Daily Archives: April 22, 2021, 2:44 pm

Alex Oh Named SEC Director of Enforcement

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Alex Oh has been appointed Director of the Division of Enforcement. Oh was most recently a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and co-chair of the law firm’s Anti-Corruption & FCPA Practice Group. She was previously an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office…

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Wirecard employees removed millions in cash using shopping bags | Financial Times

Wirecard employees hauled millions of euros of cash out of the group’s Munich headquarters in plastic bags over a period of years, according to former employees, suggesting that the payments company was looted even more brazenly than previously known. The once high-flying fintech, which at its peak was worth €24bn, went bust last summer in one of Germany’s biggest accounting…

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SEC to LBRY: “You’re Overdue.” Recent Enforcement Action Highlights Evolving SEC Focus on Decentralization 

“Decentralization” is a concept that has consistently vexed the entire blockchain-enabled ecosystem in the U.S., including its counsel and regulators, wherein a lack of clarity on the exact definition of decentralization has left relevant stakeholders routinely talking past one another. As such, market participants have been eagerly waiting for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) to explain the…

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