• You Must Keep Your Attorney in the Know!

      When you file for protection from your creditors with Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy, one very important responsibility you have is to keep your attorney updated on your current contact information. I cannot tell you how many times this has become a problem for us in our practice. The maximum you can be in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is five years.

      Gail Donaldson/ Bond and Botes- 2 readers -
    • What Can Your Law Firm Outsource to a Virtual Assistant?

      Do you want to spend more of your time practicing law and less time repeating necessary but boring tasks? Hiring a virtual assistant can help you reduce your personal workload in a cost-effective way. Virtual assistants can do the tasks you don’t want to do (but need to). and often they can bring their own expertise to the table to help you optimize your practice.

      Andrew Cabasso/ Jurispage- 4 readers -
    • The IRS Expands its Reach, Adds Four New Banks to the FATCA Program

      If you´ve seen The Wolf of Wall Street or read the financial news in the last few years, you are aware that foreign banks are no longer what they used to be. The times when it was illegal for Swiss banks to disclose information about their clients are long gone, and the same is true for hundreds of banks around the world.

      Due Diligence- 4 readers -
  • Weekly Edge #4 – Lawyer Outsourcing Benefits, How-Tos, Pitfalls

    This week we’re discussing outsourcing from a lot of different perspectives. Whether you are looking to outsource administrative tasks, legal work, or be a contract/freelance attorney yourself, we’ve got you covered. Let’s check it out: Legal Outsourcing Benefits, How-Tos, and Pitfalls Contract Attorneys: How a Small Firm Can Reap Huge Benefits via NYSBA by Cy ...

    Andrew Cabasso/ Jurispage- 2 readers -
  • How to Receive an Inheritance from Iran

    Written by Brian Spiro • May 29th, 2015 • Estate Planning, Probate Administration, The Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations do not prohibit the receipt of an inheritance from Iran. With proper documentation, the receipt of an inheritance from Iran is allowed. The United States Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) has authorized tra ...

    Florida Probate, Trust and Estate Blog- 3 readers -

    Suppliers are not ill advised. When they have a contractor execute a credit application so the contractor can procure materials on credit, they generally include a personal guarantee in the credit application. This way they have both the company that ordered the materials and the personal guarantor jointly and severally liable in the event they are not paid for the materials.

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 2 readers -
  • Oil and Gas Company and Its Founder Charged with Fraud

    Oil and Gas Company and Its Founder Charged with Fraud Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 4:43 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The SEC filed suit against Texas businessman Brian J. Polito and his company GC Resources, LLC for defrauding investors through the sale of interests in oil and gas wells that the company never owned. According to the SEC, Brian J.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 5 readers -
  • Zahir Walji—Undisclosed Outside Business Activities

    Zahir Walji—Undisclosed Outside Business Activities May 7, 2015 Zahir Walji Allegedly Engaged in Two Outside Activities, a Grocery Market and Convenience Store, Undisclosed to UBS Zahir Walji, from April 2011 through October 2012, and while associated with UBS, took part in two outside business activities and participated in six private securities transactions without providing prior written.

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 3 readers -
  • RBC—Failure to Establish Adequate Supervisory Systems

    RBC—Failure to Establish Adequate Supervisory Systems May 8, 2015 RBC Allegedly Failed to Establish Adequate Supervisory Systems Regarding Reverse Convertibles Which Incurred $1.1 Million in Customer Losses RBC, between 2008 and 2012, allegedly failed to have supervisory systems in place and procedures reasonably designed to ensure compliance with applicable securities laws an ...

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 3 readers -
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