Braden Perry Quoted in Tyson Foods Fined $1.5 Million for Exceeding the Legal Share of the Soybean Meal Marketplace Article

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

Blockworks Features Braden Perry in Goldman Sachs Reportedly Exploring Ether Options Article

Blockworks Features Braden Perry in Goldman Sachs Reportedly Exploring Ether Options Article

Mathew McDermott, Goldman Sachs head of digital assets, told Bloomberg in a recent interview that the bank is preparing to launch an ether futures and options trading platform for clients in the near future. Reportedly, Goldman is planning on offering an exchange-traded notes tracking the price of bitcoin, including other digital assets derivatives products. Kennyhertz

The CFTC’s New Enforcement Manual Guidance Details Factors Used in Corporate Compliance Programs

The CFTC’s New Enforcement Manual Guidance Details Factors Used in Corporate Compliance Programs

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) has announced Division of Enforcement staff-level guidance that outlines whether a company’s compliance program was reasonably designed and implemented to (i) prevent the underlying misconduct at issue; (ii) detect the misconduct; and (iii) remediate the misconduct. At all points, the Division will conduct a risk-based analysis, taking into consideration

Braden Perry Featured in Scotiabank Feels the Wrath of a Regulator Scorned Article

Braden Perry Featured in Scotiabank Feels the Wrath of a Regulator Scorned Article

Law360 featured Braden Perry, among other experts, in an article on Scotiabank feeling the wrath of a regulator scorned. Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and federal prosecutors recently reached a settlement of $127 million over an alleged eight-year precious metals spoofing scheme. The Scotiabank was lauded by the CFTC

CFTC Enforcement Sweep Targets Entities Falsely Claiming Registration

CFTC Enforcement Sweep Targets Entities Falsely Claiming Registration

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of charges against 20 entities for making false and misleading claims of having CFTC registration and National Futures Association (NFA) membership required to offer services related to trading in foreign exchange (forex), digital assets, and derivatives. The complaints are listed below:  Complaint & Notice: bitfx24option.com Complaint

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

Finance Magnates Highlights Braden Perry in Article On Crypto’s Regulatory Clarity

Finance Magnates Highlights Braden Perry in Article On Crypto’s Regulatory Clarity

Perry, among other professionals, discusses high-profile Initial Coin Offerings “ICO” cases this year and potential effective regulatory clarity in the cryptocurrency industry in Finance Magnates article posted today. “The high-profile filings by the SEC show that they are increasing their scrutiny on the space,” said Braden Perry, Government Investigations and Corporate Governance Counselor at Kennyhertz