These memos mandated documentation for all the locations H-1B employees will be deployed at, and how he will be supervised. The USCIS also required the employers to provide the proof of client work assignment for his H-1B period (three years that can be extended to another three). A US court pronounced these unlawful. … [Read more...] about 2020 US elections: More at stake for IT/ITeS firms as Trump goes ahead with his immigration agenda
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The issue will open on September 18 and close on September 23. The company is looking to raise money to develop software, infra, and strategic acquisition in technology space. It would also use the funds to develop a larger team, acquire assets, and for other issue expenses. … [Read more...] about IPO bonanza: SecMark Consultancy to hit D-Street, third firm to go public this month
Some companies with leases that are ending this year or next appear to be kicking the can down the road, signing short-term extensions rather than committing to typical deals that last several years. In recent weeks, NBC Universal extended a lease for a secondary office at 1221 Avenue of the Americas and the Stroock & Stroock & Lavan law firm did the same for its office downtown. But they both did so for just a year, according to Colliers. A spokeswoman for NBC Universal declined to comment and Stroock & Stroock did not return a call and multiple emails. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?
NASSCOM has urged the government to intervene immediately as it impacts the industry and remove the classification of intermediary for IT-BPM companies in a recommendation sent to the Department of Revenue and GST Council related to the issues faced by the IT-BPM industry. … [Read more...] about Industry seeks government intervention on disputes on classification of IT-BPM services as ‘intermediary’
A. Our consistent focus and prior investment on enhancing our IT systems and processes have worked well for us. It has ensured that we were able to settle down to working from home without much disruption. Our IT team and COVID response team led by our Partner, Shweta Shroff Chopra, collaborated efficiently to ensure that our people were well prepared to work from home. Across the firm, our people work using Citrix, a digital workspace platform, on their machines. That provides our people with the flexibility to work from just about anywhere they have access to the internet, while for meetings we use Microsoft teams, amongst other technological tools. The fact that we have been using virtual digital platforms for long meant our people always had a high degree of comfort level in using technology for work. … [Read more...] about Virtual Leaders | COVID-19 lockdown underscores role of technology as game changer, says SAM & Co Managing Partner Pallavi Shroff