Brexit Alert – Extension of the Deadline

On October 28th 2019, the European Union officially accepted the request from Prime Minister Boris Johnson for an extension of the deadline of Brexit until January 31st 2020. This extension is a flexible extension (a “flextension”) in that Brexit could also be enacted sooner, such...

BREXIT – Latest Update

Expat Partners has been closely following the developments of Brexit, as it has a very direct impact on our numerous British clients. On Saturday October 19th, Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to hold a vote with regards to his newly proposed Brexit deal. However, the...

BREXIT : No-Deal Measures For UK Nationals

1. Austria    Like all European citizens living in Austria, UK citizens who are already in Austria have already made 2 formalities in Austria:  R esidence registration ( Meldezettel ) and European registration ( EU-Anmeldebescheinigung ). In the event of a  no-deal Brexit, UK citizens will...

RUSSIA – Recent Immigration Changes

By Peregrine A bill amending the residence permit rules has been submitted to the State Duma for review. Several other changes have also recently been proposed.   Residence Permits The bill recently submitted to the State Duma proposes, among others, the following changes: New categories of foreign citizens who...

UNITED KINGDOM – Migration Advisory Committee Recommends Broadening Shortage Occupation List

By Peregrine The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) – the Home Office appointed independent immigration advisory body – has published its review of the Shortage Occupation List (SOL). Recommendations The MAC recommends adding several occupations to the SOL, including veterinarians, web designers and architects, and broadening others, including engineering, IT, the...