U.S. Real Estate for Overseas Investors

U.S. Real Estate for Overseas Investors: The How To Videos

The United States remains a fundamentally attractive real estate market. At the same time, given the complexity of US law, with its multiple jurisdictions (e.g. federal, state and municipal), as well as real estate regulations that can differ by region, careful planning and counsel is important for all U.S.-bound real estate investors. There is much more

International trade cargo containers

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine & The Shape of International Trade to Come

Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified invasion of Ukraine, a sovereign and democratic nation, has shattered Europe’s long peace, cancelled the peace dividend bestowed by what was thought to be the end of the Cold War, and provoked widespread condemnation. With Ukrainian cities, towns, military bases, infrastructure, citizens, and refugees coming under what at times appears to

Legally Hiring Employees in the US

Foreign Companies Legally Hiring Employees in the US

The United States became the leading destination for foreign direct investment in 2019 and it remained in that position in 2020. Our European, South and Central American, and Asian clients increasingly want our assistance in establishing their international corporate structure, which often includes a US state-registered company. These foreign companies then want assistance navigating US

How to Make a Claim in a U.S. Bankruptcy

How to Make a Claim in a U.S. Bankruptcy

It is not uncommon to receive a call from a prospective client requesting assistance when they are owed money from a company that has just filed bankruptcy. While there are many factors to evaluate, one of the core issues is how to make a claim in bankruptcy. Whether you are owed $1 or $1,000,000,000, the

Harris Bricken Recognized in Chambers USA 2021 Guide

Harris Bricken Recognized in Chambers USA 2021 Guide

Chambers and Partners, a London-headquartered research company that publishes detailed rankings of the world’s leading law firms and lawyers, recently named Harris Bricken one of the top cannabis law firms in the United States and singled out two of our cannabis business lawyers for special recognition. Harris Bricken has once again been recognized by Chambers

Harris Bricken Attorneys Secure Lifting of Forced Labor Order

Harris Bricken Attorneys Secure Lifting of Forced Labor Order

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently revoked a withhold release order (WRO) issued against one of our clients. The WRO was imposed by CBP after it received an allegation falsely claiming our client was using forced labor. Our attorneys Rodrigo Guedes Nunes (who leads our Brazil office) and Fred Rocafort were able to convincingly

Does My International Company Need to Register in the U.S.

Does My International Company Need to Register in the U.S.?

In the prior post in this series, we discussed U.S. banking requirements for international companies. This post focuses on when a foreign company should or must register as doing business in a U.S. state, either by registering their foreign company directly in that state or by forming an affiliate or subsidiary company in that state.

Spain's real estate market

Spain Real Estate: Now is the Time

As we move into what some are calling the late pandemic phase, now is the time to invest in Spain real estate. Earlier this year I wrote about buying property in Spain, concluding that although it’s a great time to acquire vacation property (or a primary residence) in Spain, purchasers should be certain they thoroughly