Brexit Global Trends Benchmarking Report: Planning For The Future Of UK Immigration

After a turbulent political period following the Brexit referendum, the U.K. government is due to officially notify the European Union of its intention to withdraw from the bloc on March 29. On that date, Prime Minister Theresa May will formally invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, setting off a two-year negotiation period before Brexit can
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Global Trends Report January 2017

BAL Global launches quarterly Global Trends Report In Q4 of 2016, countries around the globe rolled out changes that will affect mobility programs across industries. BAL is launching a new quarterly immigration newsletter, the Global Trends Report, to help companies better track and understand the significance of immigration changes. In the Recent Developments section, BAL
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Understanding the Immigration Consequences of Mergers and Acquisitions in the United States

Companies that undergo entity changes resulting from merger, acquisition, consolidation, spin-off or other corporate restructuring may face important immigration consequences related to their newly acquired foreign employees. This complex area is often overlooked, but thoughtful planning is essential for a smooth transition to minimize business interruption and avoid inadvertent violations of immigration laws and regulations.
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Wind energy credit could lift energy market – Op-ed by BAL Managing Partner Jeremy Fudge published in Fort Worth Business Times

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By Jeremy Fudge June 29, 2016 With oil prices plummeting, the Texas energy industry is experiencing yet another down cycle. But silver linings can still be seen in these dark days that could lead to a brighter future than ever imagined. Last December, Congress passed and the president signed legislation extending the Production Tax Credit (PTC).
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BAL’s Latin America Managing Director receives accolade from Worldwide ERC

Berry Appleman & Leiden’s Latin America Managing Director, Daniela Lima, was awarded the 2016 ERC Distinguished Service Award at the recent Americas Mobility Conference in Houston, Texas. Distinguished Service Awards are granted annually to professionals who have demonstrated commitment to the service of global mobility and the Worldwide ERC through committee or task force participation, speaking on or
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Michelle Funk Promoted to Partner at Berry Appleman & Leiden

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP is pleased to announce that Michelle Funk has been promoted to a Partner of the firm. Ms. Funk is based in the northern Virginia office, where she assists businesses in establishing and managing global immigration programs. “Michelle is a talented and well-respected attorney within the firm and the immigration community,” said Jeremy Fudge, Managing
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Noted Expert Hadi Allawi to Lead Middle East Practice for Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL) announced today that Hadi Allawi has been hired as Managing Director, Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Allawi is a recognized MENA expert specializing in business strategy, intelligence and geopolitical risk analysis across multiple industries. Prior to joining BAL, Allawi led the MENA desk of a London-based specialist advisory
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Hitting The Wall – BAL Senior Counsel Jeff Gorsky comments on US border security in The Hill

By Jeff Gorsky With the presidential campaign in full swing, few issues are generating more attention than immigration reform.  In particular, on the Republican side, much is heard about the need for border security.  Donald Trump began his rise to the top of the polls by calling for the creation of a wall on the
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