Indian tech company faces increased visa compliance issues

Infosys must hire an external auditor to examine its existing workforce’s compliance with U.S. regulations

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has its sights set on Infosys, India’s second-largest information technology exporter. The SEC is planning to investigate Infosys to see if it is in compliance with U.S. regulations covering foreign workers. 

Two years ago, a former Infosys employee decided to blow the whistle on the company, claiming it was abusing its business visit visas. The Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security investigated the company, and now the SEC is looking into allegations of potential wrongdoing.

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Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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