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AUSTRALIA/SOUTH KOREA: (15 December 2014) Australia, South Korea launch trade agreement

December 16, 2014
AUSTRALIA/SOUTH KOREA: (15 December 2014) Australia, South Korea launch trade agreement

IMPACT – MEDIUM What is the change? The Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement took effect 12 December. What does the change mean? Business visitors, intra-company transferees, contractual service suppliers and executives who are nationals of Australia or South Korea will have greater access to each other’s countries. KAFTA will also end labour market testing in Australia for...

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Posted in Australia, australian, Business, FEM Global Immigration News, kafta, korean, south, stays, year |

GLOBAL: (Dec. 12, 2014) Holiday period to delay processing

December 15, 2014
GLOBAL: (Dec. 12, 2014) Holiday period to delay processing

IMPACT – MEDIUM What are the changes? Many government offices close for a number of holidays across the world at the end of the year and in early 2015. Christmas and New Year’s Day will close most government agencies for one or more days on and around Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. What does the change mean? Companies applying...

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Posted in bal, Business, close, Countries, FEM Global Immigration News, Global, jan, New, offices, Permits |

GLOBAL: (Dec. 12, 2014) Holiday period to delay processing

December 15, 2014
GLOBAL: (Dec. 12, 2014) Holiday period to delay processing

IMPACT – MEDIUM What are the changes? Many government offices close for a number of holidays across the world at the end of the year and in early 2015. Christmas and New Year’s Day will close most government agencies for one or more days on and around Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. What does the change mean? Companies applying...

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Posted in bal, Business, close, Countries, FEM Global Immigration News, Global, jan, New, offices, Permits |

GLOBAL: (Dec. 12, 2014) Holiday period to delay processing

December 15, 2014
GLOBAL: (Dec. 12, 2014) Holiday period to delay processing

IMPACT – MEDIUM What are the changes? Many government offices close for a number of holidays across the world at the end of the year and in early 2015. Christmas and New Year’s Day will close most government agencies for one or more days on and around Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. What does the change mean? Companies applying...

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Posted in bal, Business, close, Countries, FEM Global Immigration News, Global, jan, New, offices, Permits |

RUSSIA: (Dec. 12, 2014) Notification rules for employers of foreign workers to change Jan. 1

December 15, 2014
RUSSIA: (Dec. 12, 2014) Notification rules for employers of foreign workers to change Jan. 1

IMPACT – HIGH What is the change? Russia’s Federal Migration Service will change the notification rules for employers of foreign workers. What does the change mean? Employers must report the hiring or termination of a foreign employee within three business days or face fines up to 1 million rubles. Implementation timeframe: Jan 1, 2015. Visas/permits affected: All work...

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Posted in bal, Business, Employers, FEM Global Immigration News, Foreign, Global, jan, Permit, Russia, Work |

ITALY: Business visitors now face fines for not reporting presence

December 5, 2014
ITALY: Business visitors now face fines for not reporting presence

IMPACT – MEDIUM What is the change? Italy is imposing fines on foreign business visitors who do not report their presence to police within eight days of arrival. What does the change mean? Foreign business visitors, including some visa-exempt nationals, face fines if they do not comply. Implementation timeframe: Immediate and ongoing. Visas/permits affected: Short-stay visa waivers, Schengen visas...

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Posted in bal, Business, FEM Global Immigration News, fines, Foreign, Global, impact, Italy, Visitors |

AUSTRALIA/CHINA: (19 November 2014) Free Trade Agreement announced

November 20, 2014
AUSTRALIA/CHINA: (19 November 2014) Free Trade Agreement announced

IMPACT – LOW What is the change? Australia and China have completed negotiations for a China-Australia Free Trade Agreement. What does the change mean? Although the “CHAFTA” will take some time to undergo domestic debate and legal approval, the trade agreement will provide greater access for nationals of each country for intracompany transfers, providers of contractual...

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Posted in agreement, Australia, Business, chinese, contractual, Entry, FEM Global Immigration News, Immigration, investment, Visas |

AUSTRALIA/CHINA: (19 November 2014) Free Trade Agreement announced

November 20, 2014
AUSTRALIA/CHINA: (19 November 2014) Free Trade Agreement announced

IMPACT – LOW What is the change? Australia and China have completed negotiations for a China-Australia Free Trade Agreement. What does the change mean? Although the “CHAFTA” will take some time to undergo domestic debate and legal approval, the trade agreement will provide greater access for nationals of each country for intracompany transfers, providers of contractual...

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Posted in agreement, Australia, Business, chinese, contractual, Entry, FEM Global Immigration News, Immigration, investment, Visas |

PORTUGAL: (Nov. 17, 2014) ‘Golden Visa’ corruption probe causing processing delays

November 18, 2014
PORTUGAL: (Nov. 17, 2014) ‘Golden Visa’ corruption probe causing processing delays

IMPACT – MEDIUM What is the change? Portuguese police are investigating corruption in the Golden Visa program and have detained for questioning several officials, including the director of SEF, Servico de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras. What does the change mean? Applicants should expect delays in all immigration processing. Implementation timeframe: Immediate and ongoing. Visas/permits affected: All immigration services. Who...

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Posted in bal, Business, Delays, FEM Global Immigration News, Foreign, Global, Immigration, Portugal, Services |

UNITED KINGDOM: (Nov. 14, 2014) UK to expand 24-hour visa service to several more countries

November 17, 2014
UNITED KINGDOM: (Nov. 14, 2014) UK to expand 24-hour visa service to several more countries

IMPACT – HIGH What is the change? The United Kingdom will expand its 24-hour “super priority” visa service to Turkey, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, Thailand and the Philippines, as well as to the visa decision-making centers in New York and Paris. The program is already operating in China and India. What does the...

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Posted in Applications, bal, Business, FEM Global Immigration News, New, Processing, service, travelers, United Kingdom, visa |

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