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Category Archives: Financial Services Law

New York Proposes First State Bitcoin Regulations

One might have thought the biggest news in the digital currency world lately was Dell announcing that it was now accepting bitcoin. However, after a series of highly-publicized hearings in January, New York State rolled out its proposed regulations surrounding bitcoin and virtual currency – the first state in the nation to propose licensing requirements for virtual …

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Update on USCIS Processing Time for I-526, I-829 and I-924 Petitions

On July 17, 2014, USCIS released updated processing times for EB-5 related petitions. The following chart provides the average processing times for cases being adjudicated by the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO), as May 31, 2014: Form Processing Timeframe as of May 31, 2014 I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur 13.2 months I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions 7.9 …

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