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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

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