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LUXEMBOURG: New Bills Passed Implementing Permit Changes

February 24, 2017

Earlier this month, Luxembourg’s parliament passed two new bills amending the rules regarding citizenship and introducing five new work and resident permit categories. Of the five new categories, one has been introduced following the implementation of the European Union (EU) Intra-Company Transfer Directive. Luxembourg is the seventh country to include the directive in its laws, […]

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UK: EU Residence Rights Amendment Dismissed by Parliament

February 13, 2017

On Wednesday 8th February, the House of Commons voted favourably to the European Union Notification of Withdrawal Bill. A number of amendments to the Bill were rejected, including a modification request to protect the residence rights enjoyed by EU citizens lawfully resident in the United Kingdom on the date of the Brexit vote (23rd June 2016). […]

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AZERBAIJAN: New Online Visa System Imminent

February 3, 2017

From January 2017, the State Agency on Public Services and Social Innovations (ASAN Centres) will begin to process electronic visitor visas through the new “ASAN Viza” system. How does the ASAN Viza system work? The e-visa will be issued for a period of stay of 30 days. Foreign nationals can apply for a new e-visa […]

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KAZAKHSTAN: Changes to Work Permits and Visa Waiver Program

January 11, 2017

Upcoming Changes to the Work Permit Regime From 1st January 2017, new rules for the issuance of work permits for Kazakhstan include the removal of the current labour market test for locally-hired applicants and the introduction of a state fee,…

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EMEA: 2016 Round-up

January 5, 2017

2016 saw big changes across the EMEA region, with the new Posted Workers and ICT Directive. Other big news across the region was that the UK voted to leave the EU and countries across the Middle East implemented stricter regulations…

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UK: Potential Deal for EU Expats to Continue Living in the UK

December 14, 2016

Many Europeans are set to be granted the right to carry on living in the UK post-Brexit, as it has been reported that most EU countries are likely to ensure "reciprocal rights" with the UK. Senior UK government figures have…

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AUSTRALIA: Tax Delayed on Australian Working Holiday 417 and 462 Visa

September 21, 2016

As part of the 2015 National Budget, the Australian Federal Government proposed to tax the earnings of Australian Working Holiday Visa holders at a much higher rate than Australian nationals. The delayed tax proposal, scheduled to come into operation on…

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VIETNAM: Visa Waiver Programme for Five European Countries Extended

July 7, 2016

The terms of the new waiver program in Vietnam include: Allow entry and residence in Vietnam of up to 15 days with no prior approval required All purposes of stay are allowed except for work The period of time between…

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Brexit and the Impact on British Football

May 13, 2016

In the first of our blog series on the potential implications of Britain exiting the EU (Brexit), we explore how this decision could impact football across the UK. The referendum is being held on 23rd June to decide whether Britain should...

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Is Europe Shifting to the Right?

November 25, 2015

Anti-Immigration and hard right parties are gaining more ground in Europe. This time it's the turn of the Sweden Democrats, a poll by YouGov suggest the far right party are now 5 points clear of any other with 26.7% of the votes. The…

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