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Minimize the Risk of External Whistleblower Activity

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

External whistleblower activity can be very costly in the auto industry. As the industry continues to develop, prevention of whistleblower claims will only grow in importance. It’s an issue that can impact every company...more

Trump's Revised Executive Order, "Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States"

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed the highly anticipated and revised Executive Order (EO), "Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States." The new order rescinds the previous EO issued at...more

Revised Travel Ban Executive Order Targets Six Countries, Drops Iraq

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

The “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” Executive Order (E.O.), issued by President Donald Trump on March 6, 2017, suspends processing of visa issuance for individuals from six...more

Immigration Fact and Fiction for the U.S. Employer: Customs and Border Protection (CBP) When You Depart the United States – Cash...

Moving forward in our series of separating fact from fiction, we address the question whether Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays any role when a passenger, even a United States citizen departs the United States....more

2016: A year of discontent?

by Dentons on

2016 has been a turbulent year and it seems to be going out with a bang, in what some have dubbed a “winter of discontent”. According to recent BBC analysis, in the first 10 months of the year 218,300 working days were lost...more

Recent Amendments to the Cuba Sanctions Ease Restrictions for Travel and Shipping Sectors

by Reed Smith on

This client alert addresses the recent amendments to the Cuba sanctions regime in the wake of President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba. The recent changes represent the increasing efforts of the U.S. government to restore...more

Easy Come, Easy Go: Latest Developments in US Sanctions

by Bryan Cave on

Making regular updates to policies and procedures related to international trade compliance has always been an important aspect of ensuring their effectiveness, and particularly in light of the myriad changes to various U.S....more

Washington, D.C. Update – February 2016

by Baker Donelson on

Entering 2016, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) agreed to make FY17 appropriations the centerpiece of this year's legislative agenda. Both pledged "regular order" in the FY17...more

Insights Newsletter - Autumn 2015

What to Do When the Government Comes Calling - In today’s complex world of e-commerce and international competition, increasingly governmental agencies (both state and federal) are resorting to “dawn raids” (i.e.,...more

Russia Sets Economic Sanctions Against Turkey

by White & Case LLP on

On Saturday, 28 November 2015, the Russian President signed Decree No. 583 on special economic measures against Turkey. The Decree was followed by the Russian Government Resolution No. 1296 published on 1 December 2015....more

Supreme Court ruling limits PPF protection for schemes with no UK employers

by Dentons on

In October 2009, the Greek courts ordered the winding up of the Greek national airline, Olympic Airlines. Olympic ran flights from UK airports, employing 27 employees in the UK, dealing with things such as ticket sales. In...more

Tax Planning for International Transportation Income

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

Mainbrace - January 2015 No. 1

by Blank Rome LLP on

In this issue: - A Sea Change Sweeps over Congress: A Look Back and a Look Ahead - Shipping & International Trade Law (Second Edition 2015) - Congress Passes Coast Guard Bill in Waning Hours of 113th...more

An Update on FAA Regulatory Revisions, DOT and FAA Enforcement Actions, and Other Aviation-Related Regulatory Matters

by Cozen O'Connor on

This edition of the Cozen O’Connor Aviation Regulatory Update provides an overview of recent FAA regulatory initiatives involving crew pairing, alcohol and drug testing rates, the use of aviation fuel taxes by airports and...more

The Latest Update on Aviation Regulatory Matters Involving DOT, FAA, TSA, and Other Federal Agencies

by Cozen O'Connor on

Congressional Action Impacting Aviation - Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Requests Airline Information on Ancillary Service Fees, Consumer Privacy Protection: Senator John D. Rockefeller, IV, chairman of the...more

The Impact of New Heavy Vehicle Regulations in the Road Transport Industry

by K&L Gates LLP on

With the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) beginning in February 2014 and the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal's first Road Safety Remuneration Order (RSRO) commencing in early May 2014, this year promises to be challenging...more

Airports Lounges Aren’t Just for VIPs: Tips for Business Travelers

by Gary Cucchiara on

Airports Lounges Aren’t Just for VIPs: Tips for Business Travelers by Gary Cucchiara on September 17, 2013 Now that airlines have taken away most of the comforts of flying, airport lounges can be an oasis for weary...more

Florida Port Strike May Not Happen As Negotiations Continue Into 2013: News Release of the Week

by Rosa Eckstein Schechter on

Florida's economy needs its active and efficient ports and while on one hand, there's construction underway to make Port Miami big enough to deal with the increased traffic coming from the Panama Canal expansion, on the other...more

GUARDCON

by Reed Smith on

All industry participants will be well aware of the difficulties caused by the recent flourishing of piracy in the western Indian Ocean and elsewhere. A whole vessel security industry continues to grow, particularly in Dubai,...more

The territorial scope of Employment Tribunals – The Court of Appeal decisions in British Airways plc v Mak

by PHILIP HENSON on

The territorial scope of Employment Tribunals – The Court of Appeal decisions in British Airways plc v Mak The territorial scope of Employment Tribunals has seen many challenges over the years, usually from employees in the...more

Business Visits to the US: To "B" or Not to "B" - That is the Question!

by Noah Klug on

This article addresses immigration issues that travelers should consider before visiting the United States....more

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