Citizenship refers being a member of a particular social, political, national, or human resource community.
Historically, it has been considered an ethical violation for attorneys to enter into agreements which disable their ability to practice law upon their leave from employment.
Cyprus has introduced an "economic citizenship" programme, granting accelerated citizenship to applicants who satisfy one or more of the following criteria:
Under the Civil Registry Law, 141(I) of 2002 as amended, there are three ways to acquire Cypriot citizenship.
The Cyprus Immigration Authorities have made an announcement regarding a new and accelerated procedure for the purpose of granting an Immigration Permit in Cyprus.
Stricter rules for issuing work permits to non-EU nationals in 2012 have been announced by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.
A number of changes have been introduced affecting non-EU nationals entering and remaining in the Czech Republic.
From 27 March 2009, new rules are in force significantly limiting access for non-EU nationals to the Czech labour market.
From 1 January 2009, an integrated residency and work permit
(Green Card) system has been introduced for employees from 12
On 31 July 2012, a mere two months after the General Court handed down its judgment in the MasterCard case, the European Commission (the "Commission") sent a supplementary statement of objections ("SSO") to Visa in relation to the multilateral fall-back interchange fees ("MIFs") it charges for transactions with consumer credit cards in the European Economic Area ("EEA") and domestic point of sale transactions in eight EU Member States
On August 1, 2012, the German act implementing the EU directive on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purpose of highly qualified employment became effective in Germany.
According to the Greek Law 3386/2005 for the "Codification of Legislation on the Entry, Residence and Social Integration of Third-Country Nationals on the Greek Territory", the Greek government gives the option to third-country nationals to issue a residence permit in Greece on the basis that they are financially independent persons.
Any person who has commenced employment in Guernsey since 1 December 1989 must possess a Right to Work document.
The Department of Justice, Equality and Defence (the "Department") has recently introduced two new immigration initiatives aimed at facilitating non-EEA migrant entrepreneurs and investors who, in return for permission to reside in the State, are prepared to invest in Ireland.
The financial services sector has over the past twenty years been one of the pillars of the Irish economy while it has enjoyed unprecedented growth.
Since March 11, 2012 the "Regulations and Terms for Issuing Permits to Expatriate Employees for the Provision of Employment and to Employers for the Employment of Foreign Nationals" have come into effect in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
"Promoting and demanding" are the two pillars of the new Foreigners Law, which the Government has presented to the public for consultations.
Malta is an ideal place to take up residence.
The Immigration Act (Chapter 217 of the Laws of Malta) is the legal instrument which regulates the inward movement of foreigners into the Island.
On 16 July 2010 the Moldovan Parliament passed the Act No. 200/2010 on the regime of foreigners residing/staying in Moldova (Act No. 200). Act No. 200 shall enter into force as of 24 December 2010 and implements totally new rules and procedures regulating the entrance, staying and exit of foreigners in Moldova.