Business

April 12, 2018

Offshore Company: What It Really Is?

There are numerous misconceptions about the legality of an offshore company. Many people believe that an offshore company is a law-violating structure, or has been formed […]
March 27, 2018

A Marriage-Based Green Card Interview

A marriage-based Green Card interview is typically scheduled around 9 months after USCIS filing.  You can use this time to prepare well for your interview to […]
March 14, 2018

Foreign Buyers and Obtaining a Mortgage in USA

Foreign buyers who contribute for the majority of real estate purchases in major cosmopolitan areas, such as Miami, San Francisco, New York City and Los Angeles, […]
March 13, 2018

Why Do You Need a Real Estate Lawyer When Buying a Property?

Hiring an efficient real estate lawyer can save time and money! Foreigners often believe that hiring a real estate lawyer to assist with their U.S. real […]
March 13, 2018

A Living Trust

A living trust should be a mandatory tool for estate planning. A Florida living trust is a kind of a will – it defines the nature […]
March 12, 2018

Labor Certification

An employment-based immigrant visa requires a job offer from a US employer. An employer has the ability to sponsor a job-related immigration process through filing for […]
February 2, 2018

Brazil Introduces Public Hotlines and Rewards for Whistleblowers

Brazil Introduces Public Hotlines and Rewards for Whistleblowers by Marcelo Castro Alves Brazil introduced measures to facilitate the report of crimes and administrative offences. Federal Law No. […]
December 15, 2017

Can The Police Search Through Your Car Without A Warrant?

What to do if you get stopped by a police officer? First of all, do not panic. Know your First Amendment rights. Be also aware that […]
December 15, 2017

Foreign Buyers and Obtaining a Mortgage

Foreign buyers who contribute for the majority of real estate purchases in major cosmopolitan areas, such as Miami, San Francisco, New York City and Los Angeles, […]
November 6, 2017

BRAZILIAN TAX AUDITORS: UPCOMING SUPERVISION FOR THE SECOND HALF OF 2017

BRAZILIAN TAX AUDITORS: UPCOMING SUPERVISION FOR THE SECOND HALF OF 2017 by Marcelo Castro Alves Property abroad (ex: Miami) but not listed in the tax returns […]
October 30, 2017

Fifty Countries Started Automatic Fiscal Data Exchange as of September 30, 2017

Fifty Countries Started Automatic Fiscal Data Exchange as of September 30, 2017 by Marcelo Castro Alves Fifty countries started automatically exchanging tax information for their residents, […]
October 6, 2017

The Real Estate market for FOREIGN INVESTORS (Brazilians, among others)

The Real Estate market for FOREIGN INVESTORS (Brazilians, among others) by Marcelo Castro Alves For a foreign investor, the US real estate market is a tricky […]
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