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HRMA: "Managing the Mobile Workforce: What You Need to Know Before Arranging an International Assignment"

Jurisdiction: - All - United States
Sector: - All

I will be moderating a panel session at the Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) Tradeshow and Conference on May 2, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

The topic of the session is, "Managing the Mobile Workforce: What You Need to Know Before Arranging an International Assignment", with a focus on the immigration, tax and employment law issues associated with cross border employment. 

The three panelists are:

  1. Diane Akelaitis, CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois). Diane is a Tax partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP specializing in Global Mobility Services and is part of PwC's People and Organization group. She leads the Vancouver GMS group. The focus of her work is Canadian and US personal income tax planning and compliance for a wide range of corporate and individual clients. 
  2. Carman J. Overholt, QC is a senior litigation lawyer at Overholt Law with extensive experience in all aspects of employment law, labour relations law and civil litigation. Throughout his career he has maintained a special focus on advising employers on resolving workplace disputes. Carman works closely with senior management and human resources management professionals to ensure employers comply with legislation and to assist them in the prevention and resolution of employment disputes. Carman also advises employees on contractual matters including severance and continuing post-employment obligations.
  3. Kevin Zemp acts for corporations, industry associations and individuals in providing advice and assistance with respect to cross-border issues and immigration requirements. His practice at Zemp Law Group serves clients involved in the manufacturing, energy, high technology, telecommunications, automotive and entertainment industries, among others. Kevin is licensed to practice immigration and citizenship law in both Canada and the United States, which provides him with considerable flexibility to service clients with both Canadian and U.S. immigration and citizenship needs. Prior to his admission to the bar, Kevin was employed as a Senior Immigration Officer for the Canadian government. He has previously served as Chair of the Alberta South Section of the Canadian Bar association. He is currently serving as the Chair of the National Immigration Section of the Canadian Bar Association.

There's still time register! Go to the HRMA website.