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Joe Wallin
Title: Partner
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine)
One of the clearest trends in recent years is that overseas expansion is becoming a consideration for every business almost from the point of start-up onwards.  It used to be the...
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Arden Ng
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs at High Street Partners)
During a recent High Street Partners panel presentation on best practices for creating overseas entities and getting key staff in-country, my colleague Bill Peiffer was asked for...
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Arden Ng
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs at High Street Partners)
  Brazil continues to be in the limelight as future host to the World Cup in 2014 and the Summer Olympics in 2016. The country has also become known as a social media mecca,...
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Keryn Leger
(CFO & Controller at PPST, Inc.)
Recently some of our US travelers have been asked by an overseas hotel whether they want the credit card charged in USDollars or local currency.  Have any of you seen trends for...
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Keith Perry
(Consulting CFO and Business Operations A.. at Growth Accelerator)
Colleagues, We're opening a vanilla account in Ireland as we are seeing local revenue and expenses, and want to start handling it directly.  This isn't a Dutch Sandwich or...
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Diana Porter
(Controller at KACO new energy Inc.)
We are expanding our product sales in this region.  Currently, all sales are on a prepaid basis.  However, the larger comapnies would like us to extend a credit limit. ...
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Edward Abbati
(Vice President of Finance at Location Labs)
Our company is looking to sign a contract to provide online services in Argentina.   I am getting feedback from our rep that their are signficant tax and legal issues that we need...
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Anonymous
(CEO)
Hi, We are a US LLC and we do business with clients around the world online. Currently our only legal entity is in the USA. We are looking at buying the assetts of a company in Turkey...
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Arden Ng
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs at High Street Partners)
Our recent webinar Employment Law: A Tour of the European Union encouraged a lot of discussion.  There were several interesting questions from attendees for HSP's...
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Arden Ng
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs at High Street Partners)
In this late summer edition, we begin our usual roundup of international tax, HR and Finance updates with a discussion of one of the broader issues involved with managing global...
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Robert Hawn
Title: Partner
Company: Strategy Law, LLP
(Partner at Strategy Law, LLP)
San Jose and Santa Clara are such vibrant places to do business that many foreign companies want to relocate to Silicon Valley. As a corporate lawyer working with start-up companies, I...
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Arden Ng
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs at High Street Partners)
Our recent webinar International Taxation: What to Expect encouraged a lot of discussion.  There were several interesting questions from attendees for HSP's tax experts;...
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Mary Schick
(Chief Financial Officer at MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC)
We are a US company.  Should we continue to withhold Federal taxes?  The employee wants to still work remotely for us.  The job duties don't fit being a contractor....
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Arden Ng
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs at High Street Partners)
By Andreas Fried & Aditya Chinnareddy, Universal Consensus The fortune of the world is increasingly governed by development in China. In 2010 China overtook the U.S. in areas...
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Robert Hawn
Title: Partner
Company: Strategy Law, LLP
(Partner at Strategy Law, LLP)
In my last blog concerning market entry into Silicon Valley by foreign companies, I discussed some of the basic issues and tasks surrounding the effort. As an attorney practicing...
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Arden Ng
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs at High Street Partners)
Why does setting up operations in China give finance and human resource professionals pause? China has very complex business and tax regulations that can be utterly mind boggling...
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Paul Shapiro
(Director of Finance [formerly Interim VP.. at Verizon Digital Media (EdgeCast Networks..)
  An India-based customer of an internet services company (services are not provided within India, but by datacenters throughout the world) is claiming that they must withhold 15...
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Arden Ng
Title: Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs
Company: High Street Partners
(Sr. Director, Advisory Svcs at High Street Partners)
Last week's webinar China’s Great Wall: Overcoming Expansion Challenges encouraged a lot of discussion.  There were several interesting questions from attendees for...
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(Event Questions at Proformative)
This question was asked during the Proformative webinar "Going Global: Expanding Internationally the Right Way."  A video of the webinar can be viewed here: http://www....