In Jeffrey v. The British Council 2016, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) ruled that an employee who had an “exceptional degree of connection” with the United Kingdom could bring claims in the UK even though he had been working outside of the UK for over 20 years. This provides an important exception to the general… Continue Reading
This article is also authored by Valarie H. McPherson Infosys to pay $34 million as part of settlement with US government for inappropriate use of the B-1 visa It has never been clear what activities are permitted while traveling to the US as a Business Visitor within the B-1 visa classification. However, Infosys Corporation (“Infosys”)… Continue Reading
According to the Rome Convention of June 19, 1980 (applicable for employment contracts entered into with until December 16th, 2009) as well as the European Regulation 593/2008 (for employment agreements concluded afterward), if the contract sets out which law applies, the law chosen by the parties regulates the employment relationship except if it has for… Continue Reading
Money moves easily in international channels, but laws tend to get stuck at the borders. The Supreme Court has made clear that U.S. laws are presumed to be limited in their application to U.S. territory, unless Congress has specifically declared that a law is to be applied abroad.