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A Higher Calling: Hurricane Florence Relief From Above

Have a Hurricane Florence story to share on NCBarBlog or in NC Lawyer magazine? Email Amber Nimocks. By Bettie Kelley Sousa The Wednesday after Hurricane Florence left the state, Smith Debnam partners gathered for their monthly lunch meeting, normally chaired by the law firm’s managing partner, Jerry Myers. Many learned then that Myers’  absence resulted from […]

Duke Law Tech Week Events of Interest

Dear Future of Law Committee Members, This week is Duke Law Tech Week, and we’d like to invite members of this committee to take part in some of our events. Here are three that may be of interest. The first two require pre-registration. The last is online only and does not require registration. Duke Law […]

Asset Management: The Case For Global Talent

This post highlights an area of immigration law that we think will be of interest to business attorneys. By Jennifer Cory On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed the Buy American and Hire American (BAHA) Presidential Executive Order.  The mandate is designed to create higher wages and employment rates for U.S. workers by administering and […]

NC Secretary of State Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency-Based Security

By Andrew Steffenson As cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies, and virtually all things containing the words “crypto” or “blockchain” continue to experience a meteoric rise in popularity, regulators face an abundance of issues related to the classification and regulation of cryptocurrencies and activities related to cryptocurrencies. Likewise, investors and consumers are besieged by an ever increasing number […]