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Trump Administration Investigating Employers using the H-2B program
  • Green and Spiegel LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2018

On September 6, 2018, the Trump Administration announced plans to investigate employers using the H-2B program. The program is used to fulfill a


The new PRC Cyber Security Law - 5 key questions
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • China
  • April 7 2017

On 7 November 2016, the Cybersecurity Law of the People's Republic of China (the Cybersecurity Law or the Law) was enacted and was widely heralded as


SEC Conflict Minerals Rule Faces New Scrutiny Ahead of May Filing Deadline
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA, OECD
  • March 21 2017

A flurry of activity on conflict minerals in recent months has added new uncertainty to the long-simmering debate over the future of U.S. conflict


FINRA Files Proposed Rules With The SEC To Implement Consolidated Audit Trail Plan
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2017

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has filed proposed rules with the Securities and Exchange Commission to adopt FINRA Rule 6800


A new EU Framework on Cybersecurity: The Network and Information Security Directive
  • Mayer Brown
  • European Union
  • July 29 2016

Efforts to coordinate and enhance cybersecurity across the European Union (“EU”) have taken a step forward with the publication on 19 July 2016 of


On-site audits of H-1B employers: a republication
  • Lathrop Gage LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2011

The Office of Fraud Detection and National Security (“FDNS”) of U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has recently begun conducting site visits to verify the information that appears in H-1B petitions, both pending and already approved.


ICE to audit hiring at 1,000 companies
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

In its fifth employer investigation in a series of "I-9 audit surges," U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is notifying 1,000 companies that it will inspect their I-9 forms, which the employers and employees are required to complete in connection with the employer's requirement to verify the worker's eligibility to work.


ICE increases I-9 audits with an additional 1,000 notices of inspection last week
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2011

Last week, ICE announced an additional 1,000 I-9 Notices of Inspection (NOIs) of U.S. employers to review compliance with immigration-related laws


President Obama restarts immigration reform debate
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 31 2011

Citing to the many problems created by having a country with an estimated 11 million undocumented persons, President Barack Obama gave a speech in El Paso, Texas on May 10, 2011 calling for comprehensive immigration reform.


SEC proposed rules: compensation committee independence and the role and disclosure of compensation consultants and other advisers
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2011

On March 30, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") proposed rules (the "Proposed Rules") to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act") pertaining to compensation committee independence and the role and disclosure of compensation consultants and other advisers to the compensation committee.