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The videos linked below cover key global immigration and mobility topics. They are designed to give a brief and easy-to-understand overview of important topics relevant to the management of a global workforce.

Asia Pacific: Are Your Employees Considering Year-End Travel? Here’s What Your Company and They Should Know (16 December 2020)
Vivien Yu, Thuy Hang Nguyen, Zhao Yang Ng and Janna Jung discuss the challenges of employee travel into and out of Australia, Singapore and Vietnam during the holiday season.

Europe: Are Your Employees Considering Year-End Travel? Here’s What Your Company and They Should Know (9 December 2020)
Tony Haque, Ilya Hoekerd and Pamela Mafuz discuss the challenges of employee travel into and out of the Netherlands, Spain and the UK during this holiday season.

North America: Are Your Employees Considering Year-End Travel? Here’s What Your Company and They Should Know (18 November 2020)
Matt Gorman, Ginger Partee and Stephanie MacIntosh discuss the challenges of employee travel into and out of the US and Canada during the upcoming holiday season.

Extended Remote Workforce (18 June 2020)
As companies begin to reopen, a new trend has emerged: the idea of permanently remote employees. Our attorneys explore cross-border issues and challenges US employers face with employees working remotely from locations outside their home countries.

The Next Normal in Spain, the Netherlands and the UK (15 June 2020)
Our Global Immigration & Mobility lawyers from Spain, the Netherlands and the UK explore the current landscape and anticipated challenges employers will face with employee travel and immigration processes.

The Next Normal in Asia Pacific (3 June 2020)
Our Global Immigration & Mobility lawyers from Australia, Hong Kong/China and Singapore explore the current landscape and anticipated challenges employers will face with employee travel and immigration processes.

The Next Normal in Canada, Mexico and US (27 May 2020)
Our Global Immigration & Mobility lawyers from the US, Canada and Mexico explore the current landscape and anticipated challenges employers will face with employee travel and immigration processes.

The Global Mobility Minute – What is the Difference Between Tax Equalization and Tax Protection?
Kerry Weinger answers the question.

The Global Mobility Minute – What Do I Need to Know When Assigning Employees to Work In Mexico? 
Liliana Hernandez-Salgado answers the question.

The Global Mobility Minute – Do Equity Awards Raise Special Issues for Mobile Employees?
Aimee Soodan answers the question.

The Global Mobility Minute – Can US Border Officers Really Take My Cellphone?
Melissa Allchin talks about whether US Border officers really can take and search your cellphone.

The Global Mobility Minute – Accidental Expat
Kerry Weinger explains what accidental expats are and why companies should be concerned.

The Global Mobility Minute – What Is a Totalization Agreement?
Narendra Acharya explains what totalization agreements are and why companies rely on them.

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Grant Uhler, an associate in Baker McKenzie's North American Compensation and Employment Law Practice Group, represents and advises multinational employers in the areas of US and international employee mobility and global employment law. Mr. Uhler has particular expertise dealing with a variety of cross-border compensation and employment matters, including those pertaining to cross-border transactions, cross-border employee assignments and transfers, US and international expatriate taxation, and corporate expansions and contractions.a

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Melissa Allchin is an Attorney in Baker McKenzie's Employment and Compensation Practice with more than eleven years of experience in corporate immigration law. She routinely advises multinational and domestic clients on the strategy, requirements, and procedures to secure visas and work and residence permits and satisfy employment eligibility and other immigration-related regulatory requirements for a global workforce. Melissa frequently speaks on global and US immigration and immigration compliance issues at Firm and client events geared towards global mobility, human resources, and legal professionals. She has been a Member of the Firm's Pro Bono and Diversity Committees.a

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Narendra Acharya focuses his practice on matters relating to US and international employee benefits and executive compensation — including global stock plans and pensions, as well as matters pertaining to pensions, executive compensation and employment issues in mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Acharya has particular expertise dealing with cross-border compensation issues, including issues raised in corporate reorganizations and inversion transactions. Mr. Acharya has been selected as a BTI Client Service All Star, which recognizes "innovative attorneys who are leveraging market changes to stand out with corporate counsel and deliver superior client service."

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Matthew Gorman is an associate in the Global Immigration & Mobility practice of Baker McKenzie's Chicago office. Matthew advises on corporate and employment-based immigration law, including work visa petitions, permanent residence and permanent employment certification applications. He also advises on issues of admissibility, waivers and motions to reopen/reconsider. Matthew represents pro bono clients before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in matters relating to naturalization, appeals and VAWA.

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Liliana Hernandez-Salgado is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Mexico City office. Named a Rising Star in The Legal 500 2019 review, she counsels clients on matters related to labor and employment law. Liliana has 12 years' experience in providing domestic and cross-border strategic consulting as well as advice on employment and compensation matters. She has vast knowledge in areas of employment law associated with corporate reorganizations and mergers and acquisitions.

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Aimee Soodan has experience in all areas of compensation and benefits with a concentration in US and international equity and executive compensation and provides holistic advice and counseling on all compensation and incentive arrangements, both for employees in and outside the United States. She is exceptionally well-versed with respect to the tax, legal and administrative aspects of global equity programs. Ms. Soodan is Director of the Global Equity Organization's US Midwest Chapter, serves on the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals’ Executive Advisory Committee and is an adjunct professor at the Center for Tax Law & Employee Benefits at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

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Zhao Yang Ng is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Singapore office.

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Catherine Fitzpatrick is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Australian Immigration team and a registered migration agent (MARN: 1791580).

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Hanna Jung is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Australian Immigration team and a registered migration agent (MARN: 1278157).

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Vivien Yu is a registered foreign lawyer in the Firm’s Employment practice group based in Hong Kong. She has over 11 years of immigration law experience in Hong Kong and overseas. Vivien is a qualified solicitor and a Registered Migration Agent in Australia. She has been with Baker McKenzie for over 8 years, leading the Greater China Immigration practice since 2013. Vivien is a registered Migration Agent with the Australian Government's Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority.

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Ginger Partee represents multinational companies engaged in the global movement of personnel. She has co-authored multiple chapters on US immigration law and policy for human resource and employment compliance manuals, and is editor of Baker & McKenzie’s US Business Immigration Manual. She is also actively involved in the Firm’s pro bono and community service programs.

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David M. Serwer represents and advises employers in legal matters related to the global transfer of personnel. He is a frequent speaker on topics relating to US immigration law and compliance, and has written numerous articles for US and international publications. Mr. Serwer is editor of Baker & McKenzie’s Global Immigration & Mobility Update, and was co-author of the United States Business Immigration Manual. He is also actively engaged in pro bono legal work, managing and directing 2-3 naturalization clinics per year and represents 10-20 naturalization applications each year at naturalization hearings.

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Susan Eandi is the head of Baker McKenzie's Global Employment and Labor Law practice group for North America, and chair of the California Labor & Employment practice group. She speaks regularly for organizations including ACC, Bloomberg, and M&A Counsel. Susan has been published extensively in various external legal publications in addition to handbooks/magazines published by the Firm. Susan has been recognized as a leader in employment law by The Daily Journal, Legal 500, PLC and is a Chambers ranked attorney.

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Ilya Hoekerd is the head of Baker McKenzie Amsterdam’s Immigration Desk. He practices in the areas of individual and collective employment and labor law, immigration law or global mobility, data protection law and mediation or alternative dispute resolution. Ilya regularly assists and advises high-profile employees, as well as local Dutch companies, publicly traded global multinationals and their works councils. In particular, he assists clients in multidisciplinary migration projects varying from one-off short-term business visits to the comprehensive and continuous transfer of employees.

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Tony Haque is a senior associate with over 20 years' experience advising in all areas of UK immigration and nationality work, and related European Union law. He is a member of Baker McKenzie’s Global Labor Employment and Employee Benefits Practice Group, where he advises on related corporate, tax and labor law issues, and leads the Firm's Global Immigration & Mobility department in London. Tony is an appointed member of the Law Society's Immigration Law Committee which provides expert guidance to practitioners and seeks to influence the direction of policy. He is recognized as a leader in his field by all of the main UK legal directories including Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Legal Experts, Global Counsel 3000 and A Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers.

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Richard Mills is a Senior Associate in Baker McKenzie's London office.