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  • Botched Plastic Surgery Overseas and Legal Problems

    Plastic surgery sought through other countries could cause serious problems both in injury and legal issues when the person does not acquire what he or she wants. It is important to understand how to deal with these issues and move on to recovery for the patient when the surgery leads to instances of botched accidents and severe medical issues.

  • What Is Repatriation Tax for Multi-Nationals?

    Taxation for multinationals may come through a foreign income tax of United States based corporations for these persons and companies with increases and an entire reform of the tax system. There is over $2 trillion in earnings by these business entities that has not been taxed previously, and these new laws may increase revenue to the entire country.

  • Bank Secrecy Act and Tax Implications in the U.S.

    Reporting large cash transactions with a financial institution and verification of a customerís or clientís identity are both required to deter, prevent and avoid illegal activity as per the Bank Secrecy Act. These transactions are affected by tax forms and other processes that could lead to money laundering and terrorism in the financial world.

  • Voluntary Disclosure of Foreign Bank Accounts

    There are certain procedures necessary through the Internal Revenue Service when the owner of an estate has a foreign bank account called the Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts or FBAR. If the person with these accounts has not disclosed revenue, interest and income that has been placed in these accounts, he or she could face criminal charges.

  • Foreign Investors Face Tax Consequences in the U.S.

    When an investor from another country is working with the United States, he or she may face consequences with taxation based on what process he or she has followed. There are several ways that lead to negative impact, and this could include a failure to report income for investments outside the country when the foreign citizen resides in the United States.

  • U.N. Employee: If I Have a Harassment Claim Can I Hire an Lawyer Outside OSLA?

    Harassment claims within the United Nations Office occur just as with any other company, entity or organization. However, these offices with legal assistance usually process the issue internally with a lawyer or other legal professional assisting the person affected until the matter is resolved, and often there is no external or outside help.

  • Government Accountability Office Recommends Leasing Practice for Foreign-Owned Real Estate

    Real estate in other countries that is owned by citizens both in and from the United States is affected by taxation and other situations such as leasing practices and behavior. The Government Services Administration has proposed processes to ensure these practices are overseen and there is accountability in place for possible problems.

  • Importers Facing Whistleblower Claims under the FCA

    Importing companies are facing claims of falsely providing products that are of quality when the materials are inferior, or when the imported items have missing pieces as well as expired consumables. Through the False Claims Act, these companies could face severe penalties unless they are able to resolve the matter legally.

  • Difficulties of Modifying NAFTA

    The North American Free Trade Agreement has been the subject of possible changes through the Trump Administration, and there are difficulties in these processes as well as an argument that the proposed changes are not beneficial. The proposal states there would be a reduction in trade deficit between the United States and partners of Canada and Mexico.

  • Data Privacy Cases Pending in Front of U.S. Supreme Court

    The United States Supreme Court will decide whether American courts can issue warrants for data stored on servers overseas.

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