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By Jill A. Apa, Elizabeth K. Buscaglia, Margot L. Watt
On July 17, 2017, the United States Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), released a new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.
By Daniel Spitzer
On May 29, 2014, the ZEV Program Implementation Task Force issued a 32-page action plan detailing the efforts that eight states will undertake to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in use.
By Robert Gottfried
Due to the failure of Congress to pass legislation increasing the numbers of new H-1B beneficiaries, human resources executives are unable to make firm plans for the hiring of highly skilled foreign nationals.
By Hodgson Russ LLP's Immigration Practice Group
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is increasing its audit and raid activities, cracking down on workers employed in the United States without authorization and the employers who hire them.
By Hodgson Russ LLP's Corporate & Securities Practice Group
On February 1, 2008, the SEC announced that its professional staff has commenced a cost-benefit study of the upcoming auditor attestation requirement for smaller companies under Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
By Thomas Sliney
Canadians who are owners of real estate in Florida will soon be receiving from county property appraisers Truth in Millage (TRIM) notices concerning assessed valuations and proposed real estate taxes on those properties.
By Hodgson Russ LLP's Business Crimes, Regulatory Offenses & Corporate Investigations Practice Group
On February 12, 2007, Johnson & Johnson acknowledged that it had disclosed to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) “that subsidiaries outside the United States are believed to have made improper payments in connection with the sale of medical devices in two small-market countries.”
By Katherine Cauley
For many Canadian, the southern United States is a favorite vacation destination. Now, the strong Canadian dollar and favorable real estate markets have made purchasing a vacation home in the US even more attractive.
By Leslie Kellogg
The strong Canadian dollar, coupled with the subprime mortgage crisis in the United States, has created new economic opportunities for Canadians interested in making an investment in Florida real estate.
By David Reed
A Canadian or other foreign company looking to obtain a presence in the United States market without having to set up its own U.S. sales operation may consider using intermediaries to sell its products or services in the U.S.
By Hodgson Russ LLP's Labor & Employment Practice Group
The latest round of guidance pertaining to Internal Revenue Code (IRC) § 409A (§ 409A) provides transition relief and correction procedures for certain inadvertent violations of the rules governing nonqualified deferred compensation plans.
By Hodgson Russ LLP's Labor & Employment Practice Group
Internal Revenue Code (IRC) §162(m) generally provides that a publicly traded company may not deduct compensation with respect tocovered employees to the extent that the compensation exceeds $1 million unless the compensation meets some exception, such as performance based compensation.
By Jeffrey Weiss, Ryan L. Everhart
In January 2008, the New York State Education Department (SED) issued a memorandum that drastically changed the rules governing the provision of special education services to homeschooled students.
By Catherine Eberl
Canadian spouses frequently hold property as joint tenants to avoid provincial probate fees. However, if one spouse is a US citizen, joint tenancy may give rise to an increased US tax liability that often outweighs the savings on probate.
By Joseph Braccio, Peter Godfrey, John Godwin, Anne Simet
Effective immediately, New York’s Social Security Number Protection Law imposes new restrictions on the use and display of an individual’s Social Security Number (SSN) by individuals and businesses.
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