With the continued expansion of the avoidable-transfer litigation landscape, the risk of clawback suits against investors who potentially redeemed their interests in a fraudulent investment operation and others exposed to a Ponzi scheme has never been greater. To bring, defend against, or avoid such claims, it is imperative to keep abreast of recent clawback litigation developments and trends.
Murphy & McGonigle is serving as the first law firm sponsor of The John Lothian News’ latest media product, CryptoMarketsWiki, which will foster the understanding of crypto markets and digital ledger technology. Launched today, CMW (www.cryptomarketswiki.com) is a microwiki that will complement MarketsWiki.com, the wiki Lothian launched in 2008 that has seen over 128 million pageviews.
Crypto Evolved offers an enhanced conference experience for attendees including business development opportunities and access to participant sentiment data.
Blockchain technology has tremendous potential. Amidst a dramatically evolving and escalating landscape for blockchain companies, crypto assets and business potential, many of the legal parameters and regulatory guidelines impacting this growing market sector remain undefined, vague and/or in the throes of a turf battle by government regulatory bodies.
The Supreme Court held on June 21, 2018 in Lucia v. SEC that Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) are “inferior officers” subject to the Appointments Clause of Article II of the U.S. Constitution rather than regular federal employees. Such inferior officers must be appointed to their positions by the President, a court of law, or a head of department. At issue in Lucia was that SEC ALJs had been appointed by SEC staff members, not the Commission.
Israel’s largest fintech conference. This year 1,500+ professionals will attend from Israel and from around the world: CXO’s, entrepreneurs, investors, innovation and fintech leaders from the leading startups, fintechs, banks, financial institutions, hubs, accelerators and investment companies, private, public, and government owned.