Pro-Bono Services: The Importance
Posted on 02-01-2018 by Lextalk Staff

The Latin term “Pro Bono” translates to “For the good,” and it is time to start bringing good into the communities we live in. By Matthew B. Myers, M.B.A, LexisNexis Pro-Bono Task Force Co-Chair It is sad to say that we... Read More

Tags: Pro Bono , volunteer

Oh No! Not the Avocados!
Posted on 01-31-2018 by Robins Cloud

Fire, ash, winds, and to some extent regulations are responsible for the subsequent disaster to avocado plants. By: Heather Williams of Robins Cloud LLP Guacamole, avocado toast, creamy green sauce! There is no way around it. The beloved avocado... Read More

Tags: food law , food , avocados

With Cross-Training at the USCIS IPO, a New Level of Detail is Necessary in Writing Business Plans for EB-5
Posted on 01-31-2018 by Mshahlaw

A Discussion with the Lucidtext Blogger EB-5 Investment Voice Mona Shah & Associates Global Podcast Series Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. EB-5 Investment Voice is the only Podcast series that focuses on and the United States immigrant... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , Immigration

DOL Agrees With 7 Factor Test
Posted on 01-25-2018 by Lextalk Staff

When Is Your Intern Really An Intern? The Department of Labor decided that the courts have it right when it comes to defining an internship. The “primary beneficiary” test will now be used by the DOL under the FLSA. From Six To Seven... Read More

Tags: department of labor , intern , internship

Bitcoin Is Tanking ... Now What?
Posted on 01-25-2018 by Lextalk Staff

UPDATE: Cryptocurrency Law Continues To Develop. Cryptocurrency is here to stay, despite Bitcoin’s recent rollercoaster ride. The law around digital currency is developing quickly, affecting a variety of practice areas from banking to criminal... Read More

Tags: Bitcoin , Cryptocurrency

Millennials & Marriage: Amending The Rules Of Matrimony
Posted on 01-04-2018 by Lextalk Staff

Marriage without marriage? Is cohabitation the millennial trend? Millennials do marriage differently than Generation X and Baby Boomers. The percentage of millennials who get married is lower than for previous generations, and millennials are... Read More

Tags: Family Law , Marriage , Millennials , divorce , cohabitation

Ponzi Scheme Roundup: December 2017
Posted on 01-04-2018 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

By Kathy Bazoian Phelps Ponzi Scheme Roundup: December 2017 Below is a summary of the activity reported for December 2017. The reported stories reflect at least 10 new Ponzi schemes worldwide: over 130 years of newly imposed sentences for people... Read More

Tags: Ponzi Scheme

Everything You Need To Know About The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act
Posted on 01-04-2018 by Lextalk Staff

Full Analysis: Tax Cuts & Jobs Act The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act was finally passed in late December. While the Treasury Department is sure to issue guidance in the coming weeks and months, you can get a head start with the full analysis of new... Read More

Tags: Tax Cuts & Jobs Act , taxes , tax reform , tax

Citizenship by Investment in Antigua and Barbuda
Posted on 01-04-2018 by Mshahlaw

EB-5 Investment Voice Mona Shah & Associates Global Podcast Series Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. EB-5 Investment Voice is the only Podcast series that focuses on and the United States immigrant investor visa, EB-5 and foreign direct... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , Immigration , Citizenship by Investment , CBI