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The Importance of Process & Controls in Global Mobility by Vasudeva Nayak


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Vasudeva Nayak goes into recent trends in global mobility at the 2014 INSZoom Immigration Conference.

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The Importance of Process & Controls in Global Mobility by Vasudeva Nayak

  1. 1. Global Mobility & Assurance Vasudeva M. Nayak
  2. 2. CONTENTS • Global Mobility - Recent Trends • What is Happening • WHAT is Required? • The WHY of Compliance in Mobility • Compliance Control - Check Points • Conclusion
  3. 3. GLOBAL MOBILITY - RECENT TRENDS G L O B A L Globalization Protectionism M O B I L I T Y
  4. 4. INCREASED PROTECTIONISM BY –  Through frequent changes in Immigration laws  Withdrawal of IT skills from skill shortage by many countries, requires market testing  Increase in application fees, documentation, minimum wages and processing time  Quota restrictions – Yearly , Project-wise Quotas , Company-wise  Increase in RFE’s – For proving Specialization and Localization  Rejections both by Immigration Authorities and Consulates; tough scrutiny at port of entry and deportation  Audits – Yearly / Spot audits both at offices as well as at client locations  Suspension / under scanner from Business Executive Program  Suspension / debarment / arrest for non-compliance from H-1B in US © 2011 Infosys Technologies Limited
  5. 5. WHAT IS HAPPENING • High Rejections • Increase in RFEs • Wrong visa category? • Case Studies
  6. 6. Process Systems Good Team WHAT IS REQUIRED? Compliance Governance Control Ownership & Awareness Policies GOVERNANCE
  7. 7. THE WHY OF COMPLIANCE IN MOBILITY Civil and Criminal Penalties • Bans, Detention, Deportations of employees • Fines, Legal Proceedings against organizations Tougher Laws, More Audits • Non-compliance has forced governments to resort to harsher measures and restrictions • Audits by immigration authorities has increased exponentially • Increase in number and complexity of visa documents & proofs required Negative Publicity and Branding • Greater scrutiny of applications leading to more rejections and queries • Harsher checks on port of entry and tougher visa interview •Damaging to global reputation Further Implications • Increase costs • Impact on onsite project delivery due to staffing delays •Unhappy employee population
  8. 8. CONCLUSION Respect the Law of the Land Governance Process, System & Controls 100% COMPLIANCE
  9. 9. THANK YOU © 2013 Infosys Limited, Bangalore, India. All Rights Reserved. Infosys believes the information in this document is accurate as of its publication date; such information is subject to change without notice. Infosys acknowledges the proprietary rights of other companies to the trademarks, product names and such other intellectual property rightsmentioned in this document. Except as expressly permitted, neither this documentation nor any part of it may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any formor by anymeans, electronic,mechanical, printing, photocopying, recording or otherwise,without the prior permission of Infosys Limited and/ or any named intellectualproperty rights holders under this document.