Recently, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final consent orders against Patriot Puck and Sandpiper/PiperGear in which the agency alleged that companies falsely claimed their products were made in the
Most people are unaware of the fact that FedEx and UPS have been granted almost complete immunity from claims based on state law, and further, their liability for loss or
The founder of Wired Magazine, Kevin Kelly, observed that “The internet is the world’s largest copy machine.” This giant copy machine is easy to operate and explosively expands copying. In
‘Tis the season when students return to their classrooms, write their final papers and cram for exams. Students also face the additional worry of conforming to the rules and ethics
Taglines — short phrases associated with a product – are important parts of marketing. There are many famous and effective registered taglines: “We try harder;” “Just do it,” “Double Your
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
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) today announced its 2018 examination priorities. OCIE publishes its exam priorities annually to improve compliance, prevent fraud, monitor risk, and inform policy. Of particular interest this year will be matters involving critical market infrastructure, duties to retail investors, and developments in cryptocurrency, initial coin offerings, and secondary market trading.
This year, one of the five OCIE’s examination priorities is anti-money laundering programs. Examiners will review for compliance with applicable anti-money laundering requirements, including whether firms are appropriately adapting their AML programs to address their regulatory obligations.
Led by Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) Braden Perry, Kennyhertz Perry attorneys have broad BSA/AML experience across the spectrum of bank and non-bank financial institutions, including traditional chartered banks, broker-dealers, commodity trading advisors, money transmitters, non-bank lenders, and virtual currency businesses. We are experienced in counseling and drafting BSA/AML practices, policies, and procedures and can assist in any SEC examination or annual BSA/AML independent audit. Our combined knowledge and skill permits us to anticipate potential problems before they become serious issues and assist clients in responding effectively to regulatory and law enforcement criticisms or inquiries.
Kennyhertz Perry regularly counsels lenders, investment advisers, broker-dealers, and fund managers on the laws, rules, and regulatory developments affecting their business, including regulatory requirements, risk management, licensing and registration, sales and marketing practices and materials, manuals and training, day-to-day compliance.
Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry talked to Reuters regarding the CME’s new rules, including the change in fines. The owner of the Chicago Board of Trade, New York Mercantile Exchange
Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry was contacted by NCRSilver.com to discuss the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 (the “Act”), also known as the “Yelp Law.” Perry commented that “the FTC will
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released its annual 2016 CFTC enforcement results. Here is a list of “high-impact” cases: • Two first-of-their kind actions charging employees of companies with
Braden Perry, government enforcement and litigation partner with Kennyhertz Perry, LLC was again contacted by IDG News Service to discuss Apple’s defenses and their refusal to follow Judge Pym’s order requiring assistance to the FBI’s in its probe of the San Bernardino terrorist acts. IDG News Service is the wire service representing PCWorld, Computerworld, MacWorld, Network World, CIO and dozens of other leading tech publications worldwide.
Apple recently raised its defenses in a court briefing, ranging from attacking the purposes of the All Writs Act, to the 1st and 5th Amendment arguments. Perry commented on the the overall balancing the needs of law enforcement with the privacy and personal safety interests of the public, and the fact that the ” government needs a ‘compelling’ interest to force Apple to write new code,” he said. Still, however, Apple faces an “uphill battle.”
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.