• White Collar defense and investigative lawyers Joseph Facciponti and Katherine McGrail will lead a CLE Webinar Program sponsored by the National Association of Women Lawyers on “Conducting Internal Investigations in the #MeToo Era.” The CLE program will take place on Tues., Oct. 16 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. To register, please click on the link: https://www.nawl.org/p/cm/ld/fid=1511

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s announcement late last month of a $1 million fine against an investment firm for its cyber security policies and procedures, which invokes for the first time a 6-year-old identity theft rule, sends a clear message to investment firms about its emphasis on cyber security, say experts.

  • Three Murphy & McGonigle attorneys will address Blockchain Expo North America, the world’s largest blockchain conference and exhibition, November 28-29 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in the Silicon Valley. Matthew Comstock, James Murphy, and Daniel Payne are members of the Firm’s Fintech & Blockchain Practice Group and thought leaders on the regulatory challenges facing cryptocurrencies and other blockchain applications. Murphy & McGonigle is proudly sponsoring Blockchain Expo.

  • The SEC and other government agencies continue to focus enforcement and examination efforts on managers of private hedge funds and private equity funds.  This program will bring together top regulators, leading in-house legal and compliance professionals and expert outside counsel, to discuss the latest issues, trends and risks in regulatory compliance oversight.

  • Daniel Alter of Murphy & McGonigle’s FinTech & Blockchain Practice will be a featured speaker on a Washington Legal Foundation webinar looking at the growth of initial coin offerings (ICOs) on Wed., Oct. 17.

  • It’s a question of when, and not if, your company will experience a cyber incident. Are you prepared? And is your cybersecurity program up to speed? This program will walk you through the steps necessary to prepare for cyber threats, providing practical solutions for the legal and ethical challenges in protecting your business and data from cyber threats.