Sidley hosted a webinar entitled, H-1B and L-1 Visa Fees: India Seeks Compromise of Visa Fees That Are Costing Indian Companies US$400 Million Annually on Thursday, June 30, 2016 which addressed India’s March 3, 2016 complaint filing with the World trade Organization over the United States’ increase in temporary visa fees. The webinar discussed further implications of the filing, including:
- Elaboration on the direct or indirect payment of these fees and its dramatic increase, as well as its effect on intensified trade tensions between India and the United States
- Assessment of the Geneva-based dispute settlement proceeding initiated by India and overview of India’s likely arguments and the United States' likely defenses
- Discussion of probable outcomes
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