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Respecting Rule of Law Through The Judicial Process
Posted on 04-08-2021 by beng

By Ian McDougall, General Counsel LexisNexis Legal & Professional There are four elements of the Rule of Law that LexisNexis uses as its definition: Equality before the law, access to the law, independent judiciary and access to remedy. Of course... Read More

Tags: rule of law , coronavirus

International Women's Day and the Rule of Law
Posted on 03-08-2021 by beng

By Ian McDougall, President, LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation As I have mentioned in previous blogs, the Rule of Law is the foundation for the development of peaceful, equitable, and prosperous societies. One of the four key pillars of our definition... Read More

Tags: equality , international women's day , rule of law , inclusion , diversity

The Winner of the LexisNexis Rule of Law Challenge Is...
Posted on 02-11-2021 by beng

By Ian McDougall, President of the LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation Last summer, the LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation (LNROLF) launched the inaugural Rule of Law Challenge contest which provided employees across RELX with the opportunity to get their... Read More

Tags: rule of law

Language Matters: Election Controversy, Social Media Controversy, and the Rule Of Law
Posted on 01-15-2021 by beng

By Ian McDougall, General Counsel, LexisNexis Legal & Professional This blog isn’t going to be about a single subject. There are a huge number of issues that have recently, in some way, touched upon the subject of the Rule of Law but I will... Read More

Tags: racial justice , equality , black lives matter , rule of law , inclusion , justice , diversity

December 2020 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 01-11-2021 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for December 2020. The reported stories reflect at least 3 new Ponzi schemes worldwide, 3 guilty pleas, over 30 years of prison sentences and one life sentence, and an average... Read More

Making A Real Difference: An Update On The LexisNexis Rule Of Law Foundation
Posted on 11-12-2020 by beng

By Ian McDougall Before I start on my subject of today, it might be helpful for historians to locate the time within which this blog is being written. We have just had one of the most controversial presidential elections in history; Donald Trump vs... Read More

Tags: rule of law

Democracy and the Rule of Law
Posted on 10-06-2020 by beng

By Ian McDougall, General Counsel of LexisNexis and President of the LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation One of the largest exercises in democracy will be taking place soon: The United States will hold its elections. (I say “one of the largest”... Read More

Tags: rule of law

Network with LexisNexis at Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration 2020
Posted on 09-29-2020 by beng

LexisNexis  is committed to advancing diversity in the workplace, inspiring women and promoting equity in the global technical workforce. To further this commitment, we are excited that our attendance at Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration 2020 will allow... Read More

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

SEC Proposal To Amend The “Accredited Investor” Definition, Approved.
Posted on 08-28-2020 by Mshahlaw

By Mona Shah, Esq. Good news for EB-5 issuers. On August 26, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission, by a 3-2 vote, redefined the term “accredited investor” to remove the requirement that managers of certain high-risk funds are obligated... Read More

EB-5 CAPITAL REDEPLOYMENT GUIDANCE ARRIVES IN TIME TO BE USED FOR COVID-19 RECOVERY PROJECTS
Posted on 08-10-2020 by Mshahlaw

By Mona Shah, Esq. & Rebecca Singh, Esq. Capital redeployment in EB-5 has been and continues to be one of the most important topics for the industry today. There is an estimated $15 billion invested into projects all over the US, that could potentially... Read More

July 2020 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 08-10-2020 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for July 2020. The reported stories reflect at least 10 new Ponzi schemes worldwide, 5 guilty pleas, 95 years of prison sentences, and an average age of approximately 54 for... Read More

How LexisNexis Legal & Professional Will Work To Advance Racial Justice
Posted on 07-17-2020 by beng

By Mike Walsh, CEO LexisNexis is committed to inclusion, equality and racial justice and we believe unequivocally that Black Lives Matter. Over the past several weeks, the management team and I have spent time reflecting, listening, learning, and... Read More

Tags: racial justice , equality , black lives matter , rule of law , inclusion , justice , diversity

May 2020 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 06-05-2020 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for May 2020. The reported stories reflect at least 5 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 2 guilty pleas and convictions; and an average age of approximately 59 for the alleged... Read More

Customer Interaction Provides Insight in Addressing LexisNexis Product Accessibility
Posted on 05-21-2020 by beng

By David Lovell - Senior Content Visual Designer — Strategic UX & Product Design LexisNexis re-emphasized its commitment to accessibility in 2017 when Min Xiong, the head of Content UX within the User Experience team, added this responsibility... Read More

Tags: UX design , UX , accessibility

Covid-19 Responses and Administration of the Rule of Law
Posted on 04-16-2020 by beng

By Ian McDougall, LexisNexis In my previous blog I described what I called a “warning from history.” In times of crisis, emergency measures must be taken. Nobody seriously disputes that. Sometimes extreme measures have to be taken that... Read More

Tags: rule of law , coronavirus

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