• In times of market turmoil, it is critical for financial industry counsel and compliance officers to stay abreast of trends and changes at FINRA, including new developments in FINRA arbitration as well as exam and enforcement priorities. 

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    Michelle Bradford, one of the six former Department of Justice federal prosecutors in Murphy & McGonigle’s growing White Collar Defense, Investigations & Compliance Counseling Practice, is featured in The Daily Record’s special magazine supplement, “Leadership in Law 2019.”

  • Jay Sekulow, Alan Futerfas and Alan Garten also have picked up counsel amid a House committee investigation into claims of obstruction tied to Michael Cohen's testimony to Congress in 2017.

  • On May 8, 2019, the Division of Enforcement made public its first-ever Enforcement Manual.  The Enforcement Manual addresses the various stages of the Division’s investigations and litigations.  While much of the Enforcement Manual is rooted from the Commission’s Regulations and still leaves much discretion to Division Staff, its deputies and director, it does shed some light into the Division’s processes and policies.  Although the Enforcement Manual does not create any private rights, is not enforceable in court, and is not binding law, it will likely be a useful reference tool for engaging in dialogue with Division Staff during various points of the Division’s investigations and litigations.    

  • Governor and First Lady Northam and the Virginia Council on Women have announced the winners of the eighth annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Essay Contest for young women in their junior and senior years of high school.

  • Murphy & McGonigle, the financial services and regulatory law firm, has been recognized again in the recently published Chambers USA 2019.