, and applies to any registered broker-dealer, registered investment company, registered business development company, or registered investment adviser that is a “financial institution, and will provide an overview of the provisions of the Regulation, focusing on keys to implementation and the requirements of the Regulation S-ID program.

Federal Trade Commission Staff Test-Shopping Data Brokers

In May, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent warning letters to 10 of the 45 data broker companies following a test-shopping operation, warning that their practices could violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

The test-shopping operation was performed by non-attorney FTC staff members posing as individuals or representatives of companies seeking information about consumers to make decisions related to their creditworthiness, eligibility for insurance or suitability for employment.

Kennyhertz Perry Form Law Practice ; Serving Clients in Highly Regulated Industries.

Kansas City, MO (May 20, 2013)- Two veteran Kansas City attorneys, John Kennyhertz and Braden Perry, are pleased to announce the formation of Kennyhertz Perry, LLC.  The business, litigation, and government compliance firm represents companies and individuals in highly-regulated industries, bringing a unique mix of top law firm expertise, practical experience, and pragmatic business solutions.

Former CFTC Senior Trial Attorney Returns to Private Practice

Kansas City, MO – Braden M. Perry, formerly an attorney with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and later Senior Vice President/Chief Compliance Office of a global financial services firm, is now pursuing his own clients.

“I’m very excited,” said Perry. “This is obviously a wonderful opportunity for me as the only former Southwest Region Enforcement Attorney in private practice.”