The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has updated its list of soliciting entities that have been the subject of investor complaints, known as the Public Alert: Unregistered Soliciting Entities (PAUSE) list. The PAUSE list contains firms that SEC staff found were providing inaccurate information about their affiliation, location, or registration, and enables investors to inform
Kennyhertz Perry integrates broad regulatory expertise in their Financial Services practice group, including compliance and enforcement, with the transactional practices to which that expertise is critical. We are called upon by businesses who need help navigating current and future regulatory challenges stemming from the global financial crisis. To assist our clients in understanding the issues that will affect their industries, entities and transactions, we understand the impact of regulations and requirements of both The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and a wide variety of U.S. and foreign regulatory reforms targeting investment business and market structures, alternative investment fund managers, private equity and others, central clearing and exchange-trading of derivatives, market abuse and insider dealing, capital regimes, and commodity derivatives.
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.
In an article entitled “Is a Real Estate Investment Trust Right for You,” Braden Perry discusses considerations investors should consider when evaluating a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) as part of their portfolio. The article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of REITs, including the ability to add real estate to a portfolio without the burden of purchasing and managing real estate versus the tax inefficiencies and potential high management fees. The article can be found at https://www.depositaccounts.com/blog/real-estate-investment-trust.html
Critical judgments and decisions in the investment process essential. Whether it’s stocks, bonds, real estate assets or any other financial commitment, the more research and preparation done on that investment, the better. Proper due diligence requires creativity coupled with common sense for any unnecessary surprises to be avoided, especially when it comes to money. For more information, please contact Braden Perry, who can assist with your investment due diligence.
Kennyhertz Perry co-founder and partner discussed legal compliance for content marketing in Reputation Capital’s latest white paper “Content Marketing for Financial Services.” To download a copy of the white paper: http://offers.repcapitalmedia.com/content-marketing-financial-services/ About Braden Perry. A former federal enforcement attorney and veteran in regulatory compliance and white collar defense, Mr. Perry has expertise and consults with clients
Kennyhertz Perry’s Braden Perry recently spoke alongside other industry experts regarding 401(k) plan fees and the issues surrounding benchmarks. The article in full is as follows:
Every 401k plan sponsor wants to know the answer to this question. Every plan participant would benefit if their plan sponsor would know the answer to this question. Every industry reporter, analyst and pundit think they know the answer to this question. Every regulator knows there’s no right answer to this question.
NerdWallet.com, a key investment website, recently turned to Kennyhertz Perry’s partner Braden Perry for comments surrounding the Hedge Fund Advertising Ban Lift. The full article has been provided below:
Kennyhertz Perry Partner, Braden Perry, to Discuss Regulation S-ID with Kansas City Compliance and Legal Professionals
Kansas City, MO (July 7, 2012) –Braden Perry is slated to speak on July 25th to the Kansas City Compliance Group where he will provide the framework for the Regulation S-ID requirements, also known as the Identity Theft Red Flag Rules.
The presentation is designed for both compliance and legal personnel, and applies to any registered broker-dealer, registered investment company, registered business development company, or registered investment adviser that is a “financial institution, and will provide an overview of the provisions of the Regulation, focusing on keys to implementation and the requirements of the Regulation S-ID program.