Persuading the reluctant international assignee

When asked to take an international assignment, some employees jump at the chance, but others do not. This can be for...

 

Should Companies Include Restrictions in Assignee Contracts?

Anytime a company sends an employee on assignment, there are multiple issues to consider, although some tend to be overlooked. Among...

 

Not yet GDPR compliant? Here’s how to reduce your risk

In just a few short weeks, more than two years after being approved by the EU Parliament, a strict new regulation...

 

Looking for immigration info online? Watch your step!

Searching for information online can be enormously helpful — except when it’s not. One area where it’s especially ill-advised is immigration....

 

Here Comes GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation – Is your Company Ready?

By now, if you’re a company that handles EU citizens’ private data, chances are you’re familiar with the EU’s new General...

 

Repatriation – Retaining Key Talent after the Assignment

Although long term assignments for key talent are less common than they once were – having been replaced by less expensive...

The End of Germany’s “Golden Bridge” – No More Preferred Immigration Treatment for American Expats

Until just a couple of years ago, U.S. citizens wishing to live and work in Germany were viewed as second citizens...

 

Non-Compete Clauses – Are They Worth It?

To protect their business interests and prevent employees from working for competitors, some companies place restrictive covenants – non-compete clauses —...

 

Non-Compete Clauses – A Waste of Time or Worth the Effort?

Non-Compete Clauses – A Waste of Time or Worth the Effort? Some companies believe they’re needed. In such instances, it’s important to consider the factors that can impact their validity. These include: