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The Legal and Tax Effects of Doing Business Internationally

When I am speaking with international companies looking to do business in a foreign country (which sometimes means the United States), I like to start with their business plan. Most companies develop their business plans long before they decide to check with their lawyer to see where they might run into issues. They understand their

The Burdens on Spain's Immigrant Laborers

The Burdens on Spain’s Immigrant Laborers

During the summer of 2015, I found myself in the small town of Vic, Spain, located about an hour north of Barcelona in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains. Though Vic has many sights worth seeing including Roman ruins and a large central plaza, I spent most of my time in a part of town

USCIS Temporarily Extends the Validity of Green Card Medical Exams to Four Years

USCIS Temporarily Extends the Validity of Green Card Medical Exams to Four Years

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced yesterday that it is temporarily extending the validity of select medical exams from two years to four years. Immigration medical exams are part of the employment- and family-based Adjustment of Status (AOS) process, which results in the issuance of a permanent resident card (‘green card’) for applicants who

Harris Bricken Attorneys Again Recognized as Oregon and Washington Rising Stars

Harris Bricken Attorneys Again Recognized as Oregon and Washington Rising Stars

Harris Bricken is pleased to announce that attorney Nathalie Bougenies (2019-2021) was again recognized as a Rising Star in the 2021 issue of Oregon Super Lawyers in the cannabis law category. Harris Bricken is also pleased to announce that partner Hilary Bricken (2014-2021) was recognized as a Rising Star for the eighth consecutive year in

FREE Webinar Series – Urban Real Estate Development for Overseas Investors

FREE Webinar Series – Urban Real Estate Development for Overseas Investors

WATCH HERE!  The U.S. urban real estate market continues to be among the most active and lucrative investment opportunities for non-U.S. investors due to the strong rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic and the continued migration of businesses into urban areas.  With the significant potential of urban real estate, comes a highly competitive and localized investment environment. It is critical to have a comprehensive understanding

Doing Business in India: An Overview of Legal Considerations

WSBA Webinar – Doing Business in India: An Overview of Legal Considerations

REGISTER HERE! Interested in doing business in India? Join Harris Bricken attorney Jonathan Bench (Seattle) and DSK Legal partner Saloni Mody (Mumbai), DSK Legal associate partners Jayesh Kothari (Mumbai) and Pranav Vyas (New Delhi) on Wednesday, July 7th at 10am PT/ 1pm ET as they discuss key legal considerations for U.S. and international companies interested

FREE Webinar Series – Urban Real Estate Development for Overseas Investors

WATCH HERE!  The U.S. urban real estate market continues to be among the most active and lucrative investment opportunities for non-U.S. investors due to the strong rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic and the continued migration of businesses into urban areas.  With the significant potential of urban real estate, comes a highly competitive and localized investment environment. It is critical to have a comprehensive understanding

Harris Bricken Attorneys Recognized as Southern California Rising Stars

Harris Bricken Attorneys Recognized as Southern California Rising Stars

Harris Bricken is pleased to announce attorney Hilary Bricken (2019-2021) is recognized as a Rising Star for the third consecutive year and attorneys Griffen Thorne and Jihee Ahn are recognized as Rising Stars for the first time in Super Lawyers’ 2021 Southern California issue. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of