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

Husband and Wife Involved in Ponzi Scheme are Charged Almost $1 Billion by SEC

Husband and Wife Involved in Ponzi Scheme are Charged Almost $1 Billion by SEC

Jeffrey and Paulette Carpoff, out of California, were charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) for organizing an almost billion-dollar Ponzi scheme including alternative energy tax credits.  The couple raised an estimated amount of $910 million from seventeen investors, over the years of 2011-2018 as stated by the SEC’s complaint.  Through the couple’s two solar

Finance Magnates Highlights Braden Perry in Article On Crypto’s Regulatory Clarity

Finance Magnates Highlights Braden Perry in Article On Crypto’s Regulatory Clarity

Perry, among other professionals, discusses high-profile Initial Coin Offerings “ICO” cases this year and potential effective regulatory clarity in the cryptocurrency industry in Finance Magnates article posted today. “The high-profile filings by the SEC show that they are increasing their scrutiny on the space,” said Braden Perry, Government Investigations and Corporate Governance Counselor at Kennyhertz

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

CFTC Demands Proprietary Trading Firm to Pay Record Sum for Taking Part in a Misleading Scheme and Spoofing

CFTC Demands Proprietary Trading Firm to Pay Record Sum for Taking Part in a Misleading Scheme and Spoofing

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) ordered the filing and finalizing of charges of $67.4 million versus Tower Research Capital LLC, a proprietary trading firm. The CFTC alleged that over a length of almost two years, Tower violated multiple sections of the Commodity Exchange Act by a deceptive and manipulative scheme of spoofing in

Braden Perry Highlighted In Article Discussing Binary Options Scams Spreading into Crypto

Braden Perry Highlighted In Article Discussing Binary Options Scams Spreading into Crypto

Partner Braden Perry, as part of Kennyhertz Perry’s Commodities, Futures, and Derivatives practice group, advises clients on a wide range of commodities and derivatives regulatory matters, and works with companies on compliance with the complex laws and regulations governing the securities and derivatives industries. Perry, a former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) Senior Trial Attorney

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 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

Cointelegraph Features Perry’s Expertise in Article on Roche Freedman’s Lawsuit Against Tether and Bitfinex

Cointelegraph Features Perry’s Expertise in Article on Roche Freedman’s Lawsuit Against Tether and Bitfinex

Cointelegraph asked Braden Perry’s opinion on the legalities of the lawsuit, in newest article. Roche Freedman’s New York based legal firm filed a class-action lawsuit against stablecoin firm Tether, and digital currency exchange Bitfinex in early October. The lawsuit states that Tether’s claim of all it’s Tether tokens being backed by even amounts of US