Ifrah PLLC

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
Other U.S. Locations
  • Virginia
Number of Attorneys
11-24 Attorneys

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein To Make First Supreme Court Appearance In Sentencing Case, Even As Rumors Continue To Swirl Of Potential Firing

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will be arguing before the Supreme Court today for the first time in his nearly thirty-year government career even as rumors abound that Donald Trump is talking about firing him to cut off…more
 /  Criminal Law

New York AG Puts Crypto Exchanges In The Crosshairs

Following on the heels of the SEC’s announcement of subpoenas to crypto exchanges and token issuers, yesterday New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced “the Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative,” which he described…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Congress Passes The Allow States And Victims To Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act Of 2017

As of March 21, 2018, both chambers of Congress have approved H.R. 1865—the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (FOSTA). In a rare show of bipartisanship, both Houses approved the bill with…more
 /  Civil Rights, Science, Computers, & Technology

Facebook And The FTC: A Wake-Up Call For Companies Collecting Personal Data

The FTC is reported to be joining state and international regulators in examining Cambridge Analytica’s actions with data accessed from Facebook, including how the data analytics company obtained the information, what it did…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Communications & Media Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

SEC’s Updated Cybersecurity Disclosure Guidelines Leave Questions Unanswered

As previewed in our previous post, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) unanimously approved new cybersecurity interpretive guidance—a format used to clarify the SEC’s views on security laws and…more
 /  Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

If ICOs Are Securities: What Cryptocurrency Issuers, Exchanges And Gatekeepers Need To Know.

As predicted, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken additional steps to clamp down on the exploding ICO market: yesterday the Wall Street Journal reported the agency had issued “dozens of subpoenas and…more
 /  Securities Law

Full Metal Cryptojacket

In retrospect, it all seems so predictable. International capitalism creates virtual currencies. Banks are avoided. Millennials hail a new world order of anonymous or nearly untraceable market transactions. Numerous parties and…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology

Coming Soon: Digital Asset Regulation

In January, Bitcoin dropped to approximately 50% of its 2017 peak price. Other digital currencies saw similar declines. Most market observers blamed these massive price fluctuations on related events: (i) widespread reports of…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Securities Law

The Extraordinary Reach Of FTC Ex Parte

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) is granted extraordinary authority to participate in ex parte discussions with judges, conduct investigations and enact enforcement actions like asset freezes and TROs without notice to the…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Procedure

Social Media’s Hesitation To Promote Cryptocurrencies Explained

In a paradox of sorts, cryptocurrency’s continued survival may hinge on its submission to greater regulatory oversight. Such a notion is paradoxical in the sense that cryptocurrency’s origins can be traced to a “stick it to the…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Assert Your FTC Defense Before It’s Too Late

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) is granted extraordinary authority to conduct investigations without giving notice to the companies in its sightlines, and the agency can enact sudden and unforeseen enforcement actions like…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation

Employer Liability For Data Breaches: Avoid Getting Eaten By Your Own

When a company suffers a data breach, it is hit with a barrage of issues. For instance, How can it safeguard against another breach? Who should it notify of the breach and when (Authorities? The people whose data was…more
 /  Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

2018: The End Of Cryptocurrencies?

Cryptocurrencies (e.g. Bitcoin) took the broader public by storm in 2017 and had a breakout year. There were outsized and even unprecedented returns, along with extreme volatility and even more extreme volatility. The question…more
 /  Finance & Banking

Mount Sinai Health System Defeats TCPA Action For Flu Shot Reminder

No one likes being on the receiving end of an immunization shot, but many of us submit to a flu shot each fall or winter. David Latner, a patient of the Mount Sinai Health System’s West Park Medical facility, apparently found a…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law

The Data Breach Legal Limbo On Consumers’ Ability To Sue Hacked Companies

The first of the year is a good time to makes assessments, resolutions and predictions. We have some recommendations for companies that store and process consumer data: It is a good time to assess the strength of your data…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology
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