Alcohol producer Diageo plc, has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for violating antifraud provisions of Section 17(a)(2) and (3) of the Securities Act of 1933 and particular reporting provisions of the federal securities laws. Diageo’s lack of necessary disclosure of trending shipments and sales, has lead to a misleading idea of
Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Apple, Inc., Facebook, Inc. and Microsoft Corp. were issued Special Orders from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) demanding they make available information and documents on acquisitions unreported to antitrust agencies under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act. The order requests documents discussing terms, scope, structure and reason for transactions from these big name
Kennyhertz Perry is proud to welcome Ben Tompkins to the firm. Previously, Ben spent eight years with the U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division in Washington D.C and three years as an Assistant U.S Attorney in Los Angeles. Ben has litigated more than 100 civil tax cases, made several of the largest recoveries in D.O.J
Kennyhertz Perry, LLC is excited to welcome attorney Jon R. Dedon to the firm. Jon has devoted his career to appellate, real estate, corporate, and transactional law, and has substantial litigation experience in professional liability, employment, and commercial litigation. He has defended numerous products liability, consumer protection, and discrimination lawsuits, and has represented clients ranging from small
Kennyhertz Perry’s Braden Perry was invited to speak at the Conference of Western Attorneys General 2016 Digital Currency Symposium on February 4 and 5 in Park City at the Montage Deer Valley. CWAG will have 5 AG’s along with 9 of their senior staff representing 9 states and the District of Columbia attending the symposium. Mr. Perry will speak to this distinguished group on potential users of digital currencies, distributed ledgers and the Blockchain; and security and consumer protection issues related to digital currencies. The Digital Currency Symposium fosters relationships with responsible industry players, law enforcement officials and regulators with the goal of facilitating the sharing of information which will assist policy makers in the construction of regulatory and legislative interpretations beneficial to all involved.
2016 Acquisition International Hedge Fund Awards Names Kennyhertz Perry “Best in Securities Law – Missouri”
For the second straight year, Kennyhertz Perry, LLC was named “Best in Securities Law – Missouri” by the Acquisition International Hedge Fund Awards. Kennyhertz Perry is a business, regulatory, government compliance, and litigation law firm representing companies and individuals in highly-regulated industries, bringing a unique mix of top law firm expertise, practical experience, and pragmatic business solutions.
Kennyhertz Perry Receives Corporate LiveWire’s 2015 Global Fund Award for “Securities Law Firm of the Year”
Kennyhertz Perry, LLC is pleased to announce it was named “Securities Law Firm of the Year – USA” by the Corporate LiveWire’s 2015 Global Fund Awards. Kennyhertz Perry is a business, regulatory, government compliance, and litigation law firm representing companies and individuals in highly-regulated industries, bringing a unique mix of top law firm expertise, practical experience, and pragmatic business solutions.
The Corporate LiveWire Global Fund Awards is an international awards program that bring recognition of fund performance and service providers who support the industry to the fore.
“We are thrilled to receive the award for Securities Law Firm of the Year,” said Braden Perry, Partner of Kennyhertz Perry. “It reiterates the goals of our firm: focus is on the client experience, and providing sophisticated legal advice in an efficient manner, with as little impact on our clients’ day-to-day business as possible.”
FBI Cyber Division Releases Alert MC-000060-MW Regarding Criminal Activity via Point of Sale (PoS) Malware
Yesterday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division released Alert Number MC-000060-MW regarding continued use of PoS malware by cybercriminals in a number of restaurants, casinos, hotels, and resorts. The networks are infected to extract credit card data, which is spread through criminal circles and used for financial gain.
The alert was released as TLP:Green and the details of the alert, including useful information for potential networks subject to malware can be shared with clients and contacts, but not via publicly accessible channels. For this information or on ways to monitor and/or respond to cybercrime, please contact me at email@example.com, or online at Kennyhertz Perry, LLC.
The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, asked Braden Perry, former Senior Trial Attorney at the CFTC and founder of the Kansas City-based Kennyhertz Perry law firm to speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “CFTC’s Financial Market Reform in 2015: Boon or Bane? Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for May 15, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ET).
Mr. Perry will be part of a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will provide an overview and discussion of the latest changes to The Dodd-Frank Act that affect Financial Market Reform.
Braden Perry Featured on McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute Podcast Discussing CFTC Case against Kraft and Mondelez
McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute President John Kingston recently spoke with Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry, a former senior trial attorney at the CFTC, about the meaning of this battle between a regulator and a large end user and participant in the commodities market. The McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute’s mission is to support the advancement of open and transparent capital and commodity markets, increased economic opportunity for individuals, communities and nations and to address other societal issues and trends contributing to global growth and prosperity.
To listen to the podcast, visit https://www.mhfi.com/about/Global-Institute/white-papers/Kraft-vs-the-CFTC.html.
The SEC approved amendments to NASD Rule 2340 (Customer Account Statements) to modify requirements regarding to the inclusion of per share estimated values for direct participation program (DPP) and unlisted real estate investment trust (REIT) securities on account statements, and to FINRA Rule 2310 (Direct Participation Programs) to make corresponding changes to the requirements to members’ participation in public offerings of DPP
Former CFTC Trial Attorney Braden Perry recently spoke with Law360 regarding the JPMorgan settlement with the CFTC, admitting that its traders “acted recklessly.” This admission demonstrates a significant shift from the no-admit, no-deny settlements to a more aggressive stance in pushing wrongdoers for accountability.