Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce that partners Joseph M. Goldstein, Arthur J. Menor and Francis E. Rodriguez have been selected as South Florida Power Leaders by the South Florida Business Journal. This year’s list reflects a “dynamic regional marketplace” and highlights leaders from South Florida’s private, public and civic sectors who have steered their companies to prosperity and helped the region thrive.
Las Vegas, February 6, 2018: A new book providing an overview of laws and regulations governing the construction industry and design profession in Nevada is available. Nevada Construction Law is a 254-page volume co-authored by attorneys Brian Pezzillo and Jennifer Lloyd of Howard & Howard in Las Vegas.
In the months following Donald Trump’s inauguration, those interested in the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) waited anxiously for the new President to fill key positions that would allow the Board to reconsider many of the actions of the past eight years. Over the last six months, the Board has begun to revisit, and overrule, several union-friendly and pro-employee Obama-era Board decisions. The Board’s new General Counsel has also given clear guidance as to where else employers can expect to see his office pursue further changes in how the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA” or “Act”) will be interpreted and enforced.
Numerous tax advantages can be gained if someone switches to being subject to the tax laws of another country (i.e. changes his tax residency). Although the country in which a private individual has residence is not a matter of choice, with careful planning of his personal circumstances it is possible to influence where he is taxed. And this affects anyone who takes on work abroad, whether for a short or a longer period.
Nowadays many of our compatriots are trying their luck abroad, and it’s also at least as common for foreign citizens to settle for relatively long periods in Hungary. Everybody has a different attitude to staying abroad: some are already planning their return home as they pack their suitcase, some get homesick later during their stay, while others really do settle in to live their life abroad for the long haul. But all these circumstances can have a major impact on your tax payment obligations: it certainly makes a difference whether somebody’s income is subject to the 45% tax burden of the United Kingdom, the 15% rate applied in Hungary, or the 0% of Dubai.
We’re thrilled to welcome a new member in Luxembourg, joining our current member, Lutgen + Associes.
Bouchoms & Braesch is an independent law firm serving business clientele such as private organisations, family businesses and public entities.
On January 18 2018 an historical admission was made and reliably reported upon in a leading Bahamian daily. It was an historic admission with legal implications with little equal. Neil Hartnell, Tribune Business Editor, quoted the Lead negotiator for the Bahamas’ WTO (World Trade organization) negotiating team as asserting that the Government’s ability to protect Bahamian companies from foreign competition was “long gone.’ It was a stark admission having regard for and its source and its constitutional, legal, social and political implications. The Lead negotiator, by way of a detailed interview, further admonished businesses to think bigger for survival. Businesses were put on notice to take a more” global look at how you do business”. Look beyond this nations borders they were told and “sell to the world “.
Today marks the start of International Networking Week, and as you can imagine, that’s something we at the International Lawyers Network are pretty excited and passionate about. We’ve sent out a challenge to our membership to increase their own networks by reaching out to someone that they don’t know well to deepen that relationship, and over the course of this week, I’ll be sharing some best practices for networking with you. I also invite you to share your own networking tips here for a chance to be featured on the blog!
A technical delegation from China will visit Panama to meet with representatives of the Government to examine the commercial markets of both countries, with the purpose of entering into a feasibility arrangement, prior to the negotiations of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade, Néstor González, commented during a press conference. that a few weeks ago a similar meeting was held in Beijing with the Chinese Ministry of Commerce to advance the feasibility study.