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Former SEC Senior Counsel Strengthens McDermott's Investigation & Litigation Bench

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BOSTON, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — International law firm McDermott Will & Emery continues to grow its litigation footprint with the addition of Boston-based partner Caitlyn M. Campbell, former senior counsel to the co-directors of the Division of Enforcement at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), who brings significant experience in SEC investigations, international investigations, anti-corruption matters as well as securities and derivative litigation.

“Clients will immediately benefit from Caitlyn's sharp business acumen and well-balanced experience between private practice and as a highly accomplished SEC enforcement lawyer,” David Rosenbloom, head of McDermott's litigation practice, said. “Caitlyn recognizes that success is achieved by understanding our clients' businesses, investing in their success and putting their interests first as she works on their behalf as a fearless advocate in the face of tough government actions.”

Caitlyn spent eight years at the SEC, most recently advising the co-directors of the Enforcement Division in Washington, DC. Previously, she served as senior investigative counsel where she led all aspects of investigations involving complex insider trading schemes, market abuse, market manipulation, misappropriation of investor funds, accounting fraud, investment adviser fraud and the Immigrant Investor Program. In addition to her investigative work, Caitlyn co-chaired the committee tasked with proactively detecting accounting and disclosure fraud in the New England region, served as the liaison to the national Financial Reporting and Audit Group and was a member of the Enforcement Division's COVID-19 Steering Committee.

“I am honored that my return to private practice is with McDermott, and I am confident I can provide clients with world-class service and the informed counsel they need to tackle their most pressing issues,” Caitlyn said. “I look forward to joining the exceptional team of lawyers at McDermott and finding creative solutions to our clients' most complex problems, drawing on the knowledge and experience I have gained at the SEC.”

Caitlyn focuses her private practice on securities class action and derivative litigation, and compliance matters with extensive experience in matters involving potential violations of the federal securities laws, including accounting issues, various issues in the investment management industry, insider trading, anti-corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance and whistleblower claims. Caitlyn represents boards, senior management teams, hedge funds and private equity firms in connection with matters before enforcement and regulatory agencies including the SEC, the Department of Justice, the Internal Revenue Service and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Caitlyn holds a JD from Boston University School of Law (cum laude) and a BA from Cornell University.

Since the start of 2020, McDermott has added 24 lawyers to our litigation group and projects additional growth throughout 2021. The Firm most recently deepened our bench in New York with the addition of Carlos Ortiz.

About McDermott
McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. Our team works seamlessly across practices and industries to deliver highly effective—and often unexpected—solutions that propel success. More than 1,200 lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve.

 

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PenFed Credit Union Named 'Top Ten Military Friendly® Company for 2021' by VIQTORY Media

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TYSONS, Va., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — PenFed Credit Union, the nation's second-largest federal credit union, today announced for the second year in a row it was selected by VIQTORY Media as a Top Ten Military Friendly® Company. PenFed is ninth on this year's list of Military Friendly Companies.

The independent list measures an organization's commitment and efforts in creating sustainable and meaningful career paths, community outreach, brand enthusiasm, and enduring partnerships for members of the military community. The full employers list and a profile celebrating PenFed will be published in the March 2021 issue of GIJobs Magazine®.

“PenFed is honored to once again be recognized by VIQTORY media for our commitment to the military community,” said PenFed Credit Union President/CEO and PenFed Foundation CEO James Schenck. “At PenFed, we celebrate the passion and resilience of veterans and military spouses. As our team of 2,700 financial professionals grows in 2021, we will continue our robust recruiting efforts within the military community.”

As part of an ongoing commitment to hiring and supporting the military community, PenFed operates a Military Employment Program focused on every phase of the employment lifecycle for all members of the military community – including veterans, military and surviving spouses, wounded warriors and their caregivers, Reservists and National Guardsmen.

In addition to spending 20% of its recruiting budget on hiring and retaining veterans and military spouses, PenFed collaborates with dozens of military employment organizations, as well as dozens of installation Transition Assistance Program offices, to enhance military employment efforts. Members of the military community interested in a career with a military-friendly company are encouraged to visit PenFed's designated Military Webpage. The military webpage allows members of the military community to join our military talent community and search for jobs based on their skillsets.

PenFed has a strong legacy of being a military-friendly company and donates 2% of its annual net income to charitable organizations, with the majority going to military charities. The PenFed Foundation, a national 501(c)3 founded by PenFed Credit Union, was created in 2001 and, since then, has provided more than $38.5 million in financial support to veterans, active-duty service members, families and caregivers.

About PenFed Credit Union

Established in 1935, Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) is America's second-largest federal credit union, serving over 2 million members worldwide with over $26 billion in assets. PenFed Credit Union offers market-leading certificates, checking, credit cards, personal loans, mortgages, auto loans, student loans, and a wide range of other financial services with members' interests always in mind. PenFed Credit Union is federally insured by the NCUA and is an Equal Housing Lender. To learn more about PenFed Credit Union, visit PenFed.org, like us on Facebook and follow us @PenFed on Twitter. Interested in working for PenFed? Check us out on LinkedIn. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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INTENSE Cycles Adopts MSTS' Credit as a Service to Bolster Customer Payment Options

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — MSTS, a global B2B payment and credit solutions provider, today announced the launch of its Credit as a Service® (CaaS) solution for INTENSE Cycles, a leading manufacturer and retailer for mountain and racing bikes, parts, and gear. The technology will allow INTENSE Cycles to offer its dealers net terms and payment by invoice.

“In the past year, we've seen our customer base grow as more people take an interest in outdoor activities,” said Michael Ford, Director of Finance and Operations at INTENSE Cycles. “While flexible payments have always been top of mind for us, this increased demand further accelerated our need to extend credit. Given MSTS' deep expertise in serving business-to-business ecommerce and manufacturing customers, we knew they were the right trusted payments partner for INTENSE Cycles. We look forward to leveraging MSTS' technology to better serve our dealers and end customers now and into the future.”

Following the rise of stay-at-home advisories due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, INTENSE Cycles saw an uptick in demand among bike enthusiasts and newcomers. Consequently, the company recognized the need for flexible payment terms and invoicing for its dealers that are increasingly purchasing larger quantities of bikes and parts. INTENSE Cycles adopted MSTS' white-labeled, payment solution which enables the extension of credit and invoicing at checkout on the company's ecommerce platform. As a result, dealers are able to bring a wider range of bikes, parts, and gear to store locations, ultimately improving the end-user purchasing experience.

“INTENSE Cycles' robust ecommerce platform showcases its true market leadership in the cycling industry,” said Brandon Spear, CEO of MSTS. “We're proud to provide the company with the technology necessary to free INTENSE Cycles from the logistics of payments processes, and instead, allow them to cultivate long-lasting relationships with its dealer network and end customers.”

To learn more about MSTS' credit and payment solutions, visit http://www.msts.com.

About MSTS

MSTS is a global leader in B2B payment and credit solutions, facilitating $6 billion in transactions per year in 17 currencies for customers in more than 190 countries. Our cutting-edge Credit as a Service® (CaaS) solution is setting the stage for the future of omni-channel B2B payments. The company specializes in payment and credit management for B2B companies across transportation, manufacturing and distribution, retail, eCommerce, and marketplaces. MSTS' Credit as a Service solution is a suite of applications and services that facilitates B2B payments by extending terms, handling invoicing and managing collections.

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Sarah Erickson, MSTS, 312-561-2491, [email protected]

 

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Scholarships Available to Students in FCC Short-Term Workforce Training Programs

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FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Students enrolling in non-credit courses at FCC leading to employment, licensure, or job skill enhancement are eligible to receive financial assistance through the Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship from the State of Maryland.

This scholarship is available to prospective students and those already registered in one of the specific course series for the spring semester (January 2021June 2021). Course sequences approved for these scholarships can be found here and include courses in automotive technology, child care, electrical, HVAC, welding, medical billing and coding, veterinary assistant, sterile processing, certified nursing assistant, and the Microsoft Foundation series. The maximum amount for the scholarship is $1,000.

To be eligible for this scholarship in spring 2021, students must fill out this online application and submit all required documents.

For more information, contact Treasure Mathis at [email protected].

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Caroline Cole, Frederick Community College, (240) 629-7918, [email protected]

 

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