Tax reform for 2018 Earlier this week, Congress passed the most significant overhaul of the tax code since 1986. Among many other changes, the new tax bill creates new income tax rates and brackets for individuals, limits the state and local tax deduction, provides a new deduction for non-corporate taxpayers with qualified business income from […]
Form I-9, used in the employment eligibility verification process, contain employee personal data. As noted in guidance recently provided by the American Immigration Lawyers Association to its members, I-9s should be properly safeguarded as information on it could be determined to be “personally identifiable information,” under either federal and/or state privacy provisions.
On December 4, the SEC posted a notice that it had approved an NYSE rule change concerning the timing of post-trading announcements. The SEC originally posted the rule change in August but withdrew it in October, following an NYSE request to amend the original rule. The new rule prohibits a listed company from issuing material […]
Florida appears to be the first state to adopt the new model rule and distinguishes itself as a hospitable environment for incoming foreign investment and trade.
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced her decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status designation for Haiti with a delayed effective date of 18 months to allow for an orderly transition before the designation terminates on July 22, 2019.
The policy signals increased ISS focus on gender pay equity, diversity, excessive director compensation, and disclosure of shareholder engagement, to name just a few highlights.
Nicaraguans and Hondurans with Temporary Protected Status will continue to be required to reapply for Employment Authorization Documents in order to continue working legally in the United States until the end of the respective termination or extension periods.
ICE Director Thomas Homan calls for significant increase in worksite inspections Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director, Thomas Homan, has announced his plan to significantly increase worksite inspections. While speaking at the Heritage Foundation on October 17, 2017, Acting Director Homan said he has instructed Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the investigative unit of ICE, […]
The two emergency rules – Nursing Home Emergency Power Plan; and Procedures Regarding Emergency Environmental Control for Assisted Living Facilities – required compliance by Nov. 15, 2017.
A September 29, 2017, decision from the First District Court of Appeal appears to have effectively pulled the shade on a portion of the government procurement decision-making process.