Government Affairs Forums 

Worldwide ERC®’s forum meetings are open to all attendees of Worldwide ERC®’s Global Workforce Symposium. Forum meetings will have a set agenda of issues to discuss but attendees are encouraged to bring questions or other issues to the forum’s attention. These meetings are meant to be a conversation on current issues amongst industry experts. For more information, see specific Forum below.

Real Estate and Mortgage (Tuesday, 26 September 2017 at 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.)
The Real Estate and Mortgage Forum focuses on the facilitation and closing of real estate transactions in the U.S. and Canada. Currently the Real Estate and Mortgage Forum recently updated Worldwide ERC®’s STOP Documents and is monitoring issues such as the TRID (TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure) Amendments and the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) post PHH Case ruling.

Tax (Tuesday, 26 September 2017 at 3:45 to 5:15 p.m.)
The Tax Forum focuses on the impact of U.S. federal, state, and international tax laws on employee mobility. The Tax Forum is currently monitoring tax reform and different changes to the tax code being proposed.

Global (Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at 8:00 to 9:30 am)
The Global Forum focuses on non-U.S. government-related issues which impact the transfer of employees between cross-country borders. Current issues being monitored by the Global Forum include: BREXIT, EU-US Privacy Shield, EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and more.

Immigration (Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at 9:45 to 11:15 am)
The Immigration Forum focuses on opportunities to improve government policies and regulations to facilitate the worldwide relocation of corporate and government transfers. Immigration forum meetings feature an “around the world” update on changes to immigration policy around the globe.

Regulatory & Compliance (Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
The Regulatory & Compliance forum focuses on compliance with rules governing the transactions related to employee mobility while helping mobility professionals understand the specific regulatory process. The Regulatory & Compliance Forum monitors issues such as anti-bribery and corruption, information security, corporate social responsibility, economic sanctions, and CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) compliance.

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