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- Blog: Hunton Immigration and Nationality LawDecember 2019 Visa Bulletin – Little Change from Previous MonthsPosted on November 18, 2019 by Courtland C. WitherupThe 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, or if already pending, when the final step can be adjudicated. Below is a summary of the December Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates... Continue Reading
- Blog: Capital Markets LitigationGovernment Preparing to Rest Its Case in $2 Billion Mozambican Loan Fraud TrialPosted on November 12, 2019 by Alexandra DrozProsecutors are nearing the end of their case after over three weeks of trial for Privinvest Group executive Jean Boustani, who is accused of conspiring to defraud investors in loans made by Credit Suisse and Russian bank VTB to Mozambican state-backed special-purpose vehicles (SPVs). The government alleges that Boustani structured the deals so that the...… Continue Reading The post Government Preparing to Rest Its Case in $2 Billion Mozambican Loan Fraud Trial appeared first on Capital Markets Litigation.
- Blog: Waller Law BlogISS vs. SEC – Rumble in the proxy advisor junglePosted on November 6, 2019 by Marc J. Adesso,Mike Brett
- Blog: Appellate InsightMaking the Most of Your Reply BriefPosted on October 30, 2019 by Adam HofmannIt is a truism in appellate practice that the respondent/appellee is in the best position; the standards of review and presumptions largely weigh in favor of affirmance, and so winning in the trial court is statistically the best way to win on appeal. In the spirit of making lemonade from lemons, however, one of the […]
- Blog: Tennessee Appellate ReviewSay Whaaat? The Sixth Circuit Debates “Corpus Linguistics” as a Tool for Statutory InterpretationPosted on September 11, 2019 by Nicholas A. DanellaA seemingly routine Sixth Circuit appeal involving the interpretation of the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act statute (ERISA) recently sparked an interesting debate between two Circuit Judges — Amul Thapar and Jane Stranch — on the use of “corpus linguistics” in statutory interpretation. In Wilson v. Safelite Group, Inc., the court affirmed summary judgment...Continue Reading
- 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 [...]