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10/07/2016: Spain – New Rules End Need for Employers to Keep Books of Visits


09/23/2016: Romania – Ordinance Clarifies and Eases Rules on Foreigner Workers

09/13/2016: Brazil – eSocial Obligations to Start in 2018

09/13/2016: Singapore – Qualifying Salary for Employment Pass Applicants Increased Starting 2017

09/08/2016: Ireland – Launch of Employment Permits Online System and Other Immigration Developments


08/29/2016: Hungary – New Tax Law Impacts Social Security and Employees on Assignment

08/29/2016: United Kingdom – Access UK: New Online Platform for Visitor Visas

08/19/2016: United States – Preparing for the CEO Disclosure Rules

08/17/2016: United Kingdom – New Consultation Document on Taxation of Termination Payments

08/11/2016: Poland – Seconded Persons Act Brings New Obligations for Employers


07/29/2016: Romania - New Tax Incentives for Research and Development Activities

07/21/2016: The Netherlands – Extended Transitional Period for Japanese Nationals Requiring Work Permits

07/12/2016: Russia – New Voluntary Medical Insurance Certificate Requirements for Foreign Nationals


06/30/2016: France – New Form for the Posting of Worker’s Declaration

06/27/2016: United Kingdom – Post-EU Referendum, What’s Next for Employers with International Assignees?

06/27/2016: The Netherlands – Japanese Denied Unfettered Access to Dutch Labor Market

06/03/2016: Singapore – Strong Singapore Core Important in Work Pass Application Process


05/24/2016: Albania – Labour Code Provisions Affecting Secondments in Force from June


04/22/2016: Russia – Several Statutory Changes and Updates to Immigration System 


02/29/2016: Italy – 2016 Quota for Issuance of Work and Residence Permits

02/10/2016: Thailand – New Work Permit Policy for ASEAN Workers, Rules for Visa Over-Stays


01/28/2016: Italy – Moves to Introduce New 30% Relief for Inbound Expatriates

01/26/2016: Australia – Nonresidents Required to Repay Their Australian Education Debt

01/25/2016: Canada – Recent Immigration and Work Permit Developments

01/20/2016: Ireland – Employers Must Abide by Increase in Minimum Wage



12/22/2015: Russia – Government Acts to Curtail Turkish Nationals Working in Russia

12/15/2015: The Netherlands – New Salary Criterion for Highly-Skilled Migrants


11/20/2015: United Kingdom – Amended Sponsor Guidance Tightens Compliance, Record-Keeping

11/12/2015: Canada – Regs Aim to Foster Employer Compliance with Foreign Worker Programs


09/30/2015: Indonesia – New Regulations Create Challenges for Foreign Workers, Directors

09/29/2015: New Zealand – New Tax Bill, Immigration Proposals

09/29/2015: Belgium – New Restrictions on Certain Labor Access to Brussels-Capital Region

09/22/2015: Australia – Work and Holiday Visa Extended to China

09/18/2015: Nigeria – New Rules on Extension of Stay and Visa Extension Fees

09/17/2015: United Kingdom – Proposed Changes to Function of Tier 2 Limit

09/16/2015: Ireland – Changes under Employment Permits (Amendment) Regulations 2015

09/14/2015: Belgium – New Exemption for Additional Contribution, Plans for Single Permit

09/10/2015: Canada – September 16 Webinar on Fines, Penalties in New Immigration Regs

09/09/2015: Canada – Two Provincial Nominee Programs on Pause for Rest of 2015

09/09/2015: Malta – Changes to Remittance Basis, Highly Qualified Persons Rules


08/24/2015: Germany – Global Labor Law Benchmarking Survey: Last Chance to Participate

08/17/2015: People’s Republic of China – Liberalizing Immigration Requirements to Attract Highly-Skilled Talent

08/07/2015: Singapore – Hiring of Foreigners Gets Scrutiny, Better Opportunities for Singaporeans

08/05/2015: Germany – Immediate Effect for Important Amendments to Immigration Law


07/29/2015: Norway – New Salary Criteria Defined for Residence (Work) Permit

07/29/2015: Norway – Fourth Service Centre for Foreign Workers Opens

07/16/2015: Germany – Global Labor Law Benchmarking Survey Now Ready


06/16/2015: United Kingdom – Sponsorship Certificates Run Out; 1st Time Since 2011

06/12/2015: Belgium – End of Transitional Measures for Croatian Workers

06/11/2015: The Netherlands – Minor Revision of the Highly Skilled Salary Criterion


05/29/2015: Nigeria – President Signs 2015 Immigration Bill

05/27/2015: Italy – New Decree Sets Quota and Permit Rules for Seasonal Workers

05/15/2015: Hong Kong – Enhancements to Immigration Policy


04/24/2015: Australia – 457 Visa Rules Altered Based on 457 Integrity Review Recommendations

04/24/2015: France – New Decree to Foster Proper Compliance for Cross-Border Work

04/09/2015: United Kingdom – Updates on 6 April Changes to Immigration Rules

04/08/2015: Thailand – Revision to Permissible Activities Not Classified As “Work”


03/27/2015: Belgium – Cross-Border Workers and the 24 Days Condition

03/10/2015: Belgium – New Online Procedure for Filing of Certain A1 Applications

03/06/2015: The Netherlands – Work Permits No Longer Required for Japanese Nationals

03/05/2015: United States – Certain H-4 Spouses of H-1B Holders May Seek Employment


02/26/2015: Germany – Federal Employment Agency Clarifies Payments to Meet Minimum Wage Rules

02/25/2015: United Kingdom – Immigration Developments Bring Efficiencies, Tighter Rules, Higher Fees

02/23/2015: Germany – On Track to New ‘Fast Track’ Visa Applications?

02/13/2015: Germany – Proposed Amending Law Contains Changes for Immigration, Business Travelers

02/13/2015: Germany – Risk of Inspections Related to Foreign Employees at Client Sites

02/05/2015: Belgium – Salary Thresholds Raised for Work Permit, EU Blue Card


01/30/2015: Italy – Starting January 1 New Quota Rules for Issuance of Work Permits

01/23/2015: Switzerland – Falling Euro Against Franc Has Assignment and Immigration Repercussions

01/21/2015: Germany – New Statutory Minimum Wage Will Impact Employment of Foreign Individuals

01/19/2015: Germany – New Salary Criteria Defined for EU Blue Cards

01/07/2015: People’s Republic of China – New Rules for Bringing Short-Term Assignees into China




12/23/2014: The Netherlands – 2015 Salary Criteria for Highly-Skilled Migrants Announced

12/23/2014: Denmark – New Rules for Recruitment of Foreign Specialists

12/03/2014: Sweden – New Guidance for Employers Regarding Non-EU/EEA/Swiss Nationals


10/23/2014: Australia – Changes to 457 Visa and Employee Share Scheme Rules Proposed

10/13/2014: Ireland – New Joint British-Irish Visa Scheme Announced


08/14/2014: Thailand – Guidelines for Employees’ Trade-and Investment-Related Activities

08/08/2014: Ireland – New Law Aims to Attract Workers with Technology Skills


07/31/2014: Russia – Representative Offices Can Hire Highly-Qualified Specialists from 2015


05/06/2014: Ireland – New Employment Permits Rules Meant To Attract Technology Skills


04/30/2014: India – Data Sharing, New Certificate of Coverage Application for International Workers

04/29/2014: Australia – Immigration Developments on Credit Card Surcharge and Integrity PIC


03/27/2014: United Kingdom – Amended Legislation to Prevent Tax Avoidance Using Dual Contracts

03/18/2014: Russia – New Type of Work Permit Introduced for Individuals from WTO Countries

03/14/2014: Austria – Shift from Legal Employer to Economic Employer Approach


02/18/2014: United States – Deadline Coming Up for H-1B Visa Petitions

02/05/2014: Italy – 2014 Quota System in Force for Issuance of Work Permits


01/29/2014: Sweden – Tax Agency Challenging Foreign Companies’ Work for Possible PE

01/21/2014: United Kingdom – Details Published on Preventing Use of Dual Contract Arrangements

01/10/2014: Australia – More Details Released on Labour Market Testing for Subclass 457 Visas

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