International Business

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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
The April edition of International Operations Update is now available. You’ll find an overview of China’s proposal to overhaul its existing entry and exit laws, a look...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
Yesterday's webinar VAT & Your Supply Chain: Getting it Right in a Global Economy encouraged a lot of discussion.  There were several interesting questions from...
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Adam M
Title: General Manager
Company: Trigger Networks
(General Manager at Trigger Networks)
In a recent interview, NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson pointed out a basic truth that nonetheless was sure to draw at least mild alarm from any manager in China using SaaS systems like...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
If expansion to China is on your mind, good news: The Chinese economy is expected to become the world’s largest by 2020. The not-so-good news is that, even if you’re...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
Last week’s webinar Employment Law in France: Avoiding Common Pitfalls encouraged a lot of discussion.  There were several interesting questions from attendees for HSP...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
China can be a notoriously difficult place for foreign companies to do business. With strict rules for entities and complex tax regulations, just getting on the ground can be a pain...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
Last week’s webinar It's Your Money: Cash Repatriation Best Practices encouraged a lot of discussion.  There were several interesting questions from attendees for HSP...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
By Larry Harding, CEO and Founder, High Street Partners As reported to us by Local Service Provider (LSP) partner VISTA Foreign Business Support, the Federal Migration Service (FMS...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
Getting your international operations up and running quickly with the right staff can be a tall order. Your company must have the appropriate entity structure in place, register...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
Last week’s webinar Beyond At-Will: International Employment Best Practices encouraged a lot of discussion.There were several interesting questions from attendees for HSP'...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
Last week’s webinar Beyond At-Will: International Employment Best Practices encouraged a lot of discussion.There were several interesting questions from attendees for HSP'...
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David Nazareth
(Strategy Dvlp & Business Mgmt at Rimshot Partners)
I'm working with an internet direct to customer sales model, selling to US/CAN markets.  We're getting potential customers  from BRIC countries wanting to buy product...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
Whether it is your company’s first endeavor into international expansion, or it is the tenth time you have setup overseas operations, the task of determining what is required...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
Any professional involved in the international expansion for his or her company understands that the task will not be particularly easy. But what is that keeps CFOs and others...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
When a business looks to grow its market, exporting goods can seem like a simple way to expand its international presence. But similar to setting up overseas operations,...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
For those unfamiliar with doing business in France, the process of hiring employees is often challenging. A highly regulated employer/employee relationship, with legislation...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
If an international expansion is on the horizon for your business, value added tax (VAT) may be one of the many details you need to address. With harsh consequences for...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
Companies considering international expansion to India may want to look at what is often seen as straightforward, low risk way of entering the market: a joint venture. These are...
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Justin Smith
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Service
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Service at High Street Partners)
With incredible annual growth leading to its title as fastest-growing economy in the world, China is an economic powerhouse that cannot be ignored, and is not surprisingly the...