In an effort to funnel more jobs to Americans, the U.S. has implemented new visa restrictions that will make it harder both for U.S. companies to hire foreign workers and for multinationals to transfer their workers to the U.S.
As we shift to a post-pandemic economy, many employers have announced plans to extend their work-from-home policies indefinitely. But there are several important decisions that need to be made before making the transition. This post describes some of the most important things multinationals need to consider before shifting to a long-term remote-work model.
Everyone agrees that sound corporate governance is essential to reducing corporate risk, but few define it in the same way. To get a better understanding of what corporate governance is now and why it’s so important, subject experts Charlotte Hultman, Debbie Farman and Theresa Doyle share their views in a lively, informative interview.
The U.S. Trade Representative’s office is launching investigations into a number of countries’ digital services taxes, which may be “unfair or discriminatory and negatively affect U.S. Commerce.”
Many businesses are reconsidering expatriate assignments in light of travel restrictions, tax incentives, the rise of remote work and more. This post describes steps your organization can take to reduce its global mobility risks and put your company in a better position to thrive as our global economy recovers.
Many European countries are turning to contact-tracing apps to reduce coronavirus transmission, but the apps have raised data-privacy concerns. Governments are moving ahead with the technology, struggling to achieve a balance between public safety and citizen privacy.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s government has submitted a draft bill that is widely known as the “omnibus law.” It aims to increase competitiveness, create jobs and make it to easier to do business in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
As the pandemic recedes in many places, businesses are readying their workforce to return to the office. We discuss some of the primary measures your organisation should consider now to prepare.
The UK Supreme Court ruled that a supermarket chain was not liable for a data breach caused by a disgruntled employee. The ruling is narrow, however, and employers must consider a number of factors in its wake.
Pillar One is a group of proposals addressing how to tax companies that generate profits where they don’t have a taxable presence under existing principles. This post examines the state of this initiative, which involves 137 countries and has massive implications for multinational groups.
In accordance with Theresa May’s Good Work Plan consultations in 2018, a number of new requirements went into effect this month for UK employers. This post addresses critical changes to written statements of employment.
Australia has made important salary-related changes to a number of modern awards. The new rules impose stricter wage-related reporting requirements on businesses with salaried employees. This post explains the change in more detail, including what you need to do to comply.