International companies are now considering growing their footprint in the U.S. market due to its ease of business, diverse tax structures, and high opportunity for investment. The U.S. market also offers a strong relationship with Latin America, opening the gate to Spanish-speaking customers. Harris Sliwoski attorneys Jonathan Bench (Corporate International) and Akshat Divatia (Immigration) will share valuable insights on the critical legal principles foreign companies must consider when entering the U.S., and why it is an attractive location for global business executives and entrepreneurs.
Attendees will learn about choosing the right corporate structure, establishing a subsidiary or branch office, and conducting cross-border transactions. Our panelists will also cover important immigration considerations for key executive leaders, such as visas, work permits, and compliance with U.S. immigration laws, with a focus on practical advice and real-world examples.
- Selecting a corporate structure.
- Establishing a subsidiary or branch office.
- Conducting cross-border transactions.
- Why set up shop in the United States?
- When to send executives to the U.S. for business development purposes.
- Important immigration considerations.
Questions are welcome upon registration and during the webinar. Please submit any questions or comments in the registration link below.
Who Should Attend?
- Entrepreneurs and business owners looking to expand operations to the U.S.
- Legal professionals specializing in corporate law and immigration law, who want to stay updated on the latest considerations for clients entering the U.S. market.
- HR professionals and talent acquisition managers navigating immigration requirements for hiring foreign employees in the U.S.
- Startups and small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to establish a presence in the U.S. and seek guidance on legal and immigration matters.
- International business consultants and advisors assisting companies with market entry strategies.
- Investors and venture capitalists interested in funding businesses expanding into the U.S. market, who need to be aware of legal and immigration implications.
- Optional Practical Training (OPT) students interested in starting their own companies in the U.S. after completing their studies.
- International students and graduates exploring entrepreneurship opportunities in the U.S. and require insights on corporate and immigration law considerations.
- Career counselors and advisors at educational institutions who guide students on post-graduation options, including starting a business in the U.S.
- Business incubators, entrepreneurship centers, and startup accelerators that support international students and offer resources for navigating legal and immigration requirements when launching businesses in the U.S.