Classifying Your Workforce: The Impact of New DOL Guidance on Independent Contractors and Revisions to White Collar Exemptions Under the FLSA
Why Are OSHA Inspectors In My Lobby, And What Should I Have Already Done To Be Prepared?
Americans with Disabilities Act: Reasonable Accommodations
Proposed Rule for Overtime Exemptions Issued by Department of Labor
Most Staffing and Recruiting Industry Non-Compete Agreements Unenforceable
Florida Non-Compete Litigation: Responding to Cease & Desist Letters
Enforcing Florida Non-Compete Agreements
Employee Poaching & Raiding Part II (Absent Restrictive Covenants)
Polsinelli Podcast - What Employers Need to Know About "Off the Clock" Cell Phone Usage
What is a hostile work environment?
How to Form an Effective CSIRT
Polsinelli Podcast - What Your Company Needs to Know About Whistleblower Claims
What's Next in Employee Wellness: Impact of the Affordable Care Act and New EEOC Initiatives
How Might Your Company be Affected by West Virginia's Employment Law Changes?
To Be or Not To Be (an Employer)
Polsinelli Podcast - The Climate for I9 Audits in 2015
Correcting Problems With Your Retirement Plan
Jeffrey Koonankeil on How the EPL Landscape is Changing
John Lewis of BakerHostetler Discusses Use of Social Media in Gawker Class Action
Pregnancy In the Workplace...Hot Off the Press
1. WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF SINGAPORE PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT -
Save for the restrictions discussed under Question 5, there is generally no...more
The Stunning Altera Case -
Employee stock options are an important part of compensation—both as income to the executives and as a deduction for the employer. But when stock options are used by multinational companies,...more
From tomorrow, the way in which new employee share scheme awards will be taxed in Australia has changed and for the better. Following on from recent changes to assist companies to meet their corporate compliance obligations,...more
IRS News Release IR-2015-70 (April 10, 2015) contains helpful but not exhaustive information about the filing obligations of US citizens and resident aliens abroad. Taxpayers outside the United States can also find helpful...more
The IRS issued guidance making permanent a program providing relief to certain retirement plans from penalties associated with late filings of Form 5500s. The IRS had previously made the program available on a temporary basis...more
THE COUNTRY -
New Zealand is an island nation in the South Pacific with a population of approximately four million five hundred thousand people from a diverse range of ethnic backgrounds. A significant majority of the...more
Cancellation of the Military Tax on Currency Exchange Transactions -
On 12 May 2015 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine in Respect of the Military Tax” which...more
In May 2015, the Abbott Government announced that, as part of its objectives for the Australian federal budget, it will reform the tax residency rules by creating tougher rules and higher income tax bills for the approximate...more
Going international is a complicated undertaking. The steps required will depend on your specific situation and concerns. The following outlines, in very general terms, some of the issues you must consider as you begin to...more
With the great majority of foreign jurisdictions already adopting U.S.-style acquisition documents in connection with business acquisitions, U.S. investors experience a larger sense of comfort in negotiating their equity...more
Canadians have just entered a decade during which their real disposable income will tend to grow at a much slower pace than in the past. Since 2007, Canadian households have pretty well maintained the same average pace of...more
The Treasury Department announced draft changes for the U.S. Model Income Tax Treaty — the baseline text used by the Treasury Department when it negotiates tax treaties. The current U.S. Model was last updated in 2006. The...more
In our last post “Coming to America Part I,” we discussed why emerging companies would choose enter the US market to do business. In this post, we will discuss the many interrelated legal and cultural factors non-US companies...more
It is not possible to give a complete outline of the scope of the taxation system in this guide. A brief outline of the basic taxation principles and some of the major forms of taxation are discussed...more
It is a pleasure to see something coming out of Congress these days that seeks to attract foreign investment, instead of repelling it. A recent bill by Representatives Brady and Crowley seeks to modernize FIRPTA by expanding...more
Recently the Polish Ministry of Finance has presented a new bill introducing amendments to the Tax Ordinance and proposed amendments to the income tax regulations....more
According to the most recent estimates, the quantity of goods carried by containers has risen from around 100 million metric tons in 1980 to about 1.5 billion metric tons in 2012. Out of these numbers, one container in every...more
In April 2015, the California Department of Justice began, for the first time, to send letters to companies regarding compliance with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act. The Act, effective January 1, 2012,...more
On February 20, 2015, Italy approved significant but controversial reforms to Article 18 of Italy’s Workers’ Statute of 1970 in an attempt to combat soaring unemployment, currently 42% among workers under the age of 29 and...more
The Australian Government has today introduced the draft Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Employee Share Schemes) Bill 2015 containing measures designed to ease the tax impost for employee shares schemes, to make...more
As part of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) passed by Congress in 2010, individual taxpayers are now required to report “specified foreign financial assets” on an information reporting form entitled Form 8938,...more
A provision contained in the Treasury’s green book explaining President Obama’s 2016 budget proposals may provide U.S. tax and reporting relief for certain dual citizens.
An individual can become a U.S. citizen at birth...more
Welcome to the updated edition of DLA Piper’s Guide to Going Global – Global Equity, Stock Options.
GUIDE TO GOING GLOBAL SERIES -
Many companies today aim to scale their businesses globally and into multiple...more
Welcome to the updated edition of DLA Piper’s Guide to Going Global – Global Equity, Restricted Stock and RSUs.
GUIDE TO GOING GLOBAL SERIES -
Many companies today aim to scale their businesses globally and into...more
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