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March 2020 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 04-06-2020 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for March 2020. The reported stories reflect at least 7 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 4 guilty pleas and convictions; and an average age of approximately 53 for the... Read More

Coronavirus and the Rule of Law: A Warning From History
Posted on 03-18-2020 by beng

Coronavirus and the Rule of Law: A Warning from History By Ian McDougall, LexisNexis From time to time, every nation has an emergency of one kind or another to face. It tests all aspects of that nation -- the people, the facilities, the finances... Read More

Tags: rule of law , coronavirus

February 2020 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 03-02-2020 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for February 2020. The reported stories reflect at least 5 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 5 guilty pleas and convictions; over 19 years of newly imposed sentences for... Read More

Tuk Tuk your Way from an E-2 to EB-5
Posted on 02-19-2020 by Mshahlaw

By David Hirson, Mona Shah, and David A. Enterline Is E-2 to EB-5 a viable plan? What needs to be in place to make this work? This Practice Advisory will discuss these questions and more to help you to best advise clients interested in taking this... Read More

January 2020 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 02-10-2020 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for January 2020. The reported stories reflect at least 5 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 5 guilty pleas and convictions, over 24 years of newly imposed sentences for... Read More

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: January 29, 2020
Posted on 01-29-2020 by beng

Hello and welcome to LexTalk’s #WellnessWednesday Roundup! Each week we feature a few bits of news or info online to help you navigate the stressful world of the legal industry. Let’s get into it: First up, Attorney At Law Magazine has... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: January 15, 2020
Posted on 01-15-2020 by beng

Welcome back to Wellness Wednesday at LexTalk, where we look at a few recent updates on mental health and wellness in the legal industry. New decade, new you? Law.com’s The Recorder has this piece from corporate wellness coach Jonathan Jordan... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

December 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 01-02-2020 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for December 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 7 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 4 guilty pleas and convictions, over 34 years of newly imposed sentences for... Read More

Rule of Law: What We Accomplished in 2019
Posted on 12-17-2019 by beng

At LexisNexis, one of our primary missions is advancing the Rule of Law around the world. This year, some of our most inspiring accomplishments were focused on that mission and it’s a privilege to engage in this mission together with our people... Read More

Tags: rule of law

Wellness Wednesday: Dec. 11, 2019
Posted on 12-11-2019 by beng

It’s Wellness Wednesday at LexTalk! Let’s get down to business: First up, this piece from the Virginia Lawyers Weekly on how lawyers can be positive role models when it comes to mental health, fitness and wellness in the workplace. Instead... Read More

Tags: health , rule of law , legal profession , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday , Law school , law students , work-life balance

Recognizing champions of the Rule of Law around the globe
Posted on 12-10-2019 by beng

By Ian McDougall With my involvement in advancing the Rule of Law, it amazes me how many amazing people exist in the world who are dedicated to making it a better place. They do it, very often, without any kind of widespread recognition. They do it... Read More

Tags: rule of law

UN Foundation honors LexisNexis for advancing Rule of Law (VIDEO)
Posted on 12-05-2019 by beng

LexisNexis CEO Mike Walsh was recently honored by the UN Foundation with a Global Leadership Award for leading the company in its efforts to advance Rule of Law around the globe. Carmen Pombo presented Walsh with the award at the UN Foundation's We... Read More

Tags: rule of law

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: Dec. 4, 2019
Posted on 12-04-2019 by beng

Time again for another Wellness Wednesday Roundup here at LexTalk from LexisNexis. Each week we present to you a few recent pieces regarding health and wellness in the legal industry, a topic that’s becoming more and more prevalent with each passing... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

November 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 12-02-2019 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for November 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 12 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 8 guilty pleas and convictions, over 81 years of newly imposed sentences for... Read More

LexisNexis wins 2019 NC Tech Award in AI category
Posted on 11-22-2019 by beng

LexisNexis is proud to have won a 2019 NC Tech Award in the Artificial Intelligence category! A lot of hard work has gone into Context, our award-winning legal language analytics solution, and we're very excited that effort has again been recognized... Read More

Tags: nc tech , context , Lexis Advance , raleigh , AI , natural language processing , technology , analytics , north carolina , machine learning , awards , research

LexisNexis CEO Mike Walsh honored with UN Foundation Global Leadership Award
Posted on 11-21-2019 by beng

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, LexisNexis CEO Mike Walsh was honored by the United Nations Foundation with a Global Leadership Award in recognition for the company's work in advancing the Rule of Law around the globe. Previous honorees have included... Read More

Tags: united nations foundation , rule of law , mike walsh

Lexis Advance ranks #1 among next-gen lawyers
Posted on 11-13-2019 by beng

By Sean Fitzpatrick Did you hear? According to an independent study by PwC, Lexis Advance ranks #1 among next-gen lawyers . Law school preference is something that we’ve been tracking at LexisNexis for many years, and we’re thrilled... Read More

Tags: Lexis Advance , AI , analytics , research

Join the LexisNexis LegalTech Accelerator Social Media Workshop!
Posted on 11-07-2019 by beng

Are you a lawyer or legal tech leader wondering how social media can help grow your business and position you as an expert? Do you want to know how to enhance your brand, share your knowledge, and engage with the broader legal community through social... Read More

Tags: social media , tips , legaltech

October 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 11-01-2019 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for October 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 3 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 10 guilty pleas, over 103 years of newly imposed sentences for people involved... Read More

Grace Hopper 2019: Feeling Included and Free in the Tech Industry
Posted on 10-29-2019 by beng

“Looking around, I saw brilliant, inspiring professionals who looked like me.” When I decided to pursue a career in technology, I knew what it meant. It meant challenging problems, a thriving job market, and the ability to shape the... Read More

Tags: relx , grace hopper , data science , inclusion , florida , diversity