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India vs. Pakistan vs. Bangladesh – “The Sun Never Sets On the British Empire!”
Posted on 07-17-2018 by Mshahlaw

By Mona Shah, Esq. and Rebecca S. Singh, Esq. At first sight, one could be excused for thinking that this was an article relating to cricket, after all With economic growth averaging 6 percent over the last two decades, South Asia has one of the world’s... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , Immigration

The Invisible Wall Is Already Up and Running!
Posted on 07-13-2018 by Mshahlaw

By Jinhee Wilde, Esq. While President Trump’s rhetoric on stopping illegal immigration and his administration’s discontinuation of the DACA program and Temporary Protective Status for various Central American countries has dominated discussions... Read More

Tags: Immigration

Protecting Reputation in an Online World
Posted on 07-13-2018 by Jim Wagstaffe

By Jim Wagstaffe, The Wagstaffe Group We live in a world in which the internet has the potential to amplify defamatory communications unparalleled in human history. Plainly, the worldwide web vastly expands the reach and impact of online defamation... Read More

Tags: The Wagstaffe Group

Is Cryptocurrency a Security?
Posted on 06-26-2018 by Lextalk Staff

Coffey v. Ripple Labs To Tackle Securities Question Looks like the marketplace is not going to wait for the SEC and CFTC to decide the fate of certain types of cryptocurrencies. The Ripple Labs case, filed last month, will weigh the “investment... Read More

Tags: Cryptocurrency

GDPR Is In Effect, Now What?
Posted on 06-26-2018 by Lextalk Staff

Are You and Your Clients GDPR Compliant? The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation has been effective for almost a month. The regulation is clear but its interpretation is uncertain, leaving what it means to be GDPR compliant in... Read More

Tags: General Data Protection Regulation , GDPR

Stop Cuddling Chickens! They Have Salmonella!
Posted on 06-26-2018 by The Lange Law Firm

Believe it or not there are local laws and regulations about backyard chickens. By: Samantha Cooper Cute and fluffy and often calling your name in the local farm shops each spring the chirps and pips make us say awww, and we immediately have dreams... Read More

Tags: Salmonella , Chickens

SCOTUS Ends Physical Presence For Online Retailers
Posted on 06-26-2018 by Lextalk Staff

Wayfair: Substantial Nexus Without Physical Presence South Dakota v. Wayfair settled the physical presence debate under the substantial nexus prong of the Complete Auto Test. The case was remanded to the South Dakota courts for further consideration... Read More

Tags: online retailer , Supreme Court , Wayfair

Demystifying Economic Reports With Kimberly Atteberry Of Vermillion Consulting
Posted on 06-06-2018 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

Star Wars Lawyers: 12 Articles That'll Unleash Your Legal Jedi
Posted on 06-05-2018 by Sam Mullan

What can we learn from “Star Wars”? As a kid, “Star Wars” taught us about teamwork, believing in the impossible and the importance of doing the right thing, like, spoiler alert, Darth Vader eventually does (also, that space battles... Read More

Tags: movies , Star Wars

Technical Violations Of Securities Law with Edward Gartenberg
Posted on 06-05-2018 by Mshahlaw

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

Tags: EB-5 , Immigration , Securities

Ponzi Scheme Roundup: May 2018
Posted on 06-05-2018 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

By Kathy Bazoian Phelps Ponzi Scheme Roundup: May 2018 Below is a summary of the activity reported for May 2018. The reported stories reflect at least 15 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; 5 convictions and guilty pleas; over 26 years of newly imposed... Read More

Tags: Ponzi Scheme

EB-5 Investors: How Do We Get Our Money Back? Ft. Devin Williams
Posted on 06-05-2018 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

Last Dance With Mary Jane – Deaths Associated With Synthetic Marijuana
Posted on 06-05-2018 by The Lange Law Firm

Would the increased legalization of marijuana in additional states drive down the demand for this chemical imposter of marijuana? By: Kerry Bazany Cannabis. Marijuana. Mary Jane. There are several names for a plant that many people smoke and... Read More

Tags: marijuana

Lobbying and EB-5: A Conversation with Akin Gump
Posted on 06-05-2018 by Mshahlaw

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

Tags: EB-5 , Immigration

Simplified Litigation Funding Bill Introduced
Posted on 06-05-2018 by Lextalk Staff

New Litigation Funding Bill, New Result? Congress is once again attempting to regulate the $5 billion dollar litigation funding industry. The latest bill is aimed at “any commercial enterprise” involved in the funding of litigation. Recently... Read More

Tags: litigation , litigation funding

Imputing Liability For Regional Centers: Why Is It So Wrong? And How Can Judicial Review Help EB-5 Investors? With Ira Kurzban
Posted on 06-05-2018 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 the United States immigrant investor visa, EB-5 and foreign direct investment... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , Immigration

Trump Twitter Ruling Limits
Posted on 06-05-2018 by Lextalk Staff

Government Speech vs. Personal Use As long as President Trump is using his Twitter handle for government speech, he cannot block individuals from following him. So says the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Mute... Read More

Tags: social media , Trump , Twitter , President Trump

Infinity Wars: The Epic Battle for Gender Equality in the Law
Posted on 05-29-2018 by Lextalk Staff

Our legal heroes exist in a world that suffers from gender inequality. The super world of superheroes has a not-so-super problem: gender. Despite the box-office success of Avengers: Infinity War , much as been written about the series’ female... Read More

Tags: equal rights , equality , discrimination , gender , Lexis Practice Advisor , female , practical guidance , gender discrimination , Employment Law

Legal Landmarks for the Lawyer on Vacation
Posted on 05-29-2018 by Sam Mullan

A lawyer on vacation needs to do some legal sightseeing. A legal vacation is a lawyer’s best getaway from the law office. Rather than spending your vacation just lounging on a beach, here are 11 places to go where you can learn more about... Read More

Tags: vacation , work-life balance

Life by PowerPoint
Posted on 05-22-2018 by Jim Wagstaffe

Death by PowerPoint? Nonsense. If well used, PowerPoint is a most powerful tool In recent years, trial lawyers and litigators remarkably have developed the same love-hate relationship with PowerPoint presentations as have public speakers and presenters... Read More

Tags: Jim Wagstaffe , litigation , Powerpoint