Braden Perry Quoted in Blockworks Article on Why the Studio that Produced ‘Pulp Fiction’ is Suing Quentin Tarantino Over NFTs

Braden Perry Quoted in Blockworks Article on Why the Studio that Produced ‘Pulp Fiction’ is Suing Quentin Tarantino Over NFTs

Miramax, the studio that produced Pulp Fiction, filed a lawsuit against director Quentin Tarantino for allegedly committing copyright infringement, trademark infringement, breach of contract and unfair competition over the upcoming sale of a “Pulp Fiction” non-fungible token (NFT) collection. According to the suit, the studio previously served the director’s team a cease-and-desist letter to block

Blockworks Quotes Braden Perry in Fantasy Startup Investing NFT Marketplace Shutdown Article

Blockworks Quotes Braden Perry in Fantasy Startup Investing NFT Marketplace Shutdown Article

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

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

Kennyhertz Perry Congratulates National Introducing Brokers Association on 30th Anniversary

Kennyhertz Perry Congratulates National Introducing Brokers Association on 30th Anniversary

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

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