Kennyhertz Perry Awarded 2021 Best Litigation Attorneys in Kansas City

Kennyhertz Perry Awarded 2021 Best Litigation Attorneys in Kansas City

Out of 125 litigation attorneys in Kansas City, Expertise selected Kennyhertz Perry as Top 20 for 2021. The goal of Expertise is to connect people with the best local experts using their selection criteria in the categories of availability, qualifications, reputation, experience, and professionalism. Kennyhertz Perry is proud to be honored for the third time

Is Your Business Covered by the Broad Reach of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations?

Is Your Business Covered by the Broad Reach of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations?

Without looking it up, most people might guess that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations (“FMCSRs”) apply only to companies operating 18 wheelers and large passenger buses.  Those guesses would be wrong. The FMCSRs apply to all businesses with at least one “commercial motor vehicle” (“CMV”) under its operation.  Though there are multiple definitions of

New Federal College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Bill Would Prohibit Limits on the Ability to Enter into Endorsement Deals

New Federal College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Bill Would Prohibit Limits on the Ability to Enter into Endorsement Deals

In addition to a new round of state-level college athlete name, image, and likeness (NIL) bills that are currently being introduced, a new federal NIL bill co-authored by Senator Chris Murphy and Representative Lori Trahan was introduced last week. Unlike the other federal and state bills that have either been passed or introduced, the new

Benzinga Features Braden Perry in Article Discussing FTC’s Crackdown Against CBD Market

Benzinga Features Braden Perry in Article Discussing FTC’s Crackdown Against CBD Market

Operation CBDeceit now aims to crack down on CBD operators’ misinformation and mislabeling on products. This long-running concern, claiming that the drug treats medical conditions, is what the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is attempting to rein in. In 2017, Penn University found that nearly 70% of extracts sold online were mislabeled and concluded the

Braden Perry Highlighted in Blockworks Article on Coinbase’s Pre-IPO Valuation and Regulatory Uncertainty

Braden Perry Highlighted in Blockworks Article on Coinbase’s Pre-IPO Valuation and Regulatory Uncertainty

In December of 2020, Coinbase announced it had filed preliminary private paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public. Within days of this announcement, derivatives exchange FTX created a synthetic Pre-IPO futures contract that went as high as $317. At its peak, the exchange’s implied market cap hit a valuation of over $75

Mit Winter Featured in Article Discussing Proposed Changes to NCAA Name, Image, and Likeness Rules

Mit Winter Featured in Article Discussing Proposed Changes to NCAA Name, Image, and Likeness Rules

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Mit Winter was recently featured in an article by The Gazette discussing the NCAA’s proposed bylaw changes that would allow NCAA Division I college athletes to be paid for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (NIL).  The NIL bylaws are currently scheduled to be voted on next week. If the

New Federal Bill Would Require Revenue Sharing with College Athletes

New Federal Bill Would Require Revenue Sharing with College Athletes

A wide-ranging bill proposed by Senators Cory Booker and Richard Blumenthal entitled the College Athlete Bill of Rights could result in big changes for college athletics.  Among the items addressed in the bill are: Name, Image, and Likeness rights: college athletes would be allowed to enter into endorsement deals, including with companies that compete with

FTC Announces Operation CBDeceit, Cracking Down on Deceptive CBD Claims

FTC Announces Operation CBDeceit, Cracking Down on Deceptive CBD Claims

On December 17, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission announced Operation CBDeceit, the first law enforcement crackdown on deceptive claims in the growing market for cannabidiol (CBD) products. The FTC is taking action against six sellers of CBD-containing products for allegedly making a wide range of scientifically unsupported claims about their ability to treat serious health conditions, including

Kennyhertz Perry Attorney Mit Winter Quoted in Article Discussing U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Review Alston v. NCAA Decision

Kennyhertz Perry Attorney Mit Winter Quoted in Article Discussing U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Review Alston v. NCAA Decision

Mit Winter was quoted in an article by Front Office Sports discussing today’s announcement by the U.S. Supreme Court that it will review a lower court’s decision in the Alston v. NCAA case.  The lower court’s decision found that NCAA bylaws that limit college athletes’ ability to receive educationally related payments and benefits from their

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case Relating to College Athlete Compensation

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case Relating to College Athlete Compensation

In an unexpected development, the United States Supreme Court announced today that it will review a lower court decision in Alston v. NCAA that found NCAA bylaws that limit educationally related compensation to college athletes violate antitrust law.  As a result of the lower court decision, NCAA Division I schools are currently allowed to give