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FCC- Net Neutrality and Open Internet Order

Last week the FCC published the new Open Internet Order, which reclassifies broadband internet as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Communications Act. These new rules provide that

Broadband providers cannot block content
Broadband providers cannot prioritize any content or traffic
Broadband providers can not “impair or degrade lawful internet traffic” because of content

This order, […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Business, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

Dallas Bar association Raises $1.1 Million

The Dallas Bar Association along with Legal Aid has raised $1.1 million dollars to benefit programs like the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program. These types of programs assist those that cannot afford conventional legal services and are in dire need of funding. To read more about the program and what you can do to help […]

By |March 1st, 2015|Legal News and Events, Non-Profit|0 Comments

Tax for the benfits of slavery… benefits?

Normally the subject of tax law is not all that interesting, but this recent article definitely caught my eye. Did you know that several African countries, 14 (fourteen) to be specific, currently pay taxes to France for the privilege of the French not destroying infrastructure created during colonialism and slavery? Apparently when these former […]

By |February 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sharia law in Texas

Religious freedoms at the state level, the separation of church and state have been hot topics for new proposed anti-sharia legislation. In case you haven’t been following, this recent article from the Dallas Morning News provides¬†a good summarization of the current political landscape and the different political players driving these proposed laws: Dallas Morning […]

By |February 10th, 2015|Immigration, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

American Civics Act

Arizona just passed a new law requiring high school students to pass the U.S. Citizenship civics test in order to graduate from high school. To read more about the new law visit the link below:

Arizona 1st In Nation To Require High Schoolers To Pass Civics Test, npr.org

By |February 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Net Neutrality- How this legislation can affect your busines

Net neutrality is a hot topic and the outcomes over the recent neutrality debate may have an enormous impact on the entrepreneurial landscape for small businesses by potentially making it harder for new entrants into the internet marketplace. ¬†Don’t understand what net neutrality is or how it will impact your company? Check out this […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Business, Entrepreneur, IP, Legal News and Events, Start-Up, Uncategorized|0 Comments

An Orangutan Gets a New Home for Christmas

Argentina has set a worldwide precedent in the field of animal rights law. It is the first country to recognize a category of animals, in this case Great Apes, as having rights. Previously animals in Argentina were legally treated like chattel or property, similar to the way animals are treated under the law here […]

By |December 25th, 2014|Legal News and Events|0 Comments

A Cautionary Tale for Museums

Unfortunately, in this day of tight museum budgets the risk to museums when taking gifts or donations without spending the appropriate time and resources to do the proper due diligence is considerable. Even under the best circumstances there is always an inherent risk when dealing with art from art rich resource poor countries in […]

By |December 21st, 2014|Art Law, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

Alternatives to H1B visas

Many looking to stay or come to this country are unable to find a sponsoring employer under the H1-b program. They may consider these two alternatives amongst others. See this immigration informational video from LaSusa and Deb, PLLC partner Mishty Deb.

 

By |December 17th, 2014|Immigration, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

H1B Visas: Who Qualifies?

Partner Mishty Deb has created this quick information video about the basic requirements for H1-B visas:

 

By |December 17th, 2014|Immigration|0 Comments