Daily Archives: February 15, 2022, 6:01 pm

Experienced former DOJ prosecutor Matthew Jacobs and investigations lawyer Jessica Heim join DLA Piper’s Litigation practice in Northern California | DLA Piper

DLA Piper announced today that former federal prosecutor Matthew Jacobs and Jessica Heim have joined the firm’s Litigation practice as partners in Northern California, based in the San Francisco office. Jacobs will also serve as head of the firm’s Northern California Litigation practice. Source: Experienced former DOJ prosecutor Matthew Jacobs and investigations lawyer Jessica Heim join DLA Piper’s Litigation practice…

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BlockFi Agrees to Pay $100 Million in Penalties and Pursue Registration of its Crypto Lending Product

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged BlockFi Lending LLC (BlockFi) with failing to register the offers and sales of its retail crypto lending product. In this first-of-its-kind action, the SEC also charged BlockFi with violating the registration provisions of the Investment Company Act of 1940. To settle the SEC’s charges, BlockFi agreed to pay a $50 million penalty, cease…

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