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Mad Max II

Max Schrems has spoiled US plans for dealing with data from European countries for a second time. On 15th July, the CJEU issued a judgment which invalidated the U.S. Privacy Shield. This had previously enabled data transfers between the U.S. and the EU without the need for any alternative transfer mechanisms. 

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Update on U.S. Visas and Immigration

So far in 2020 we have seen a slew of proclamations from the President restricting legal travel and immigration to the United States. Here is a quick summary of where we are now (current as of 30 June 2020). This is not an exhaustive list, but includes the most widely relevant restrictions.

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Digital Deals – How to sign documents without leaving your house

While the UK may be in lockdown, that does not mean that life cannot continue and the business world must stop, if anything it is even more important now that we continue to press on with business transactions and embrace technology to help us do this.

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U.S. Ban on Immigration: How Far Does It Go?

On Monday evening, President Trump announced on Twitter that “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens, I will be signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States!”

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Doing Business in the U.S. – Forming a U.S. Entity

This post describes practical steps and issues to consider when setting up a U.S. entity to conduct your business’ U.S. operations. Doing business in the U.S. can be a complex and daunting process. MBM Commercial offers sophisticated U.S. law capability to help when expanding into U.S. markets or transacting with U.S. businesses. We work locally to support clients globally in corporate and commercial transactions.Once you have decided that a U.S. entity is appropriate for your businessthere are various principal steps involved in establishing a new U.S. entity. To find out more about these in detail, please see our US Transactions - US Lawyer in Edinburgh, Scotland page here. 
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