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Doing business in North America - Volume 2: Mexico

  • Miller Canfield PLC
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • October 6 2014

Unlike the U.S., Mexico has a civil legal sys in which the vast majority of its laws are codified. The legal system is based on Roman law and

Surprise! Tom Winkowski transfers from U.S. Customs and Border Protection to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

  • GrayRobinson, P.A.
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  • USA
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  • March 24 2014

In a move that surprised many in the international trade community, Tom Winkowski, former Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The situation in Ukraine: new US and EU sanctions

  • Dentons
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  • European Union, Ukraine, USA
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  • April 2 2014

As the events in Ukraine and Russia continue to unfold, the reaction by the US and the EU, including imposing sanctions, will impact individuals

Export control compliance presents discrimination dilemmas

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • May 31 2012

In the post-911 era, the federal government has increased its focus on national security enforcement, with a special emphasis on U.S. export control laws

Expansion of travel opportunities to Cuba

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 9 2011

On January 28, 2011, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued new rules expanding who can travel to Cuba, easing travel license requirements and increasing permitted remittance amounts

Employers must now complete revised Form I-129 and answer questions relating to export controls and "deemed exports"

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • March 2 2011

On November 23, 2010, the USCIS issued a new version of its Form I-129 that includes a new section - Part 6 - related to export controls

Export licensing enforcement now falls on human resources managers, too.

  • Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 27 2011

Effective November 23, 2010, any company that applies for an H-1B (H-1B, H-1B1, ChileSingapore), L-1, or O-1A visa for a foreign national through the filing of an I-129 must now certify that there are no International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) limitations on the release of technical data to that foreign national, or that a license will be in place before that controlled technical data is shared

New export control compliance and certification requirements for employers who seek to hire certain nonimmigrants

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 20 2010

Beginning on December 23, 2010, companies sponsoring foreign nationals for certain employment-based nonimmigrant visas will be required to certify that they have complied with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR

New certification requirement on Form I-129 regarding employer compliance with export control laws

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • January 6 2011

Export control laws are federal regulations that govern what commodities can be exported overseas and what technology and technology data can be transmitted overseas and to foreign nationals on U.S. soil

Export licensing enforcement now falls on Human Resources Managers

  • Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 22 2011

The lives of Human Resources Managers will undoubtedly become significantly more complicated as a direct result of the Immigration Services' (USCIS) newest version of the Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker