Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
John F. Martin
Under the interim rule, the maximum penalties for workplace safety violations issued by OSHA will spike by 78.16 percent, effective August 1, 2016.
Economists are very robust in pushing their ideas forward into legislation, and lawyers often pay no attention to the legal inconsistency of such innovations.
Employers should be prepared to pivot.
Marlene Z. Stanger
Last year saw an unprecedented rise in the number of requests for evidence issued by the USCIS for H-1B cases that were filed as part of the annual “Cap Case” lottery.
The objective is to identify the “final or effective beneficiary,” defined as a natural person who exercises substantive influence or direct or indirect control, to the legal vehicle taxable because it has the majority of the voting rights and therefore voice and decision in the entity.
Tracy A. Miller
On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum directing the Department to update and modernize the Part 541 regulations.
The Euro Park decision is bound to facilitate the application of the French favorable tax regime to cross border mergers and spin-offs.
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
Joel H. Paget
His war also is already impacting businesses that need foreign skilled workers.
A Q&A with Ad Board member Andrey Goltsblat of Goltsblat BLP LLP discussing the legal climate in Russia.
Andrew B. Greenfield
For many U.S. employers, the new year means the beginning of H-1B cap season.
This virtual wall has not just adversely impacted undocumented immigrants; it has adversely impacted those seeking legal immigrant and nonimmigrant status and those wishing to extend nonimmigrant status.
Fausta M. Albi
New laws that impact California employers.
Brad J. Hendrick
Last year, USCIS received approximately 199,000 applications for the 85,000 H-1B visas allocated each year.
Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm
Developing and retaining an international workforce is essential to competing in the global marketplace.
Berry Appleman & Leiden
Kathleen Saenz Poppenger
Until recently, most people were unfamiliar with the H-1B visa, except for those seeking to take advantage of this temporary worker category.
Kathleen Campbell Walker
Stove-piped legal representation is not advisable (e.g., only focusing on one agency segment or one portion of a filing process).
Attorneys from across the world consider what the future holds for businesses and individuals with foreign holdings and investments.
Harold P. Coxson, Jr.
"National popularity rating of 40 percent, according to a recent poll—the lowest rating of any new president on Inauguration Day over the past six most recent presidents."
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Many trade associations have little direct experience with union organizing and labor relations. When it comes to lobbying in Washington, D.C., however, trade associations know a thing or two about what it takes to be a successful persuader.
Mariano Roca López
With a new government in Spain, big changes are coming to taxpayers.
Alexander Minin discusses his tax practice at the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winning firm.
How long do patent applications take? Consider what you're filing for, and the strength of your proposal.
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