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- Blog: Hunton Immigration and Nationality LawSpecial Event Visas: How Countries Adjust Immigration Processes for Global EventsPosted on August 22, 2019 by Lieselot K. WhitbeckIn 2018, the US received approximately 740,000 visitors a week. While that number looks big, when compared to the US population of 372 million, it is relatively small, equal to only .2 percent of the population. In stark contrast, last week Saudi Arabia, a country of about 33 million people, hosted about 140,000 international visitors... Continue Reading
- Blog: Cannabis Law BlogDazed and Confused: Employers Prepare for Recreational Marijuana in Illinois as of 2020Posted on August 20, 2019 by Andrea M. FraileyWith the passage of the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, Illinois becomes the 11th state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. As such, Illinois employers must now grapple with the new law’s potential impact on their employees and operations before the law becomes effective on January 1, 2020. Read More › Tags: Labor Law
- Blog: Waller Law BlogFederal credit union regulator provides guidance confirming that credit unions can loan to hemp businessesPosted on August 19, 2019 by Marc J. Adesso
- Blog: Appellate InsightPersuasive Writing & Footnote FollyPosted on August 9, 2019 by David CasarrubiasOne of the greatest difficulties in creating good legal writing, particularly effective appellate brief writing, is taking voluminous and complex information and distilling it down to a handful of simple points. It is also one of its greatest delights. There are plenty of tools in a writer’s toolbox to achieve the ultimate goal of succinctness, […]
- Blog: Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law BlogGovernor Gives Sole Members the BootPosted on January 7, 2019 by Tanvi Mirani, Megan E. Bell, Tomer J. InbarWe previously reported on A.B. 10336-A (Paulin) / S.B. 8699 (Gallivan) (the “Bill”), which would amend Section 601(a) of the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law to raise the minimum number of members of a not-for-profit membership corporation from one to three. The Bill was signed into law by Governor Cuomo on December 21, 2018. It [...]
- Blog: Capital Markets LitigationFlattening Yield Curve Signals Looming Recession, Some SayPosted on July 2, 2018 by Alexandra Droz and Carly ColemanRecently, investors and economists have focused increased attention on bond market yield curves, which have proven to be a compelling predictor of an upcoming economic recession. The yield curve is the measure of the difference between short-term and long-term interest rates on government bonds. In a healthy economy, interest rates on long-term (typically, ten-year) bonds...… Continue Reading The post Flattening Yield Curve Signals Looming Recession, Some Say appeared first on Capital Markets Litigation.