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For the first time, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) filed a complaint alleging a manipulative scheme involving digital assets.The CFTC’s complaint, filed on March 5, 2021 in the Southern District of New York, charged antivirus software creator John McAfee and his former employee, Jimmy Gale Watson, who served as executive adviser of

In a recent Law360 article, members of the international arbitration group, Kat Gregor (also tax partner and tax controversy group co-founder) Nick Berg and Dan Ward (litigation and enforcement partners), discuss how investment agreements can be powerful tools for companies with foreign investments to recover or prevent loss in response to public health crises and

Kat Gregor and Nicholas Berg published an article in the Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions that examines the ways in which the IRS has recently brought its strategy of piggybacking onto SEC, DOJ, and other agencies’ enforcement actions to the asset management industry. This article describes the trend, the risks, and steps