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Immigration in Australia

In a global and competitive labour market, businesses need immigration solutions that fit with their commercial objectives. Baker & McKenzie is the among the premier advisers in immigration compliance.

We are known for quality client service.  This includes providing clients with efficient visa processing services supplemented by sound commercial advice. Immigration laws are changing rapidly. Employers are now exposed to rigorous monitoring procedures and the potential for prosecution.

Baker & McKenzie’s advice is proactive, strategic and grounded in legal compliance and risk management. Our team of qualified lawyers and migration agents understand the complexities of Australian immigration law and what needs to be done. A combination of world-class legal skills, recognised industry experience and a proactive approach to individual business needs enables us to offer cost-effective services without compromising quality.

Our Australian capability is boosted by our global experience. Baker& McKenzie has offices around the world, providing immigration lawyers and other professionals with vast global experience. Our clients range from small start-ups to established names. We act for clients across all industry sectors including the financial services, IT, transport, mining and resources, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and retail sectors.

 

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Commercial and non-commercial organizations including representative offices and affiliates based in Russia are now legally required to develop, communicate and implement anti-corruption policies to their employees.
The Ministry of Labor issued a formal proposal for oil and gas companies to join the Federal Agreement on the Oil and Gas Industry and Construction of the Oil and Gas Complex of Russia for 2014–2016, or to opt out by submitting a written refusal. The agreement provides additional benefits and rights to employees and trade unions.
The Single Residence and Work Permit Act (Wet Gecombineerde vergunning voor verblijf en arbeid) will come into force on 1 April 2014. This legislative change will enable migrant workers to follow a single procedure in order to apply for a GVVA (a single document combining both the residence permit and the work permit), instead of having to follow two separate procedures.
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