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Conducting Operations Overseas: What Every Nonprofit Should Know

In this presentation: Road Map: Top Ten Steps to Successful and Compliant International Operations - - Identify Goals in the Foreign Market: What’s next? - Phased Approach: Considerations in entering...more

A Materially Different View On Pre-deal Research Reports In Hong Kong IPOs

As financial markets globalize, particular markets have increasing opportunities to shape themselves by adopting processes, concepts and regulatory frameworks borrowed from other markets. Given their highly-developed nature,...more

Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business in China [Video]

Did you know the proper way to hand your business card to a Chinese business owner or entrepreneur? Polsinelli is committed to assisting entrepreneurs to help them increase their business knowledge and succeed in the highly...more

New Reforms Impact Business Interests in Venezuela

On November 21, 2013, Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro, sought and obtained an expansion of Executive power allowing for control of the Venezuelan economy by decree. As a result, two groundbreaking new laws have been...more

10 Things to Ask Before Hiring a Trademark Lawyer: Part 1

For most people, finding and hiring the right attorney can be daunting. When it comes to identifying a trusted trademark lawyer to guide your brand in the global marketplace, the task can be even more daunting, and the wrong...more

Brazil: the real deal?

As one of the BRICS economies, Brazil has long been touted as one of the world’s most dynamic emerging markets. It is the world’s seventh biggest economy, has a large domestic market thanks to a population of almost 200...more

Listing an Overseas Mining Company on the London Stock Exchange

Introduction - The London Stock Exchange (the “LSE”) has long provided an attractive forum for companies with mining operations outside of the United Kingdom to seek and obtain access to foreign capital markets through...more

Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business Internationally, National Export Initiative [Video]

Increasingly companies are conducting business overseas. What are the challenges, rewards and issues with doing business internationally? In this week's "Inside Law," Shareholder Karen Dickinson of Polsinelli explores the...more

Free(er?) Trade - US, EU and Canada Quibble Over Market Access and Domestic Preferences

The US is generally pretty keen on international free trade agreements. And why shouldn’t it be? After all, free trade agreements have the ability to open up foreign markets to US goods and services, allowing new and...more

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Importation and Re-Sale of Gray Market Goods Manufactured Abroad

On March 19, 2013, in a decision eagerly awaited by the entertainment bar,1 the United States Supreme Court, in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, ruled that, under the First Sale Doctrine, a person who buys lawfully made...more

How supply chain finance lends itself to Asian markets

What is supply chain finance? The basic concept behind supply chain finance is that a bank (the "Financier") provides credit support for the distribution of goods and services (domestically and internationally) by a...more

Quarterly Investment Update - For The Quarter Ending June 30, 2013

Stock Market Commentary - Upward momentum for domestic equities continued into June until "tapering" comments by Ben Bernanke rattled the markets. The S&P 500 suffered its first negative return in several months, down...more

SEC Provides Relief for Familiarization Activities of Foreign Options Markets

The no-action relief provided by the staff of the Division of Trading and Markets is generally consistent with the relief previously provided to foreign options markets. On July 1, the staff of the Securities and...more

AIFMD Transitional Relief in Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is due to take effect in member states of the European Economic Area (EEA) on July 22, 2013. Some EEA member states (including Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg,...more

Ukraine: long awaited transfer pricing reform will go live from September 2013

The Law on On the amendment of the Tax Code of Ukraine as to transfer pricing was adopted by Ukrainian Parliament on 4 July 2013. To become effective, it must be signed by the President (expected soon). The new transfer...more

SEC Issues Proposal Regarding Cross-Border Security-Based Swap Activities

On May 1, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rules and interpretive guidance with respect to cross-border security-based swap activities. Under this proposal, the requirements of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall...more

Global Connection - May 2013: The Top Ten Things a 21st Century Exporter Should Know

There are a myriad of things a U.S. company seeking to export will want to consider prior to entering the global marketplace, but, because I am a big David Letterman fan, and the fact that exporting has never been easier, I...more

Thinking About Exporting? – 3 Preliminary Tips to Ensure Success

As the world becomes more global and interconnected, a small business may have the opportunity to grow by exporting its products to foreign markets (or even may find its products are being exported by others). However,...more

Trade & Manufacturing Alert - February 2013

In This Issue: - Special Feature: Book Review - Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage - U.S. Focuses On IP Protection Failure In Foreign Markets, Requests Comments - U.S. Trade Officials Meet with...more

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