Braden Perry Presents Bitcoin and Block Chain Technology to the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office

Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry lead an educational and interactive training at the Nebraska Attorney General’s office focusing on legal implications of Bitcoin and other emerging issues related to block chain technology. The Office of the Attorney General, and personnel from the Nebraska Highway Patrol, Nebraska Department of Revenue criminal investigators, and Homeland Security participated in an interactive training by Perry, and representatives from Coinbase and Chainalysis, discussing criminal, fraud, and consumer protection issues with the emerging technology.  The daylong event occurred in Lincoln on May 16, 2016. 

Braden Perry Speaks on FCPA Investigation Cooperation and Avoiding Common Corporate Mistakes

Braden Perry spoke today on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) Investigation Cooperation: Avoiding Common Corporate Mistakes on the Knowledge Group Webcast series. Mr. Perry shared his FCPA knowledge with an audience ranging from corporate executives to other legal practitioners. Key topics included: FCPA Enforcement – A 2016 Overview Common FCPA Corporate Missteps during Investigation Strategies for Thorough

John Kennyhertz Counsels Kansas City’s Startup Community

On February 3rd, John Kennyhertz, Partner with Kennyhertz Perry, LLC, presented at the Kauffman Foundation as part of the FastTrac TechVenture program.  The certified FastTrac curriculum and the affiliates that teach it have a proven framework to help aspiring entrepreneurs start businesses across the country.  The audience was made up of UMKC professors and entrepreneurs from the greater Kansas City area.  Serving as the legal expert for the UMKC Small Business and Technology Development Center, Kennyhertz addressed various legal issues faced by today’s entrepreneurs and their startups.  He discussed entity selection and formation, the importance of a tailored operating agreement, Federal, state and local government regulations, employment law, business licensing, and employment law issues.  Mr. Kennyhertz continues to serve as a valuable resource to the growing startup community in Kansas City through his continued involvement and work with The Kauffman Foundation, UMKC and the University of Kansas School of Business.

Kennyhertz Perry Partner Braden Perry Selected as Speaker for The Knowledge Group’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) Webcast

Braden Perry, a government enforcement and investigations attorney with Kennyhertz Perry, LLC, has been invited to speak at The Knowledge Group’s live webcast entitled “FCPA Investigation Cooperation: Avoiding Common Corporate Mistakes.” This event will focus on companies and clients potentially at risk for a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) investigation and how internal investigations should be appropriately tailored and cautioned against overly broad and costly investigations that may delay resolution.

In a two-hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will identify the common corporate mistakes and the best strategies on how to avoid them during FCPA investigation.

Key topics include:

  • FCPA Enforcement – A 2016 Overview
  • Common FCPA Corporate Missteps during Investigation
  • Strategies for Thorough and Tailored Investigation
  • Best Practices When Working with the Government
  • Recent Regulatory Developments

Braden Perry Slated to Speak at CWAG’s 2016 Digital Currency Symposium

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.

John Kennyhertz and Tad Layton Talk Legal Issues Surrounding Family-Owned Businesses with KU Business School Students

Kennyhertz Perry, LLC partner John Kennyhertz continued his commitment to future entrepreneurs about legal issues in owning or running a company.  Recently, Kennyhertz and Kennyhertz Perry of counsel attorney Tad Layton spoke to the University of Kansas School of Business students on issues surrounding family-owned business.

Jana Fitchett, with the KU Entrepreneurship Department said:

“John Kennyhertz and Tad Layton of Kennyhertz Perry Law Firm continue to support The University of Kansas School of Business with regular semester presentations to teach future entrepreneurs the legal issues they need to consider when starting a business. Once again, last week John and Tad did an outstanding job presenting Legal Issues for Family-Owned Businesses as well as answering a barrage of great questions from KU students. They covered issues such as business entity selection, capital gains and losses, equity stock shares and family governance and estate planning.  Again, a big thanks to Kennyhertz Perry for being such a great resource for The University of Kansas.”

Braden Perry to Speak on CFTC Dodd-Frank Title VII Market Reform

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, asked Braden Perry, former Senior Trial Attorney at the CFTC and founder of the Kansas City-based Kennyhertz Perry law firm to speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “CFTC’s Financial Market Reform in 2015: Boon or Bane? Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for May 15, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ET).

Mr. Perry will be part of a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will provide an overview and discussion of the latest changes to The Dodd-Frank Act that affect Financial Market Reform.

Kennyhertz Invited to Address FastTrac NewVenture Entrepreneurs

John Kennyhertz of Kennyhertz Perry has been invited to address this season’s FastTrac® NewVenture™ entrepreneurs.  FastTrac is a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and brought to Kansas City by the UMKC Small Business & Technology Development Center in partnership with University of Missouri Extension.

In FastTrac NewVenture, aspiring business owners look at all aspects of their proposed companies, explore the feasibility of their business concept, and learn how to develop a viable business plan.  Participants address start-up issues such as assessing the competition, legal matters, marketing and financial management aspects of business ownership.  John will use his legal expertise to introduce the class to the basics of entity selection, first contract issues, and first employee considerations.

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.

Kennyhertz Perry Form Law Practice ; Serving Clients in Highly Regulated Industries.

Kansas City, MO (May 20, 2013)- Two veteran Kansas City attorneys, John Kennyhertz and Braden Perry, are pleased to announce the formation of Kennyhertz Perry, LLC.  The business, litigation, and government compliance firm represents companies and individuals in highly-regulated industries, bringing a unique mix of top law firm expertise, practical experience, and pragmatic business solutions.