A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., has rejected U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services’ determination that “inherent knowledge a person gains as a result of his or her upbringing, family and community traditions, and overall assimilation to one’s native culture necessarily falls into the realm of general knowledge” and therefore cannot not considered “specialized knowledge” as required for L-1B, intra-company transfer visa.
A China client sent me the link to an article one of his employees had sent to him. My client’s email to me said only, “Is this true.” My response was even shorter: “Mostly yes.”
Pending final approval by the Congress, on October 15 the Senate gave green light to the reform of the Spanish Intellectual Property law.
Last year, we reported on the notable Human Rights Tribunal decision of Fair v. Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board where the Tribunal ordered the reinstatement, along with over $400,000 in back pay and damages, to an employee despite the employee having been away from the workplace for almost a decade.
Every so often I go deep into the backend of this blog to review and delete the draft blog posts (some little more than an idea) that have yet to see the light of the Internet page, and shouldn’t.
Mexico recently amended its governing insolvency, the Ley de Concursos Mercantiles (LCM). The changes were largely an improvement although there is at least one troublesome new provision.
According to a recent report released by Moody’s credit rating agency, among the world’s top 20 economies, China, India, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey will be the fastest-growing economies of 2014.
Yes, according to a recent decision in Australia’s Fair Work Commission concerning an employee who claimed that her resignation after an altercation with her boss was unfair constructive dismissal.
While the current Ebola outbreak is a natural epidemic, the idea that the virus could be used as a bioterrorist threat has been considered.
American lawyers love using indemnification provisions in product manufacturing agreements. They love them so much that they often use them in China manufacturing contracts (OEM Agreements) even though they do not work well at all there.