Global and Mobile: Employing an International Workforce

Thursday, January 27 06:00 AM GMT to 06:00 AM GMT

Employers operating outside the U.S. face increasing challenges as countries around the world tighten employment and immigration laws governing third-country nationals who are conducting business and working within their borders. We will address the myriad laws and policies companies should consider to avoid costly pitfalls with global assignments and business trips. We will also offer best practices to address the top ten global employment and immigration issues, including:

  • Starting operations in a new country

  • Business trips - avoiding the "Accidental Ex-Pat" syndrome

  • Ex-Pat employment contracts

  • Visas and work permits

  • Quota restrictions

  • Employee leasing and other global employment arrangements

  • Tax and benefits issues

  • Corporate compliance with increasingly restrictive laws

  • Corporate restructuring and global assignments

  • Terminating employment abroad

SPEAKERS:Erika Collins, Partner - Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLPDeborah Marlowe, Partner - Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

DATE & LOCATION:Wednesday, January 26, 2011Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP75 East 55th Street, New York, NY 10022

AGENDA:Continental Breakfast at 8:00 a.m.Program from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Cost: Complimentary

For Event Questions: Please contact Anne Marie Ruff Grewal at 213.683.6337 / annemariegrewal@paulhastings.com or Jenica Liu at 415.743.9626 / jliu@balglobal.com.

MCLE Credit: PendingHRCI Credit: Pending

The Global Personnel Alliance (GPA) is a forum for internationally active companies interested in global personnel mobility. GPA was formed to provide companies with the opportunity to discuss best practices and common issues, and to seek resolution of shared problems. GPA includes companies and business organizations in a wide range of industries.

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