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USCIS Extends Suspension of H-1B Premium Processing and Increases Premium Processing Filing Fee

USCIS Extends Suspension of H-1B Premium Processing and Increases Premium Processing Filing Fee On August 29, 2018, the United States Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced that its suspension of Premium Processing for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions will be extended to February 19, 2019. Originally,

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Tips for Staying Ahead of GDPR Compliance

Tips for Staying Ahead of GDPR Compliance by Angela Schulz, Associate Attorney Many individuals and business leaders are likely already familiar with the sweeping changes in international privacy and data collection standards, not just from international news media outlets, but also from our previous articles on Europe’s General

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Entschädigungsansprüche in Geld bei Flugverspätungen: Ein Vergleich zwischen dem europäischen und dem US-amerikanischen Recht

Entschädigungsansprüche in Geld bei Flugverspätungen: Ein Vergleich zwischen dem europäischen und dem US-amerikanischen Recht Seit der Verordnung (EG) Nr. 261/2004 des Europäischen Parlaments sind die Entschädigungsansprüche in Geld bei Flugverspätungen, soweit das europäische Recht Anwendung findet, näher definiert. In den USA besteht hingegen keine Verpflichtung, bei Flugverspätungen

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The BridgehouseLaw® Queen City Scavenger Hunt

The BridgehouseLaw® Queen City Scavenger Hunt Use the following clues to find items and complete as many of the challenges as possible before time is up. All items will be found North of College Street and will not require leaving downtown Charlotte. Tasks can be completed in

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NEW WAVE of NAZI TRIALS BEGINS THIS SUMMER

A new wave of Nazi trials is cropping up in Europe. Trials of SS guards at Stutthof, Auschwitz, Majdanek, and Buchenwald are set to begin as soon as this Summer, followed by trials beginning into 2019. These new trials may include new charges, including attempted murder and

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US Supreme Court Upholds Arbitration Provisions for Employment Contracts

On May 21, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that companies may continue to use arbitration clauses in employment contracts which could affect approximately 25 million employment contracts. The case is the latest attempt by the court to determine the extent to which

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Immigration Update

The Department of Homeland Security announced on May 29, 2018 that it plans to end the immigration parole program for international entrepreneurs because “this program is not the appropriate vehicle for attracting and retaining international entrepreneurs and does not adequately protect U.S. investors and U.S. workers employed

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Transparenz im USA-Geschäft – Notwendiges Übel oder Wettbewerbsvorteil?

Die USA und Deutschland sind seit langem gute Geschäfts- und Handelspartner. Trotz oder gerade wegen der neuen Regierung wachsen die bilateralen Handelsbeziehungen und sind – trotz der gegenwärtigen Spannungen im Zollstreit – stärker denn je. Viele deutsche Unternehmen gehen in die USA, um dort Niederlassungen zu etablieren,

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Mitfahrgelegenheitsapp UberPop kann in EU-Ländern verboten werden

Verbot von UberPop in Europäischen Ländern ist rechtmäßig gemäß einem Urteil des Europäischen Gerichtshof. UberPop ist eine App für Smartphones, die Mitfahrgelegenheiten bei privaten Autofahrern vermittelt. In Deutschland musste der UberPop-Dienst eingestellt werden, und Frankreich startete gegen UberPop ein Strafverfahren, welches die Personenbeförderung durch Privatleute über UberPop in Frankreich verboten hatte. In der nächsten Instanz entschied

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David Copperfield Reveals Magic Trick In Court

  Magicians are known for never revealing the secret behind their magic tricks. In April 2018, however, the world’s highest-paid magician, David Copperfield, had to reveal his “Lucky #13” trick in a Nevada court, where he and the Las Vegas MGM resort were sued for negligence by

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