EB-5 Investment Voice: Legislative Update With IIUSA Featuring Peter Joseph
Posted on 09-30-2017 by Mshahlaw

EB-5 Investment Voice MSA Global ( Mona Shah & Associates Global ) Podcast Series LEGISLATIVE UPDATE WITH IIUSA FEATURING PETER JOSEPH Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. EB-5 Investment Voice is the only Podcast series that focuses on... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , investment , Immigration , IIUSA , Invest in the USA

Supreme Court Is Back! It's a New Term for Your Favorite High Court. 7 Articles/Insights to Put You in the SCOTUS Mood
Posted on 09-30-2017 by Lextalk Staff

Supreme Court term, by statute, begins on the first Monday in October. Supreme Court ... justices ... welcome back! We missed ya! To herald the start of the new term, here's 7 articles/insights to get your Supreme Court motor running. You’re... Read More

Tags: Supreme Court , SCOTUS

Stupid Question Day: There’s Still Room For Smart Legal Questions
Posted on 09-30-2017 by Erin Stonecipher

Legal Research: Smart Questions Lead to Smart Answers “How do I un-bake a cake?” This is a perfect question for “Ask a stupid question day,” which we celebrated last week (September 28th). Now, this started out as a day... Read More

Tags: legal questions , questions , Lexis® Answers

Privacy Rules: The Global Reach of Europe's New Data Protection Regime - GDPR
Posted on 09-30-2017 by Lextalk Staff

The GDPR: Less than a year until its implementation. On May 25, 2018, the EU will implement its first data-protection law in more than two decades. With antitrust-scale fines, clauses that cut to the heart of the digital economy, and an impact on... Read More

Tags: General Data Protection Regulation , Privacy , GDPR , European Union

Rule of Law: As Aristotle said, "Law should govern." Articles & insights into the Rule of Law
Posted on 09-25-2017 by Lextalk Staff

Rule of Law: Every person is subject to the law. The Rule of Law , according to the World Justice Project, is comprised of 4 universal principles: Accountability Just Laws Open Government Accessible & Impartial Dispute Resolution... Read More

Tags: rule of law

Defective M&A Due Diligence: You’re Risking Your Enterprise
Posted on 09-25-2017 by Kristin Casler

Reputational harm. Financial harm. They’re among the things financial services execs dread most. With mergers and acquisitions, the risk for substantial harm is high. Will you know if your target company execs are in cahoots with local officials... Read More

Tags: mergers and acquisitions , Lexis Diligence® , due diligence , M&A

Taking the Ugh out of UX—The Quest for Intuitive Legal Tech
Posted on 09-25-2017 by Sarah Patrick

Ten words ... that’s all it takes to describe a great user experience (UX) when you’re researching something: Find what you want, where you expect to find it. Creating a great UX is the raison d’être for many product developers... Read More

Tags: Lexis Practice Advisor , UX , user experience

The Constitution: Honoring Constitution Day (Sept. 17th). 9 Articles on the Cornerstone of Our American Republic
Posted on 09-16-2017 by Lextalk Staff

Constitution Day: Celebrating September 17, 1787, the day the Constitutional Convention met for the last time and signed the Constitution. To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the... Read More

Tags: Constitution , Amendment

EB-5 Investment Voice: Using Bitcoin for International Transfers with Des Landen of CrypBrokers
Posted on 09-16-2017 by Lextalk Staff

EB-5 Investment Voice, ( Mona Shah & Associates Podcast Series) USING BITCOIN FOR INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS WITH DES LANDEN OF CRYPBROKERS Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. EB-5 Investment Voice is the only Podcast series that focuses... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , cryptocurrencies , Bitcoin , investment , international transfers

Weasel Words and Grammar Gaffes: They’re Weakening Your Legal Writing
Posted on 09-16-2017 by Erin Stonecipher

Legal writing disaster: Making a mess with weasel words and grammar gaffes. Weasel words and grammar gaffes kill precision and authority, which are two pillars of good legal writing. If you want to write with precision and authority, you have to... Read More

Tags: legal writing , words , grammar , writing

SEC Suffers One of its First Major Losses in EB-5 Realm
Posted on 09-16-2017 by Lextalk Staff

By Omar Hakim, Esq. of Mona Shah & Associates Earlier this month, the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois denied the SEC’s request for a preliminary injunction against Seyed Taher Kameli and entities he controlled... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , SEC , Securities and Exchange Commission

Boolean or not to Boolean: Is that really the question?
Posted on 09-15-2017 by Erin Stonecipher

Artificial intelligence and data-driven: Two phrases that'll push Boolean towards extinction. Two years ago we were asking whether or not Boolean was the dead language of legal research. That’s not really a long time, but in this fast... Read More

Tags: data-driven , data , Boolean , artificial intelligence

EB-5 Investment Voice: Spotlight on the Latin American Market with Manuel Ortiz of Civitas
Posted on 09-14-2017 by Lextalk Staff

EB-5 Investment Voice, ( Mona Shah & Associates Podcast Series) SPOTLIGHT ON THE LATIN AMERICAN MARKET WITH MANUEL ORTIZ OF CIVITAS Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. EB-5 Investment Voice is the only Podcast series that focuses onthe... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , Latin American , investment , Immigration

EB-5 Investment Voice: Double Feature! Developers Considering & Starting EB-5
Posted on 09-13-2017 by Lextalk Staff

EB-5 Investment Voice, ( Mona Shah & Associates Podcast Series) DOUBLE FEATURE! DEVELOPERS CONSIDERING & STARTING EB-5 Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. EB-5 Investment Voice is the only Podcast series that focuses on and the United... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , investment , real estate , Immigration