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Building the Foundation for Successful International Expansion: Tax Structure & Strategy

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.
In an expanding global marketplace, opportunities for internationalizing your business have never been greater. Entity setup, Human Resource considerations, compliance with local regulations are just some of the challenges corporation must consider when expanding overseas. However, a critical challenge which lays the foundation for success of any overseas expansion, which often does not get its due, is the implementation of an efficient tax structure. Without it, exposures to significant compliance penalties are heightened, and the ability to benefit from profits generated in international markets are limited at best.

Join us to learn about the complexities of international tax, and specific strategies to leverage in setting up profitable tax structures. Topics to be covered by international tax expert Lee Sheehan, Director of Tax, Radius include:

  • International Expansion Planning: Why it is important to establish an efficient tax structure at the outset.
  • An Overview of International Corporate and other critical tax considerations.
  • Withholding Taxes (WHT): The impact of WHT on corporations.
  • Tax Minimization Strategies: How to set up efficient tax structures and holding companies.
  • Strategies for profit repatriation: How repatriate profits efficiently and optimally.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Understand the tax-related questions you need to ask when expanding into a new international market
Discover the impact of common tax structures on the effectiveness profit repatriation
Understand how to define or refine a tax minimization strategy for a specific international market


Lee Sheehan, Head of Tax, Radius
Lee Sheehan
Head of Tax, Radius
Lee leads the provision of tax services for Radius. With over 20 years working in the tax compliance and advisory area, Lee has considerable experience in helping businesses manage their tax affairs both effectively and efficiently. Over the course of his career Lee has also worked with top tier firms Andersen, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young.

Lee has spent a large part of his career advising on tax issues for multinational businesses, including indirect taxes such as VAT and Customs Duty. In the last ten years Lee has worked almost exclusively with clients operating on a multi-jurisdictional basis and has most recently built up considerable experience in issues relating to transfer pricing, business models and structures, financing and tax efficient profit repatriation.
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey, Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey
Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Ernie currently serves as the CEO of 360 Thought Leadership Consulting and as the Educational Programs Leader for Proformative. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs by delivering comprehensive marketing services and business development strategy consulting. Previously Ernie served as the Vice President, Educational & Marketing Programs for Proformative. Ernie has overseen the content and execution of over 200 events designed to further the careers of finance and accounting leaders and related professionals. Formerly, Ernie served as the Director of Treasury Services and as a Director of the Corporate Treasurers Council for the Association for Financial Professionals. Ernie has extensive experience in the areas of educational program development and execution, online marketing, website content management, international cash management, and acquisition integration. Ernie has a BS and MS in Economics both from Purdue University.


Event Sponsor Radius
Radius - Radius helps businesses move into new markets, manage overseas operations and outsource entire global accounting and administrative functions. Services include integrated, international accounting, finance, banking, tax, HR, legal and compliance services, as well as a cloud-based software platform that allows you to manage all of your global operations from your desk. Radius combines the collective talents and resources of the former Nair & Co and High Street Partners. To assist its clients, Radius has developed OverseasConnect, a integrated cloud-based software platform for the management of international business operations serving Finance, HR and Legal teams. Radius is headquartered in Bristol, UK, and supports more than 6,000 client operations in more than 80 countries, with core offices in the U.K., India, China, U.S., Japan and Singapore.
By filling out this form you will become a member of Proformative, and are subject to Proformative's User Agreement. This webinar is provided to you for free by the sponsor, who may contact you later.

There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.