Tips for Internationalizing Your Startup from Techcrunch.com Contributors

By Janelle M. Lewis, Principal Attorney, Law Office of Janelle M. Lewis If internationalizing or globalizing your startup is one of the goals you have for your  startup, then knowing how and when to do it is key. The following three articles from techcrunch.com, written by various contributors in 2015, discuss when to scale your startup,… Read More

SMEs Making News and Being Recognized as Drivers of National and Global Economic Growth

By Janelle M. Lewis, Principal Attorney, Law Office of Janelle M. Lewis Small Business Knowledge Summit – Recognizing the Important Role of SMEs  According to the Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations, SMEs, including micro-enterprises, make up 95% of the world’s enterprises and account for 60% of global private sector employment. Recognizing the important… Read More

U.S. Entrepreneurs Take Notice: Proposed European Privacy Regulation Will Include Over-the-Top Communication Services and Marketing Activities

By Janelle M. Lewis, Principal Attorney, The Law Office of Janelle M. Lewis Do you use internet marketing in your business activities? Does your business offer Over-the-Top communication services? Is your client base European or residing in the EU? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then you should be aware of… Read More

U.S. Immigration Law Update: USCIS Cannot Approve Employment-Based Visa Petitions that Do Not Meet Minimum Wage Standards.

By Janelle M. Lewis, Principal Attorney, Law Office of Janelle M. Lewis In Matter of I- Corp., Adopted Decision 2017-02 (AAO Apr. 12, 2017), the Administrative Appeals Office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a binding policy guidance to USCIS personnel as it relates to Employment-Based Visa Petitions. According to it’s… Read More