• Lionel André Elected to the D.C. Bar Health Law Section Steering Committee

    Murphy & McGonigle Partner, Lionel André, was elected to the D.C. Bar Health Law Section Steering Committee. Mr. André will serve a three-year term on the Steering Committee, starting on July 1, 2017. "It is an honor for me to join the Steering Committee for the Health Law Section of the D.C. Bar," André said.

  • Tech companies band together to fight secrecy orders on warrants for user data
    Global Investigations Review (Subscription Required) | (07/04/2017)

    Some of the world’s largest technology companies have backed a Facebook case against a gagging order that prevents it from alerting its customers of a US law enforcement warrant for their data.

  • SEC Alleges Anti-Money Laundering Violations at Utah Broker
    Bloomberg BNA (Subscription Required) | (06/05/2017)

    A Utah broker-dealer failed to report suspicious transactions to federal regulators, the Securities and Exchange Commission said June 5 ( SEC v. Alpine Securities Corp. , S.D.N.Y., 7:17-cv-04179, 6/5/17 ).

  • Murphy & McGonigle Moves to New Washington Office to Accommodate Growth

    Murphy & McGonigle, P.C., a leading provider of legal services to the financial services industry, is pleased to announce the relocation of its Washington office to 1001 G Street, NW in Washington. The firm is moving to a larger office space with state-of-the-art technology to accommodate the growth of its Washington practice.

  • Best Practices for Hedge Fund Managers Conducting Cybersecurity Diligence on Their Service Providers (Two-Part Series)
    Hedge Fund Legal and Compliance Digest | (05/25/2017)

    Review the most important reasons hedge fund managers should conduct cyber due diligence on third-party service providers, regulatory requirements related to third-party due diligence and the service providers whose protocols it’s most critical for hedge fund managers to assess. The second article will address how hedge fund managers can effectively identify and assess the risks third parties pose to their systems and networks, what protections managers can put in place to protect themselves and ongoing due diligence procedures.

  • Revisiting Affiliated Ute: Will It Supersize Leidos?
    Law 360 (Subscription Required) | (05/18/2017)

    When can a company’s silence support a Rule 10b-5 claim? The U.S. Supreme Court will consider that question next term in Leidos Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System. The case is generating buzz because it could expand the universe of omissions actionable under the judicially created private right of action for securities fraud.