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Newsbreak: What You Post on Facebook Can Be Used Against You
As More States Implement Social Media Password Laws, There’s Still Some Blind Spots
Failed Unpaid Intern Class Action Hints at Impact of Comcast v. Behrend
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
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Doing Business or Investing in the U.S.. Foreign persons who plan to do business in the United States or invest in a new or existing U.S. business entity are faced with a...more
In This Issue: Governor LePage Veto Streak Continues; Governor LePage and Maine International Trade Center Announce Next Trade Mission; Senator Goodall Appointed to Small Business Administration’s Regional Spot, Resigning...more
Any company offering UK-based employees any form of rights in the company's stock should be aware that these employees may have reporting obligations to the UK tax authorities. ...more
A recent decision of the United Kingdom’s First Tier (Tax) Tribunal has provided a timely reminder of the importance for employers of notifying their employees of the requirement to promptly reimburse the employer for income...more
Almost every organization expanding overseas needs a vehicle to explore the market before making the business decision to establish a legal entity, yet few legal vehicles are available for this preliminary measure. Most...more
It has been a busy period for those involved in drafting employment legislation.
In our January 2013 edition, we summarised various expected changes to employment law. Since then, these changes have been debated and...more
Terminations in Brazil are tricky enough. If “just cause”—which is statutorily established and defined—does not exist, an employer can be on the hook for quite a bit, including indemnities and taxes tied to the balance in the...more
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The Internal Revenue Service recently published final regulations under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), which are effective immediately. FATCA imposes significant reporting obligations on both non-U.S....more
In this issue:
- FINRA Proposes Rule Change that Would Require Reporting OTC Equity Transactions Within 10 Seconds
- FINRA Offers Changes to Proposed Rules Governing Markups, Commissions and Fees
- CFTC Permits...more
As reported January 28th in The Irish Times, the paper has obtained information using the Freedom of Information Act to discover that the US Chamber of Commerce has suggested that, to encourage them to live and work in...more
Watch our latest Corporate Law Report for:
- a speed round of need-to-know employment law advisories covering workplace secret recordings, the EEOC's strategic enforcement plan, the NLRB in Obama's second term, and more;
Although the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (“Fiscal Cliff Legislation”) passed last week does not contain any sweeping changes targeted at U.S. taxpayers living abroad, a number of provisions are relevant to such U.S....more
Total Mobility Law launched its website this month, as we intensify our efforts towards our professional goal: providing top-notch international legal advice, excellent service, and maximizing profits for our clients.
The United States has entered into its second and third bilateral agreements regarding the implementation of FATCA with Denmark and Mexico, respectively. FATCA was enacted in 2010 as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore...more
On November 13, 2012, for the first time in 40 years, after extensive consideration by both Mexico’s House of Representatives and its Senate, the Senate approved a significant labor reform bill, with far-reaching and...more
On November 11, 2012, Canada signed a tax treaty with Hong Kong (the “Tax Treaty”). Some may find it surprising, given the level of trade between Canada and Hong Kong and the number of Hong Kong residents who have immigrated...more
Given our healthy economy, a robust retail market and proximity to the United States, Canada is an increasingly attractive destination for U.S. retail investment. Entering the Canadian retail market can be smooth and...more
Okay, let’s admit it—plenty of us had absolutely no interest whatsoever in becoming tax specialists when we started law school. And so here we are, all these years later, serving as employment counsel to our corporate...more
Editors’ Note -
In today’s global economy, a growing international focus is changing the political, economic, employment and labor landscape. Some US multinationals are expanding their workforces around the globe, and...more
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA"), passed as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act enacted in March 2010, added a requirement which generally provides that a foreign financial...more
In This Issue:
- DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS -
Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Appropriations/Sequestration. On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced...more
August 2012 update on challenges of sending employees to China....more
In this issue:
- What Do Healthcare Reform and the "Fiscal Cliff" Have In Common? Tax Increases
- Department of Labor Disagrees with First Circuit’s “Natural Reading” of SO
- FCPA Investigation Follows...more
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