We’re Hiring!!! Paralegal & Accountant

We’re Hiring!!! Paralegal & Accountant

The law firm of Kennyhertz Perry has two immediate and full-time job openings for a Litigation Paralegal and an Accountant/Controller. Please see the information below regarding job duties and requirements for these positions. Litigation Paralegal – Job Duties include, but are not limited to: • Draft correspondence and legal documents and contracts; • Manage multiple

Binary Options Firm Fined $22 Million by the CFTC

Binary Options Firm Fined $22 Million by the CFTC

Yesterday, the Middle District of Florida entered a Consent Order for Permanent Injunction, Civil Monetary Penalty, and Other Equitable Relief against Dr. Michael Shahand and Zilmil, Inc., who allegedly engaged in a large-scale internet fraud scheme from at least June 2013 through July 10, 2017, involving off-exchange binary options. A binary option is a type of

Braden Perry Discusses Blockchain in the Cannabis Industry with Disruptor Daily.

Braden Perry Discusses Blockchain in the Cannabis Industry with Disruptor Daily.

Kennyhertz Perry Attorney Braden Perry was recently featured in a Disruptor Daily article discussing benefits of Blockchain in the cannabis industry. Mr. Perry was one of six experts to discuss the emerging technology. “Most marijuana companies would benefit from some aspect of blockchain technology, from the supply of products, fair pricing, efficient supply and improved product

FTC Approves Consent Orders Against 2 Companies for False “Made in the USA” Claims

FTC Approves Consent Orders Against 2 Companies for False “Made in the USA” Claims

Recently, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final consent orders against Patriot Puck and Sandpiper/PiperGear  in which the agency alleged that companies falsely claimed their products were made in the United States. In both cases, much of the products finished goods were imported or had imported components. Marketers and manufacturers that promote their products as

FBI Cyber Division PIN Focuses on Insiders Inflicting Significant Losses to Businesses

FBI Cyber Division PIN Focuses on Insiders Inflicting Significant Losses to Businesses

Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division released Private Industry Notification (PIN) 20190423-001 regarding continued observation of U.S. businesses’ reporting significant losses caused by cyber insider threat actors, including former or disgruntled employees exploiting their enhanced privileges—such as unfettered access to company networks and software, remote login credentials, and administrative permissions—to harm companies. Kennyhertz

Ruling Clears Way for College Athletes to Receive Payments from Alston Damages Class Settlement

Ruling Clears Way for College Athletes to Receive Payments from Alston Damages Class Settlement

In February 2017, the NCAA and the 11 FBS conferences settled a class action lawsuit relating to the NCAA’s previous limit on athlete compensation. The $208.7 million settlement, part of the Alston case, resolved damages claims brought by scholarship athletes in football and men’s and women’s basketball who claimed that the NCAA’s then limit on

The FTC’s Enforcement Against Amazon Fake Reviews

The FTC’s Enforcement Against Amazon Fake Reviews

Braden Perry, a former federal enforcement attorney who is now a regulatory and government investigations attorney with Kennyhertz Perry, discussed the Federal Trade Commission’s recent settlement of its suit related to companies using fake paid reviews to boost sales with E-Commerce Times. In this case, the defendants advertised and sold purported weight loss products and

CFTC Awards More Than $2 Million to Whistleblower

CFTC Awards More Than $2 Million to Whistleblower

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) announced a whistleblower award totaling more than $2 million to be paid to an individual whistleblower. The CFTC granted the whistleblower’s award application for both a CFTC action and a related action brought by another federal regulator. CFTC’s Whistleblower Program was created under Section 748 of the Dodd-Frank Wall