Kennyhertz Perry attorney Mit Winter was featured in a Front Office Sports article discussing a new draft constitution the NCAA will consider today during a constitutional convention. The draft constitution was created in an effort to modernize the NCAA’s model for college athletics. Among the items discussed in the draft constitution are name, image, and
The Dickinson County Sheriff’s deputies recently pulled over a woman driving back to Colorado after stopping in Kansas City to pick up cash from state-legal medical marijuana facilities. She was transporting the cash to a credit union in Colorado when the deputies seized fives bags containing $165,620 in cash. A federal prosecutor has since agreed
Braden Perry, among other experts, was quoted in a recent Blockworks article discussing the legal complexities to Visionrare’s temporary shutdown less than 24 hours into its beta launch. Visionrare, comparable to a fantasy sports league, is a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace that enables users to bet and buy fake shares of startups. However, Visionrare was
Braden Perry Featured in Blockworks Article on the US Justice Department Launching National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team
The National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET) was launched this past week by the US Justice Department. Their purpose is to tackle money laundering, cybercrime, and various other crypto-related offenses. This new unit will be made up of cybersecurity and anti-money laundering experts to protect consumers during cryptocurrency exchanges. Braden Perry, a former CFTC enforcement attorney
Sports Illustrated Quotes Mit Winter on the Game-Changing Advisory from the NLRB and the Unionization of College Athletes
Sports Illustrated recently spoke to legal experts and athletic administrators on the National Labor Relations Board’s recent advisory and what it means for the future of college athletes. Jennifer Abruzzo, general counsel for the NLRB, released a memo on September 29th ruling that some college athletes are employees under the National Labor Relations Act. The
Braden Perry, co-founder of Kennyhertz Perry, was chosen for the second year in a row as one of the top white-collar defense attorneys in Missouri by Missouri Lawyers Media. The 2021 edition of THE POWER LIST features the most powerful attorneys in this area of law who defend their clients from adverse government actions of
The National Introducing Brokers Association (NIBA) was established in September of 1991 as a non-profit to help members find greater success in the derivatives industry and provide a voice in regulatory and industry matters. Former CFTC trial attorney and partner, Braden Perry, joined the NIBA advisory board in 2018 and has since been an annual
Kennyhertz Perry Excited to be Early Adopter of the KCMBA’s New Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Action Plan
Kennyhertz Perry is proud to express their commitment, among 27 other law firms, to the KCMBA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Action Plan as an early adopter. For almost 20 years, the KCMBA has been a community leader in developing programming, education, and opportunities to increase diversity in their law firms, and its membership and leadership.
Braden Perry Quoted in Tyson Foods Fined $1.5 Million for Exceeding the Legal Share of the Soybean Meal Marketplace Article
Investigate Midwest recently quoted Braden Perry, among other experts, in an article regarding Tyson Foods and their $1.5 million fine for controlling an illegal share of the futures market for soybean meal. For the last five years, Tyson Foods reported incorrect numbers and failed to maintain the required documentation of its market activities. This resulted
It’s been over a month since college athletes have been able to enter into deals that allow them to be compensated for the use of the name, image, and likeness (NIL). Kennyhertz Perry attorney Mit Winter was featured in an article by On3, the premier college sports and recruiting digital media company, discussing some of
The Kansas City Business Journal quoted Braden Perry, among other experts, in an article on the phasing out rate-setting LIBOR and the impact it could have on lenders and borrowers. The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is a standard benchmark that determines interest rates for more than $200 trillion of loans in the United States.
Arthur Chaykin, a member of the Kennyhertz Perry law firm and a former law professor, plans to teach at Haskell Indian Nations University this Fall. Arthur will teach a course in business law that draws on many of the areas that are part of his everyday practice. The course will also include a segment on the relationship