Biden-Harris Offers a Chance for an Immigration

Biden-Harris Offers a Chance for an Immigration Reset, Part 3

This is part 3 of a series of blog posts on the likely implications of a Biden Presidency on U.S. immigration policy. Read the first post here. Read the second post here. Read the fourth post here.   President-elect Joe Biden was sworn in as the nation’s 46th president today. In the days since his

Spain Tightens FDI Rules as COVID-19 Support Measure for Domestic Companies

Spain Tightens FDI Rules as COVID-19 Support Measure for Domestic Companies

On November 17, 2020, Spain issued Royal Decree-Law 34/2020, which extends extraordinary measures that provide protection for Spanish companies at risk of takeover or acquisition by foreign investors due to the economic impact of COVID-19. The legislation is aimed especially at protecting Spanish companies operating in sectors the government deems strategic, e.g. critical technologies, “essential

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

What to do When U.S. Customs is Coming After You

Years ago, in Importing Goods From China: The Risks Are Rising, I wrote about how companies can recognize impending antidumping (AD) or countervailing duty (CVD) petitions. In this post I address what you as an importer, exporter or foreign producer should do if you see an AD/CVD storm looming. The first thing you should do is determine whether

U.S. immigration

Biden-Harris Offers a Chance for an Immigration Reset, Part 2

This is part 2 of a series of blog posts on the likely implications of a Biden Presidency on U.S. immigration policy. Read the first post here. Read the third post here. Read the fourth post here.   The mission of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is to administer “the nation’s lawful immigration

U.S. Employment

U.S. Employment Law for Foreign Companies

With a GDP of $20 trillion and a population of 325 million people, the United States is the world’s largest consumer market. Household spending is the highest in the world, accounting for more than a quarter of global household consumption, and free trade agreements with 20 countries provide enhanced access to hundreds of millions of

u.s. immigration

Biden-Harris Offers a Chance for an Immigration Reset, Part 1

This is part 1 of a series of blog posts on the likely implications of a Biden Presidency on U.S. immigration policy. Read the second post here. Read the third post here. Read the fourth post here.   Inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty, which has been a beacon of hope for

Global Law and Business Podcast – Mark McLawhorn (Hong Kong and South Carolina)

Listen HERE or stream on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, or Soundcloud! The large-scale shift to telework brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic is prompting businesses around the world to explore new avenues to engage with clients and friends. Harris Bricken is no exception, and we are proud to announce our new podcast series: Global Law and Business, hosted