Response to RFE on Ownership and Control of U.S. Entity

For purposes of L-1 Classification, the foreign entity must present evidence of ownership and control of the U.S. Entity in order to prove that a qualifying relationship exists.  My client's business immigration attorney received a lengthy Request for Evidence, and I was asked to draft a letter addressing the ownership and control issue, as well as governance and contributions. After all, I created the business structure, so it seemed natural that I was tasked with explaining the parent-subsidiary relationship from a limited liability company law viewpoint. By way of background, my client's structure is as follows: Venezuelan owned foreign entity which [...]

By |October 15th, 2020|Categories: LLC|Tags: , |

Dissent: LLCs are a legal fiction, nexus of contracts

The emergency suspension without a hearing of an alcoholic beverage license issued by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (“DBPR”) for alleged violations of Florida’s COVID-19 orders sparked a quick petition to the First District Court of Appeal in Florida for review of DBPR’s non-final agency action, which was accompanied by a motion to stay the suspension of the license.  The court denied the motion to stay in an unpublished order, having yet to decide the merits of the petition, and noted that a dissent would be issued at a later date. I thought I would mark the dissent not [...]

By |September 28th, 2020|Categories: Asset Protection, LLC|Tags: , |
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