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CFTC and SEC Joint Statement Against Virtual Currency Fraud

Joint Statement Addressing Virtual Currency by CFTC and SEC Enforcement Directors. Both the CFTC and the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) became increasingly active last year enforcing their jurisdiction in the virtual currency landscape. On December 2017 the SEC Chairman Jay Clayton … Continue reading

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Speaking on Antitrust Issues with Joint Ventures at Practicing Law Institute (PLI)

I’ll be speaking in a Practicing Law Institute (PLI) One-Hour Briefing on “Antitrust Issues with Joint Ventures” on February 22, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  Here’s a link to the program information and description. This One-Hour Briefing will analyze … Continue reading

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Ohio Federal District Court Rules That HUDs Sham Joint Venture Guidelines Are Unconstitutional

In a decision that was handed down on June 30, 2010, a United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio has ruled that HUDs sham joint venture guidelines, as contained in HUDs RESPA Statement of Policy 1996-2 (the "Policy … Continue reading

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The Joint (And Several Liability) is Jumpin’

We wrote previously that for payment processors the death of Operation Choke Point was greatly exaggerated.  We also noted that a prior challenge to the FTC’s ability to impose joint and several liability on an executive for his former employer’s … Continue reading

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