CFTC Dealt Blow in Retail Commodity Transactions Case

CFTC Dealt Blow in Retail Commodity Transactions Case

On Tuesday, a Central District of California court dismissed the CFTC’s complaint against Monex Credit Company, et al., 17-01868, rejecting the CFTC’s controversial “actual delivery” argument set forth in CFTC v. Hunter Wise Commodities, LLC, 749 F3d 967, 970 (11th Cir. 2014). The CFTC, argued that Monex allegedly failed to actually deliver precious metals to its customers because the

FBI Cyber Division Warns Cyber Hacktivists Targeting Data-Extraction Companies

FBI Cyber Division Warns Cyber Hacktivists Targeting Data-Extraction Companies

Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division released Private Industry Notification (PIN) 180110-001 regarding the targeting of individuals, companies, law enforcement agencies, and government officials by Hacktivists through doxing and other means to promote their ideologies. . The alert was released as TLP: Green and the details, including useful information for protection from doxing,

FBI Cyber Division Warns Recent WannaCry Attribution Demonstrates Persistent Targeting

FBI Cyber Division Warns Recent WannaCry Attribution Demonstrates Persistent Targeting

Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division released Private Industry Notification (PIN) 171228-001 regarding the public attribution of the WannaCry malware outbreak to North Korea Cyber actors and details surrounding the threat these actors pose to U.S. private industry. The alert was released as TLP: Green and the details, including useful information for potential

Carpenter v. U.S. and the Privacy of Cellphone Location Data

Carpenter v. U.S. and the Privacy of Cellphone Location Data

Braden Perry, a former federal enforcement attorney who is now a regulatory and government investigations attorney with Kennyhertz Perry, discussed the Supreme Court case Carpenter v. U.S., and the privacy of cellphone location data with biggerlawfirm.com, a publication that reports on legal tech news. “The amount of data “voluntarily” given to third parties is significant,”

Regulatory Change for Firearms and Legalized Marijuana

Regulatory Change for Firearms and Legalized Marijuana

Braden Perry, a former federal enforcement attorney who is now a regulatory and government investigations attorney with Kennyhertz Perry, recently spoke of the regulatory change in both firearm laws and legal marijuana laws for National Business Institute. The series of presentations included: “Gun Law in Kansas;” “Legalized Marijuana Law;” “State and Federal Firearms Laws: What

Recognizing Restaurant Embezzlement

Recognizing Restaurant Embezzlement

Braden Perry, a former federal enforcement attorney who is now a regulatory and government investigations attorney with Kennyhertz Perry, discussed identifying the signs of restaurant embezzlement with Restaurant Hospitality, a publication designed for independent restaurateurs. “In order to identify potential white collar crime, a company must systematically look at each of the areas that most

Regulatory Change Under the Trump Administration

Regulatory Change Under the Trump Administration

Braden Perry, a former federal enforcement attorney who is now a regulatory and government investigations attorney with Kennyhertz Perry, discussed regulatory change with Secondary Marketing Executive, a magazine designed for mortgage banking professionals. Perry said although Trump has threatened to reverse Dodd-Frank, that likely will not happen. Perry does anticipate a systematic review of the

Acquisition International Names Kennyhertz Perry “Best in Securities Law – Missouri”

Acquisition International Names Kennyhertz Perry “Best in Securities Law – Missouri”

For the third 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

Braden Perry Discusses Regulatory Law Under Trump

Braden Perry Discusses Regulatory Law Under Trump

The future of key regulations and the landscape of regulatory law could dramatically change. Kennyhertz Perry Partner Braden Perry recently spoke with insurancenewsnet.com regarding potential changes to regulatory regimes under a Trump Administration. Regarding the DOL fiduciary and overtime rules and generally the CFPB, Perry stated: “Frankly, anyone prognosticating what Donald Trump will do with many Dodd-Frank