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USCIS Suspends Interviews and Premium Processing

By: Varnum LLP. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced temporary suspension until April 1 of all in-person activities at local offices including biometric appointments, permanent residence interviews, asylum hearings and naturalization ceremonies. USCIS will send notices to affected applicants

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Public Companies

By: Smith Anderson. Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having an unprecedented impact on the world’s economy, including historic stock market declines, a virtual standstill in business and leisure travel, closures of schools and businesses and a focus on “social distancing” through remote

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Important Guidance for IRS Tax Filers

By: Varnum LLP. Due to the situation created by the coronavirus, Varnum’s tax team has been fielding questions from clients, co-workers and accountants about potential changes in the tax filing and tax payment deadlines, as well as other IRS administrative

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‘Another Step Forward’ for LGBT+ Rights

By: Boase Cohen & Collins. Boase Cohen & Collins Partner Lisa Wong has welcomed a landmark High Court ruling on a judicial review application against the government’s policy of denying legally married same-sex couples the right to apply for public

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MELCHERS Advises Skytec on the Acquisition of Loewe

By: Melchers. Skytech Group Ltd. acquired significant assets – including trademark rights – of Loewe Technologies GmbH and Loewe IP GmbH in two asset deals. Loewe, the traditional German manufacturer of consumer electronics, filed for insolvency in early May 2019.

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