BAL Backgrounder: UNITED KINGDOM – Upcoming Election, Immigration State-of-Play and Look Ahead to 2020

Voters in the United Kingdom will head to the polls for a general election on Dec. 12. Brexit is the predominant issue in the election, and immigration, a key component of Brexit, promises to be a contentious issue at the polls and beyond, as the U.K. moves forward with plans to leave the European Union
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Backgrounder: Nigeria: Immigration Regulations 2017

Nigeria has issued Immigration Regulations 2017, the biggest overhaul in 50 years to the country’s immigration rules. The regulations provide a legal framework for implementing the Immigration Act of 2015 and aim to bring Nigeria’s immigration system up to date with current geopolitical issues that range from fostering business and investment to combatting trafficking and
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Backgrounder: South Africa: Significant Immigration Changes on the Horizon

The South African Department of Home Affairs has announced that it will present a White Paper on immigration to the Cabinet this month that proposes to overhaul South Africa’s immigration priorities and usher in significant changes to the country’s immigration system. The White Paper is expected to introduce a points-based system for work permits, new
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Backgrounder: Intra Corporate Transfer (Ict) Directive 2014/66/EU

The new EU ICT Directive offers companies with European operations a strategic route for mobilizing their workforce on short- and long-term assignments. By unifying procedures for multinational companies that are transferring third-country managers, specialists and trainees to affiliated offices, the new Directive alleviates the administrative burdens associated with multiple assignments in several member states. Recognizing
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