Ifrah PLLC

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1717 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Suite 650
Washington, DC 20006, United States
Contact: Jeff Ifrah
Phone: (202) 524-4140
Fax: (202) 524-4141
Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Government
  • Health
  • Litigation
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Virginia
Number of Attorneys
11-24 Attorneys

Supreme Court Ruling On Sports Betting Case Could Level The Playing Field

This month Ifrah Law submitted an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in Christie v. NCAA, a pivotal case with far reaching implications for the gaming industry and state coffers across the country. The case asks…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law

Customer Data Collection: GDPR Changes Everything.

Beginning on May 25, 2018, companies which process the personal data of European Union residents will be expected to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Even companies located in the United States are…more
 /  International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Is The SEC Moving Towards A Ban On ICOs?

A new enforcement initiative by the Securities and Exchange Commission, part of its proclaimed efforts to address cyber-based threats and protect retail investors, indicates that the agency is including Initial Coin Offerings…more
 /  Securities Law

GDPR D-Day: If Not Prepared, It Could Cost You Europe

GDPR D-Day: May 25, 2018. If you are not prepared, the results could cost you Europe. In the U.S., we’ve had a pretty business-friendly approach to consumer data protection. And while federal and state authorities have their…more
 /  International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

ICOs Facing An Uncertain Future

This week, in a joint statement issued by the People’s Bank of China, the securities and banking regulators, and other government agencies, the Chinese government declared that initial coin offerings (ICOs) constitute “illegal…more
 /  Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

A Giant Demanding Piece Of … Restrictiveness: Do You Need To Pay Attention To The Coming GDPR?

GDPR. If you see those letters and think it is an acronym for Gosh Darned Pain in the Rear (or an edgier equivalent) you are in large-part correct. But if you don’t know any more than that, and you are a company with any ties…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

How Poking The Bear Gets Your Assets Kicked

For many decades, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals was viewed as a very conservative place, where prosecutors were usually quite comfortable with the status quo, a largely “law and order” kind of venue. During the Obama…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law

Supreme Court To Decide Whether Prosecutors Can Use Pleas To Skirt Constitution

While the endless portrayal of jury trials in media might indicate otherwise, trials are actually quite rare in the U.S. criminal justice system. With 97% of federal cases ending in pleas, the Atticus Finch conception of…more
 /  Criminal Law

ICOs: Proceed With Caution

Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued an investor bulletin and an investigative report. The investigative report found that companies involved in sales of digital assets via distributed ledger or…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law

Why Banning Criminals From The Web Doesn’t Work

A few weeks ago, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling in Packingham v. North Carolina, 137 S. Ct. 1730 (U.S. 2017) invalidating a state law outlawing registered sex offenders from accessing websites which could facilitate…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Criminal Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

You Can’t Run From Justice

Just last week, a Kentucky lawyer by the name of Eric Conn was sentenced to twelve years in prison by a federal judge for bribery and theft of government money. Though similar sentences are doled out around the country on a…more
 /  Criminal Law

The Lowdown On Takedowns

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and a battery of other federal law enforcement officials today announced the “largest health care fraud takedown” in U.S. history, with 412 charged defendants, including 56 doctors, accused of…more
 /  Criminal Law, Government Contracting, Health

The “Third Party” Catch-22

As the Department of Justice has been doubling down on law enforcement overreach, the Supreme Court has just decided to hear a case that may limit the use of a common tool that law enforcement uses to infringe upon the privacy…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

New Jersey Sports Gaming In Flux: State Moves To Regulate Daily Fantasy Sports While Legalized Sports Betting Faces Greater Hurdles

In a highly-anticipated brief by the Solicitor General, the United States argued today that the Supreme Court should not take up New Jersey’s challenge to federal laws preventing it from legalizing sports betting. Despite…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law

DOJ’s New Charging And Sentencing Policy Will Disproportionately Impact Vulnerable Populations

On May 10, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum that expressly rescinds previous Department of Justice (DOJ) policy and directs federal prosecutors to “charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable…more
 /  Criminal Law
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