Market Entry - United States

BUSINESS OBJECTIVES -

Entry into the U.S. market starts with a clear statement of a client’s business objective. The best structure for a client, as well as the possible regulatory issues, depend on what the client wants to do. For example,

• Sales office. Establishing a sales office is relatively simple. In fact, it may not even be necessary to form a U.S. legal entity, although doing so will simplify many issues, including tax and employment.

• Research and development (R&D) center. Establishing an R&D center in the U.S. is also relatively simple. The key issues will revolve around immigration, employment, intellectual property (IP) and, depending on the technology, national security implications...

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Topics:  Business Development, Business Formation, Choice of Entity

Published In: General Business Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, International Trade Updates, Securities Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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