On September 12, proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis issued a release indicating that it will incorporate guidance on material environmental, social and governance matters from the Sustainability Accountability Standards Board in several of its research and advisory products.
State Department Announces Oversubscription of September Employment-Based Second and Third Preference CategoriesCategory: Legal Update, News
The Department of State’s Visa Bulletin for September 2018 announced oversubscription of employment-based visa numbers in several categories.
USCIS Extends, Expands Suspension of Premium Processing for Certain H-1B Petitions - Increases Premium Processing FeeCategory: Legal Update, News
USCIS announced that it is extending the temporary suspension of premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions and, beginning September 11, 2018.
The DOS announced that the worldwide limits on the highest-preference green cards, EB-1s, were reached for the fiscal year.
USCIS has published a revised final policy memorandum related to unlawful presence after considering feedback received during a 30-day public comment period.
USCIS has begun accepting copies of negative consultation letters directly from labor unions relating to a current or future O nonimmigrant visa petition request.
Similar to players in baseball, patent applicants, when given more paths to choose from, can have greater potential for success.
Individuals or companies with undisclosed foreign financial assets or income have until September 28, 2018 to enter the IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program.
Fredrikson & Byron Wins Turnaround Management Association’s 2018 Transaction of the Year and Non-Profit Turnaround of the Year AwardsCategory: Awards & Rankings, Firm Awards, News
Fredrikson & Byron won two 2018 national awards from the Turnaround Management Association.
Brian T. Benkstein has joined Fredrikson & Byron as a shareholder in the firm’s Employment & Labor, Employment & Labor Litigation and Labor Management Relations Groups.