Complete Immigration Review Avoids Unwelcome Surprises
No big merger would ever be consummated without a comprehensive due diligence analysis. Yet while prudent deal makers will always conduct a thorough financial analysis of a prospective merger partner, an issue that has become critical in today’s global economy often gets little pre-merger consideration: immigration compliance.
The lack of adequate immigration due diligence can have serious repercussions for any major corporate restructuring, whether it occurs by way of a merger, acquisition, asset sale, stock sale, joint venture or spinoff. If immigration considerations are not assessed in advance, employees who are crucial to the company’s success could suddenly discover that the change in corporate structure has invalidated their authorization to continue working in the United States. [Read more…]
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