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  • Blog: Appellate InsightUnpublished California Opinions: Citable by Judicial Notice?Posted on June 22, 2018 by Josephine Mason
    California practitioners generally know that they cannot cite or rely upon unpublished or depublished California opinions in California courts, except when relevant to law of the case, res judicata, etc.  (Cal. Rules of Court, Rule 8.1115(a).)  Violations of the “no-citation rule” can even be sanctionable. (People v. Williams (2009) 176 Cal.App.4th 1521, 1529; Alicia T. […]
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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogAfter full cannabis legalization in Canada, stocks likely to hit a new highPosted on June 20, 2018 by Marc J. Adesso
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  • Blog: Hunton Immigration and Nationality LawJuly 2018 Visa Bulletin – EB-3 China Retrogresses, Other Categories Slowly AdvancePosted on June 19, 2018 by Courtland C. Witherup
    The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here. Below is a summary of the July Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates and changes from... Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Capital Markets LitigationPrivate Cryptocurrency Firm Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Initial OfferingPosted on June 12, 2018 by Alexandra Droz
    Investors in a private cryptocurrency firm brought a class action securities lawsuit against the firm itself, Latium Network, Inc. (Latium) and individually against Latium’s founder and CEO David Johnson and co-founder and chief commercial officer Matthew Carden. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants are subject to strict liability for violating Section 5 of the Securities...… Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law BlogNewman’s Own LawPosted on February 26, 2018 by Justin Zaremby, Megan E. Bell
    A last minute addition to the budget appropriations bill enacted by Congress this month has created new opportunities for philanthropic planning.  Section 41110 of the bill creates a limited exception from the private foundation excess business holdings excise tax under Section 4943 of the Internal Revenue Code.  In general, a private foundation is only permitted [...]
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  • Blog: INGOTS: Raw Thoughts and Unpolished IdeasBusiness Model and Computer Program Will Soon be Patentable in ChinaPosted on March 30, 2017 by Spilman Administrator
    We recently received an informational white paper from our agents in China, Lynn Wang and Zhou Jiaxin at NTD Intellectual Property, with news about a change to make software and business methods patentable as long as certain conditions are met. … Continue reading →
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