October 4th, 2015,
marked a new era of “potentially” improved trade for U.S. Businesses with members
of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is a trade agreement among 12
countries on the Pacific Rim. Member countries include: USA, Australia, Brunei
Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan,...
Employers should consider whether they are on track to
comply with Sections 6055 and 6056 reporting requirements under the Affordable
Care Act. Although IRS Forms 1094 and 1095 are not due until February 29, 2016
(March 31 if filed electronically), preparation of the...
On September 21, 2015, the U.S. Departments of Commerce
and Treasury published the most expansive exemptions to the Cuban embargo since
President Obama commenced the process to liberalize engagement with Cuba in
December of 2014. Like the regulations
issued in January of this...