Entries by International Practice

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Immigration Lawyers Needed As Volunteers For COVID-19 Virtual Legal Hotline

Dear NC Bar Association International Law & Practice Section members, The NC Bar Foundation is partnering with Legal Aid of NC and others to offer COVID-19 (Virtual) Legal Hotlines across North Carolina (like “mini-4ALLs,” but held remotely). The Hotlines will be staffed by volunteer attorneys and open to the public. We need your help for […]

Request from NCBA President-Elect Mark Holt

The N.C. Supreme Court established the Chief Justice’s Rules Advisory Commission in September 2019 to monitor the N.C. Rules of Civil Procedure and General Rules of Practice. The Commission’s work currently focuses on recommendations for rule changes necessary for a statewide e-filing and case-management system, set to roll out over a five-year period beginning in […]

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Western Hemisphere Best Prospects Industries Free Webinar Series

Infrastructure – Defense/Safety & Security – ICT/Cybersecurity – Energy April-August 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EST In light of current circumstances, the U.S. Commercial Service is offering these webinar series at no cost. Infrastructure Projects in Latin America Webinar Series Webinar Series focused on upcoming infrastructure projects in Latin America announced by different governments in the […]

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Feedback Requested: E-Court Filings Requiring Notarization

The Legislative Analysis team at the NCBA is compiling a list of causes of action and associated documents which are filed using e-Courts that normally require notarization. The legislature is looking to our Sections to identify any other documents not filed on an AOC form that require notarization prior to filing on e-Courts. Devon Karst, […]

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U.S. International Education Response and Resilience Webinar Series

The U.S. Commercial Service Global Education Team is offering the “U.S. International Education Response and Resilience Webinar Series” to address the COVID-19 health crisis affecting the U.S. international education industry. The first webinar will be held the afternoon of April 15 at 3 p.m. EDT (2 p.m. CDT; 1 p.m. MDT; 12 p.m. PDT). Participation […]

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COVID-19 Relief Information for Small Businesses from U.S. Department of Commerce

The Export-Import Bank (“Ex-Im”) has taken a few steps to increase liquidity in export transactions—among them, it created a new Bridge Loan Program for foreign buyers. More info can be found here. Fact sheet on the Working Capital guarantee program It outlines the new flexibilities Ex-Im is adding to their existing programs as well. Ex-Im […]