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Global Mobility

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Global Mobility

In today's world, investors and corporate talent build their careers and business success globally. The Pearl Cohen Global Mobility Group guides the migration of both expatriates and international investors world-wide. At our uniquely internationally oriented firm, the Global Mobility team has long-standing know-how and experience in all matters related to immigration, international employment law and related tax planning issues.

We offer our clients tailor-made solutions allowing them to manage the mobility of their talent to protect both employee rights and corporate interests.

Our multidisciplinary team provides professional guidance for cross-border relocation, both incoming and outgoing. We advise our clients on:

Immigration:

  • Obtaining and advising temporary and permanent visas, internationally, and in particular regarding the US and Israel.
  • Obtaining Permanent Resident Status or strategic planning to maintain Lawful Permanent Resident Status or eligibility for naturalization (such as in the US).
  • Assistance with issues relating to U.S. citizenship, naturalization or Lawful Permanent Resident Status, resulting in the conclusion of tax filing requirements.

Employment law:

  • Advising companies regarding employer-employee status in relation to the employee’s relocation.
  • Drafting employment offers, employment agreements and relocation agreements in accordance with both domestic and foreign employment and immigration legislation.
  • Advising employees departing on a foreign assignment (e.g., obtaining visas for the employees’ family members)
  • Advising on issues associated with transfer of rights and fringe benefits to relocated employees (e.g., transfer of options between companies)

Taxation:

  • Planning and guidance of employee tax residency
  • Streamlining of cross-border income, benefits and employee options
  • Neutralization impact double taxation & departure-country issues
  • Strategic corporate and personal tax planning 'expatriations'
  • Guidance personal income tax filings and supporting opinions
  • Close coordination taxation with legal counsel both in 'host' and 'exit' countries

Clients who already rely on the experience of our Global Mobility team range from start-ups, to large international expatriation organizations and publicly traded companies.
 

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