Santa Fe Reports Random Checks by Shanghai Police Enforcing Residence Registration

April 23, 2014: The Santa Fe Group has reported that Shanghai local police are ramping up stricter enforcement on residential registration of foreign nationals and All Points recommends that HR’s communicate this within their organizations. Registrations have long been required upon a foreign national’s arrival in the country. However, enforcement was not always predictable, and […]

Quebec and Real Estate Appraisals Keep Calm and Carry On

March 24, 2014: Relocation professionals and Human Resources departments responsible for domestic Canadian mobility should be aware that some appraisers are making negative forecasting adjustments on properties in predominately Anglophone real estate markets in the Greater Montreal area, due to the possibility of a PQ majority government after the election next month. First, it should […]

Changes to LMO Process Means Canadian Corporations should Centralize Immigration Compliance

February 4, 2014: On December 31, 2013, Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR)’s previously announced amendments were implemented. Compliance obligations have been increased substantially. While many of these obligations were in place before, these have been made stricter, and of longer duration. In addition, immigration officials have been provided with considerable power to investigate […]