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I-140 National Interest Waiver Approval for Mexican Plant Biologist in Raleigh North Carolina

CASE: I-140 / National Interest Waiver CLIENT: Mexican LOCATION: Raleigh, NC Our client contacted us in April 2016 about the possibility of doing a National Interest Waiver self-petition. He is a researcher from Mexico and he is an exceptional researcher … Continue reading

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Prescribed rate of interest is 10% from 1 May 2018

The prescribed rate of interest has been changed with effect from 1 May 2018 to 10% per annum. The previous rate was 10.25%. According to the Prescribed Rate of Interest Act, interest on debts where no rate is prescribed is calculated … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals Rules: What the “Value of His Interest in the Partnership” Means under New York Partnership Law

The New York Court of Appeals, in Congel v. Malfitano,[1] recently ruled that the “Poughkeepsie Galleria Company” (the “Partnership”) was not an at-will partnership and that therefore Defendant Marc Malfitano’s (the “Defendant”) unilateral dissolution of the partnership breached the partnership … Continue reading

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Interest arbitration and the need for candor

Arbitrator Richard Miller reopened and reconsidered an interest arbitration between Hennepin County, MN and Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc., Local No. 393, concluding that the County had "purposely withheld" information that had been requested by the Union. In the initial proceeding, … Continue reading

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Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice

Collaborations between physicians or medical researchers and pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology companies can benefit society—most notably by promoting the discovery and development of new medications and medical devices that improve individual and public health. However, relationships between medicine and … Continue reading

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