Five Big Name Technology Firms to be Examined by FTC

Five Big Name Technology Firms to be Examined by FTC

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 Recognized as a 2019 Top Legal Innovation Honoree in Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Kennyhertz Perry Recognized as a 2019 Top Legal Innovation Honoree in Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Missouri Lawyers Media honors 25 attorneys, businesses and firms within the state for their innovative work in emerging practice areas, services and business policies. Kennyhertz Perry has been recognized as one of the first to develop expertise in the up and coming practice area of Cannabis Law. “This group reflects trailblazers and early adopters who

ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF FINCEN ISSUANCE OF GEOGRAPHIC TARGETING ORDERS

ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF FINCEN ISSUANCE OF GEOGRAPHIC TARGETING ORDERS

Today marks the one year anniversary of the, The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) issuance of Geographic Targeting Orders (“GTOs”) that obligated the U.S. title insurance companies to recognize the natural persons behind shell companies purchasing residential real estate in all cash. For each covered metro area the purchase threshold amount was lowered to $300,000, formerly assorted

USDA Releases DRAFT Hemp Program Interim Final Rule

USDA Releases DRAFT Hemp Program Interim Final Rule

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) released a draft version of an interim final rule which, once formally published in the Federal Register, will establish the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. The USDA was directed to develop this Program under the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (which is commonly referred to “2018 Farm Bill”),

FDA and FTC take hard line on CBD, warn manufacturer of federal law violation

FDA and FTC take hard line on CBD, warn manufacturer of federal law violation

The FTC and FDA announced yesterday that they sent yet another joint warning letter to a CBD manufacturer and retailer, warning them that their marketing of CBD products violates federal law. The letter gave the seller 15 days to correct the violations or face “legal action without further notice, including, without limitation, seizure and/or injunction.”

Braden Perry Featured In FTC Article

Braden Perry Featured In FTC Article

As an attorney who represents several companies before the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), Braden Perry offers some of his knowledge in article featured on E-commerce Times website. “This is one of the more common laws that companies run afoul of in the Internet marketing space, according to Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry, who regularly represents companies

Braden Perry, quoted in article on Facebook’s planned digital currency

Braden Perry, quoted in article on Facebook’s planned digital currency

Partner, Braden Perry is quoted in an article discussing the digital currency of facebook, on the www.street.com webpage. “After the exit of several major partners, the status of Facebook’s (FB – Get Report) Libra project is looking shakier than ever. On Monday, Booking Holdings (BKNG – Get Report) was the latest member of the Libra Association, the consortium of

Braden Perry gives his exterpise in SEC vs. Telegram article

Braden Perry gives his exterpise in SEC vs. Telegram article

Kennyhertz Perry Attorne, Braden Perry was recently featured in an article on Finance Magnates website discussing, the SEC and Telegram lawsuit alongside author David Gerard. Braden Perry explained to Finance Magnates that “much like Kik, Telegram/Ton must essentially argue that this is a case of ‘enforcement by regulation.’ And they aren’t wrong. The Howey test is notoriously