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U.S. Tax Reform – Significant Changes for Foreign Investors

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the comprehensive tax reform bill (the “Act”) that had been passed by Congress on December 20. The Act represents the most significant reform of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code in over 30 years. The following is a high-level summary of key...

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FY-2019 H-1B “CAP” APPROACHING FAST

EARLY PLANNING AND PROCESSING IS RECOMMENDED January 17, 2018 The filing period for “new” H-1B visa petitions to be counted against the annual H-1B quota (the “H-1B cap”) for FY (“Fiscal Year”) 2019 begins on Monday, April 2, 2018. To ensure timely receipt, and to have the best chance of...

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Harry Bertschmann Featured in New York Times

Harry Bertschmann, whose work Wuersch & Gering exhibited as part of its art program in 2006/2007, was featured in an article in the January 7, 2018 Sunday Edition of the New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/05/nyregion/the-struggling-artist-at-86.html  

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Hilde Holland is interviewed on President Trump’s travel ban

Hilde Holland was interviewed on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow the enforcement of President Trump’s “travel ban.” “Donald Trump’s entry ban for people from several Muslim countries, the so-called “travel ban”, is provisionally allowed to enter into force, as the Supreme Court ruled this week. In addition, the president...

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Daniel Wuersch interviewed on acquittal of Swiss banker

Daniel A. Wuersch was interviewed by Swiss financial news site, finews, on the impact of the acquittal of Swiss Banker, Stefan Buck, in a landmark tax conspiracy case. On November 21, 2017, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York found Stefan Buck, former head...

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Wuersch & Gering Represents Schneider + Co in its Acquisition of Prime Transport Group

Wuersch & Gering represented Schneider + Co in its acquisition of the Prime Transport Group from its former owners. Schneider + Co is an international transport and logistics company based in Basel, Switzerland. Prime Transport Group is an asset-based international logistics service provider, freight forwarder and customs broker operating out of...

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U.S. Immigration Alert – Changes to U.S. Employment-Based Immigration

U.S. IMMIGRATION ALERT Changes to U.S. Employment-Based Immigration New Travel Ban Effective October 18, 2017 Changes to H-1B Program Postponement of International Entrepreneur Rule Denials of I-131 Applications Subject to International Travel In-Person Interviews for All Employment-Based Immigrant Visa Applications  Increased Administrative Processing  In carrying out the Hire American Policy formulated in...

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Wuersch & Gering Admits New Partner

The partners of Wuersch & Gering are pleased to announce the admission of Maureen R. Monaghan to our partnership. Maureen Monaghan joined our firm as a Senior Counsel in 2014.  Her practice focuses on counseling clients on federal and state individual, business and corporate taxation issues with a particular focus...

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Important Changes in U.S. Immigration

U.S. IMMIGRATION UPDATE AND HELPFUL TIPS Increased Border Scrutiny Longer Visa Processing Times Frequent Site Visits Increased Visa Scrutiny and Denial On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed the “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order, which seeks to create higher wages and employment rates for U.S. workers and protect...

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Wuersch & Gering Represents Hanse Orga Group in its Acquisition of e5 Solutions Group

Wuersch & Gering represented Hanse Orga Group in its acquisition of e5 Solutions Group from its former owners. Hanse Orga Group is the global market leader in financial automation software. e5 Solutions Group deliver best-in-class services and software add-ons that enable and augment SAP standard treasury functionality to enterprise customers...

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Wuersch & Gering Represents Hanse Orga Group in its Acquisition of Dolphin Enterprise Solutions Corporation

Wuersch & Gering represented Hanse Orga Group in its acquisition of Dolphin Enterprise Solutions Corporation from its former owners. Hanse Orga Group is the global market leader in financial automation software. Dolphin Enterprise Solutions is a leading provider of process automation and data management solutions for SAP customers.  This acquisition...

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V. David Rivkin Joins Wuersch & Gering

May 1, 2017 V. David Rivkin Joins Wuersch & Gering New York, N.Y. — Wuersch & Gering is pleased to welcome our new partner, V. David Rivkin, who joined the leadership of the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration practice. Mr. Rivkin brings with him nearly two decades of cross-border litigation, arbitration...

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Wuersch & Gering Represents Scheuch Group in its Acquisition of Schust Development

Wuersch & Gering represented Scheuch Group in its acquisition of Schust Development Inc., a leading full service air pollution control company designing, building and service large scale projects. Scheuch Group is a leading worldwide air and environmental technology company.  This acquisition marks Scheuch Group’s second acquisition in North America. Wuersch & Gering’s...

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Wuersch & Gering Wins Appeal Dismissing RICO and Fraud Case Against German Company

Wuersch & Gering won an appeal denying US jurisdiction over claims against LFoundry GmbH, a German technology company,  by our client’s bankrupt French subsidiary, LFoundry Rousset, SAS, and a class of individual French plaintiffs.  LFoundry GmbH, Atmel Corporation of California and its French subsidiary, Atmel Rousset, SAS, were sued in...

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Wuersch & Gering Represents the NSI Group in its Acquisition of MI Technologies

Wuersch & Gering represented NSI-MI Holdings, LLC (a portfolio company of Quadrant Management, Inc.) in its acquisition of MI Technologies, LLC, a leading global supplier of radio frequency and microwave products, systems and services, and the related acquisition financing transaction. In February 2015, the NSI Group acquired Nearfield Systems, Inc.,...

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Wuersch & Gering Represents Scheuch Group in its Acquisition of the Camcorp Group

Wuersch & Gering represented Scheuch Group in its acquisition of the Camcorp Group (Camcorp Holdings, Inc., Camcorp, Inc., and Camcorp Manufacturing, Inc.), who focus on the creation of cutting-edge design and engineering approaches for industrial applications. Scheuch Group is a leading worldwide air and environmental technology company.  This acquisition marks Scheuch Group’s...

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Wuersch & Gering Obtains Antitrust Summary Judgment

Wuersch & Gering recently obtained a rare antitrust summary judgment dismissing a complaint asserting Robinson-Patman Act claims.  Courts rarely dismiss antitrust claims at the summary judgment stage because the application of economic and competition law to contested facts often does not render such motions ripe for pre-trial adjudication.  In this...

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Wuersch & Gering Represents ARC Group and Quadrant Metals on its Acquisition of Advanced Forming.

Wuersch & Gering represented ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARCW) (“ARCW”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Quadrant Metals Technologies, LLC (“QMT”) in ARCW’s recent acquisition of Advanced Forming Technology, Inc. for $43 million in cash and convertible note, with acquisition financing of $25 million provided to QMT by T.D. Bank, N.A....

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Wuersch & Gering Advises Evatec on U.S. Part of its Acquisition of Oerlikon’s Advanced Technologies Segment

Wuersch & Gering Advises Evatec on U.S. Part of its Acquisition of Oerlikon’s Advanced Technologies Segment Wuersch & Gering represented Evatec Ltd. in the acquisition of Oerlikon’s Advanced Technologies business in the United States.  This acquisition was part of Evatec’s acquisition of Oerlikon Group’s global Advanced Technologies business (http://www.evatecnet.com/about-us/news-archive/acquisition-of-oerlikons-advanced-technologies-segment).  Wuersch...

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