EXPRESS ENTRY #211 – 698 CRS POINTS – PROVINCIAL NOMINEE PROGRAM ONLY

Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held its seventh consecutive Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw. The 24th PNP draw of 2021, issued 1,032 invitations to apply (ITAs) to candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 698. The CRS score decreased by 39 points compared to the previous PNP draw held on November 24th, 2021. The PNP is aligned with […]

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GARCIA BLANCO Abogados SLP joins IR as the exclusive Immigration Law Member in Spain

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Pedro Pablo Garcia Blanco of GARCIA BLANCO Abogados SLP. Pedro has joined IR as our exclusive Immigration Law Member in Spain. He is a member of the Madrid Bar Association, an expert in Immigration and Immigration Law, immigration policies as well […]

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USA Changes COVID Requirements for Air Travel and Entry

Effective November 8, 2021, President Biden’s Proclamation 10294 eased the COVID-19 requirements for entry into the United States of noncitizens traveling by air. Regardless of the country from which they are coming, it now permits the temporary entry of fully-vaccinated noncitizen temporary visitors and workers.  By the same token, the Proclamation suspends theentry of noncitizen […]

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Halabi & Associés joins IR as the exclusive Immigration Law Member in Belgium

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Emmanuelle Halabi of Halabi & Associés. Emmanuelle has joined IR as our exclusive Immigration Law Member in Belgium. As an expert in foreigners’ law, she deals with applications for short or long-stay visas, single permits, professional cards, annuity visas, family reunification, […]

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TEN Advocaten joins IR as the exclusive Immigration Law Member in the Netherlands

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Rob van den Berg of TEN Advocaten. Rob has joined IR as our exclusive Immigration Law Member in the Netherlands. I have been working as a lawyer in migration law since 1997. An area of ​​law that is frequently in the public […]

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Studio Carlo Veronese joins IR as the exclusive Immigration Law Member in Italy

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Carlo Veronese of Studio Carlo Veronese. Carlo has joined IR as our exclusive Immigration Law Member in Italy. Carlo graduated in business and economics at Università Bocconi in Milan with a degree and founded his own firm in 1996. He is […]

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Menopause in the workplace

How does the Equality Act 2010 protect employees when going through the menopause? Menopause discrimination is largely covered under the protected characteristics of disability, sex and age. Whilst the menopause in itself does not amount to a disability, the symptoms of such can amount to a disability if they are substantial (in other words more […]

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Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA Enforcement Tools

By Olivier RIVOIRE (this Newsletter is drafted jointly with Yasmine SABETI LANGE, attorney-at-law Sabeti-Legal in Zurich) It was recently reported in the press that FINMA took several actions against certain Swiss banks and their executive managers, particularly in relation to several cases of money laundering. Financial markets supervision and money laundering Such recent FINMA decisions provide us with […]

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