Member News

New IRS Procedure Provides Favorable Path for Non-Compliant Expatriates to Become Tax Compliant

Monday, September 16th, 2019

In the “Relief Procedures for Certain Former Citizens” and accompanying FAQs, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides a simplified pathway for certain non-compliant U.S. citizens who expatriated after March 18, 2010, to become U.S. tax and reporting compliant. In short, under this new procedure, U.S. citizens who expatriated, were non-willful in their failure to file […]

How Safe Is That Harbor? The Impact of the Defend Trade Secrets Act’s Whistleblower Immunity Provision on a Trade Secret Owner’s Ability to Protect Its Trade Secrets

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Imagine that your company has just commenced an internal compliance investigation in response to an allegation that the company is violating various federal laws. The next day, a longtime employee with access to the company’s crucial trade secrets is seen removing duffle bags of documents. Moreover, the IT department examines his network activity and reports […]

Vulcan Insight Analysis of the latest EU Developments 9-13 September 2019

Friday, September 13th, 2019

New College of European Commissioners announced On 10 September European Commission President-elect Ursula Von der Leyen presented her new team of Commissioners-designate, as well as a revamped structure for the institution. The key issues the Von der Leyen Commission will seek to address include changes in climate, technology and demographics. Von der Leyen was keen […]

Switzerland: Making a Splash in the World of R&D

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

One of the most important pillars of the relationship between the so-called “sister republics” of Switzerland and the United States is Switzerland’s strong economic footprint in the U.S. Did you know that this year the Global Innovation Index ranked Switzerland as the champion in innovation for the ninth year in a row? Yes, both Switzerland […]

Transparency—A Key Corporate Component for Millennials and Gen Z

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

By Joanna Massey, President & CEO, JDMA Inc. To attract and keep young employees, few things are as vital to today’s companies as transparency. Frankly, that is true of all human communications. Human beings have intuition and we can sense when people are withholding themselves from us. Regardless of whether it is a professional negotiation or […]

Tariffs: How to Apply for an Exclusion Request

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

As The Toy Association continues its aggressive advocacy and media campaign about the harmful impacts of tariffs on toys, members are encouraged to participate in an upcoming webinar that will detail how companies can apply for product-specific exclusions from the tariffs. “Tariffs on Toys: How to Apply for an Exclusion Request” will take place Wednesday, September […]

New York and New Jersey Ban Salary Inquiries

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

By Leigh H. McMonigle | Associate | Pepper Hamilton The growing trend to eliminate inquiries into a job applicant’s salary history continues. In July, New York and New Jersey became the latest states to enact legislation that will restrict employers from obtaining and utilizing an applicant’s salary history information during the hiring process. New York’s […]

[On-Demand Webinar] Tracking International Business Trips to Protect Your Organization

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Keeping track of your employees’ international business trips is a critical, often overlooked component of operating a multinational organization. Business trips are short-term expat assignments, and they are often wrongly dismissed as low- or no-risk, which can prove costly.   Many companies, for example, unknowingly trigger a taxable presence in another country by sending an employee […]

Managing Millennials: Tips and Downfalls

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Millennials are often treated as if they are some special generation that requires extra care, but they are no different from the Woodstock idealists and those that came before them. The unifying characteristic of Millennials is they want to change, and the world and they want to do it NOW. Knowing this is essential to […]

RPJ Featured in 2019 “New York’s Women Leaders in the Law” IN PRINT TODAY!

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Today, Reavis Page Jump LLP takes center stage in the just-published 2019 “New York‘s Women Leaders in the Law” supplement to the New York Law Journal and New York Magazine. Each year, the supplement features the city’s top women-led firms that are doing outstanding work and driving women’s leadership in the legal field. Featured on this year’s cover, RPJ gets premiere billing. “Women Leaders […]