Newland Chase is proud to have had three executive leaders present an educational session at this year’s Global Business Travel Association Convention (GBTA) 2018, held August 11-15 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. Newland Chase’s Global Managing Director, Steven Diehl, moderated a panel consisting of Pete Fox, CIBT Chief Information Officer, Sophy King, VP of Global Immigration, and Stephen Gheerow, Travel Services Manager for the Ford Foundation. This marked the first time CIBT and Newland Chase had a featured educational session at this leading industry event.
Newland Chase Presents Session at GBTA Annual Convention
Newland Chase Welcomes Michael Wall as Managing Director, Australia
Newland Chase is pleased to welcome Michael Wall to its team as Managing Director of Australia. In his new role as head of Newland Chase’s Australia practice, Michael leads the company’s corporate immigration service delivery to its growing base of clients operating in Australia.
Newland Chase Speakers at HR Summit Melbourne
Newland Chase is proud to have had speakers at the HR Summit Melbourne held 31 July to 1 August at the Crown Promenade in Melbourne, Australia. Senior Consultant, Esther Taft, and Business Development Manager, Cristina Castro, spoke on “Going Global: Work Visas and International Talent Management” in the second day’s conference session.
Newland Chase Welcomes Rohan Ghatge as Managing Director, India
Newland Chase is pleased to welcome Rohan Ghatge to its team as Managing Director of India. In his new role as head of Newland Chase’s India practice, Rohan leads the company’s corporate immigration service delivery to its growing client base of foreign companies operating in India and Indian companies expanding globally.
Meet Andrew Lewis, VP of Product Marketing & Customer Experience for CIBTvisas
On July 17, Newland Chase’s Kent O’Neil, Global Legal Analyst, and Andrew Lewis, VP of Product Marketing & Customer Experience for CIBTvisas, presented their webinar Employee International Travel: It’s Never “Duty-Free.” They discussed the often confusing topic of companies’ “duty of care” to their employees traveling internationally on business. In the live interactive session, they shed some practical light on a subject that has been one of the most popular topics of mobility industry conferences and publications over the past few years… but one which still remains somewhat of a mystery in its definition and in its implications for company mobility managers.
Meet David Carritt and Rowen Edy, UK Immigration Experts
On June 27, Newland Chase presented the webinar “Responding to Rejection: The Ongoing Shortage in the UK’s Tier 2.” The discussion focused on the ongoing shortages and rejections companies are currently facing when applying for restricted Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) to sponsor non-EU foreign nationals for employment through the Tier 2 program, the UK’s most common employment-based visa route. The live interactive session explored the current status, the reason for the ongoing shortage, the outlook for the coming months, and practical strategies for companies dealing with CoS rejections.
Newland Chase at 2018 SHRM Annual Conference
It was an honour for Newland Chase to have exhibited at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition June 17 – 20 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois U.S.A. This was SHRM’s 70th annual conference and exposition, but the first time Newland Chase had participated as an exhibitor.
Newland Chase Supports Tech Startups at London Tech Week
On June 11, Newland Chase hosted emerging technology leaders in its Angel Court office during this year’s London Tech Week. UK Managing Director, Antonio Lam, and UK Immigration Director, Darren Faife, presented a live session “UK Immigration and Tech Startups: What You Should Be Doing”, followed by a light luncheon. The session, aimed at new entrepreneurs in the UK’s tech startup scene, covered the key immigration essentials for bringing foreign talent to the UK such as applicable immigration routes, required business documents, and immigration planning for future success
Three Newland Chase Speakers at AILA Global Immigration Forum
Newland Chase is proud to have had three global immigration influencers speak at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Global Immigration Forum on June 12 at the JW Marriot in San Francisco. VP of Global Immigration, Sophy King, Managing Director for Latin America, Daniela Lima, and Managing Director for Mexico, Enrique Arellano, each presented their own forum sessions at the gathering of immigration lawyers.
Newland Chase Opens New Office in Rio de Janeiro
Newland Chase is delighted to announce the opening of their new office in Rio de Janeiro. The team in Brazil officially “christened” their new office on April 18 with an office-warming cocktail reception for staff, clients, suppliers, and prospects. The 40-member Rio team had already begun working out of their new office two days prior.