In October, MAPI held its most attended webinar of the year: Transfer Pricing & Customs Valuation. In today’s cross-border business environment, transfer pricing and U.S. Customs valuation are integral, and companies must have a clear understanding of the unique requirements of each to the business.
See the most popular content from 2017; the impact of hurricanes on the economy, infrastructure investment, encouraging diversity and inclusion in the workforce, the impacts of the GDPR, and the new language of digital.
Global Economy, Competitiveness, Government Policy, Risk & Compliance, Employee Health Management, Employee Wellness, Wellness Programs, Legal, Labor & Employment Practices
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed three lawsuits against employers, arguing that their wellness programs are involuntary based on the substantial disincentives incurred for nonparticipation. The commission has not yet provided regulatory guidance on this subject.
Global Economy, Competitiveness, Government Policy, Risk & Compliance, Legal, Intellectual Property, Patents, Patent Protection
Intellectual property is the driving force and number one asset of every manufacturing company. It’s why Coke locks its secret recipe in a vault. Why Apple and Samsung pursue multiyear, multimillion-dollar litigation.
Global Economy, Competitiveness, Government Policy, Leadership, Human Resources, Employee Relations, Risk & Compliance, Legal, Labor & Employment Practices
Are the off-duty sexual activities of your employees part of your enterprise risk analysis? If not, they probably should be. Sex is a big business and its illicit progeny—sex slavery and human trafficking—are rapidly growing as well. One strategy to stop these atrocities is to dry up the customer base, which governments are attempting to accomplish by holding companies legally and financially accountable for employees' sexual activities.
Global Economy, Economic Environment, Labor, Leadership, Human Resources, Recruiting & Hiring, Risk & Compliance, Legal, Labor & Employment Practices
Colorado law's prohibits employers from terminating employees for engaging in lawful activities (marijuana possession and use) off the employer’s premises during nonworking hours unless the employer’s decision relates to a bona fide occupational qualification, the employee’s specific duties, or the employer’s efforts to avoid a conflict of interest. However, the Colorado law expressly states that marijuana legalization does not affect the right of employers to maintain a drug-free workplace.