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Harris Bricken Welcomes Robert Kossick to Its International Trade Practice

Harris Bricken welcomes international trade lawyer,  Robert M. Kossick, to its international trade practice, which provides strategic legal solutions for U.S. and international companies doing business and facing legal disputes across borders. With over twenty years of cross-border transaction experience, Robert is a board-certified international attorney and licensed customs broker whose practice has centered on

Investing in Spain Real Estate

Investing in Spain Real Estate as a Foreign Investor: The Video

For anyone who was unable to join our October 28th webinar, Investing in Spain Real Estate as a Foreign Investor, we’ve got you covered! Below, please find the full presentation for your viewing pleasure. Stay up to date on real estate investments by following The HB Blog.

MexicanMobileUsersDatabase(PANAUT) VideoUpdate

Mexican Mobile Users Database (PANAUT): The Video

Join Harris Bricken Mexico attorney, Adrián Cisneros Aguilar, as he discusses Mexico’s new government database containing all mobile user’s comprehensive sensitive and personal data, its real implications for foreign and domestic organizations and individuals, and what you can do about it before the May 31st deadline. The deadline is quickly approaching. Contact us if you

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 Secure Lifting of Forced Labor Order

Harris Bricken Attorneys Secure Lifting of Forced Labor Order

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently revoked a withhold release order (WRO) issued against one of our clients. The WRO was imposed by CBP after it received an allegation falsely claiming our client was using forced labor. Our attorneys Rodrigo Guedes Nunes (who leads our Brazil office) and Fred Rocafort were able to convincingly

Doing Business in Spain Webinar

Doing Business in Spain: The Webinar Video Replay

For anyone who was not able to join last week’s Investing and Doing Business in Spain: A Legal Perspective webinar, we’ve got you covered! Below, please find the full webinar. The visual presentations for this webinar can be found below: Investing and Doing Business in Spain: A Legal Perspective Managing Distribution Channels in Spain Foreign

Money Laundering Prevention Undermines Spanish Corporate Law

Money Laundering Prevention Undermines Spanish Corporate Law

If you consider putting down roots in Spain, either by opening your own local business or entering into contracts for which you need a Spanish tax ID or bank account, you will also need to deal with extremely strict anti-money laundering rules. Most of our foreign clients are not aware of the transparency that is

The US Border After Canada Legalized Cannabis

The US Border After Canada Legalized Cannabis

Canada’s cannabis legalization creates yet another wrinkle in the relations between the U.S. and its northern neighbor. U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions harbors a well known hatred towards anything cannabis and he clearly has no love for Canada’s Cannabis Act either. What will this mean though for Canadians who are 100% legally involved in Canada’s cannabis industry when

U.S. Real Estate Investment

What You Need to Know About Spain’s Golden Visa

Co-Authors: Nadja Vietz + Pina Espinoza A few months ago, we reconnected with an American entrepreneur friend who has lived in Asia forever. In Hong Kong, actually, and he has been politically active there, so for reasons that will be clear to you if you follow the news, he’s in the process of moving. Spain