Contracts, Taxation, Financing, M&A, Joint Ventures and Much More
Doing business internationally can provide many opportunities for clients - but cross-border transactions are also rife with legal and business issues. Do you know how to help clients take advantage of the global marketplace while limiting potential liability? In this program, seasoned international law attorneys will teach you the nuts and bolts of this unique area with insights they've developed over years of practice. Discover how to be an invaluable asset to clients' international business activities - register today!
- Anticipate the various legal risks and problems associated with international transactions.
- Discover how to handle unique issues associated with cross-border M&A and joint ventures.
- Walk through the practical legal aspects of financing international transactions.
- Find out what's special about drafting and negotiating international commercial contracts.
- Understand basic tax implications and opportunities for clients who conduct business globally.
- Delve into an array of other international business issues - including employment, intellectual property and more.
All times are shown in Eastern time
- Fundamental Information Affecting International Transactions
10:00 - 11:00, Nicholas G. Karambelas
- Legal Problems Associated with International Trade
- Free Trade Agreements
- The Impact Of Cultural Differences
- United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
- Reputable Global Business Practices
11:00 - 11:30, Nicholas G. Karambelas
- Understanding the Basics of International Trade
- Inbound and Outbound Considerations in International Transactions
- International M&A and Joint Ventures
11:45 - 12:45, Paul Allaer
- Conducting International Due Diligence
- The Concept of Privately Held Companies Around the World
- What Information is Publicly Available
- Coordination with Tax, Bank, Insurance and Other Advisors
- Capital Contributions
- Corporate Governance Issues: Who Decides What
- Exit Strategies
- Financing International Transactions
1:15 - 2:15, Virginia Y. Duong
- Obtaining Foreign Investment
- Investment Sources
- Approval and/or Registration of Foreign Investment
- Reporting Requirements
- Rules on Expanding Existing Investments
- Restricted Activities
- International Financial Transactions Using U.S. Capital
- Representing Foreign Lenders in U.S. Financial Transactions
- Documenting International Financial Transactions
- Taking a Foreign Company Public
- Cross-Border E-Commerce Developments
- International Commercial Contracts
2:15 - 2:45, Nicholas G. Karambelas
- UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
- International Confidentiality Agreements
- International Distribution Agreements
- International Sales Representation Agreements
- International Toll Manufacturing Agreements
- International Licensing Agreements
- International Taxation
2:45 - 3:45, Virginia Y. Duong
- Taxation of U.S. Corporations with Foreign Income
- Taxation of Foreign Corporations Doing Business in the United States
- Treaties and Authorities Over International Taxation
- Taxation of Multinational Corporations
- Inbound and Outbound Disclosure Requirements
- Other International Issues
4:00 - 5:00, Paul Allaer
- Know-How and Trade Secrets
- HR and Employment
- Hiring and Firing Foreign Employees Outside the U.S.
- Hiring and Firing U.S. Employees Outside the U.S.
- Hiring and Firing Foreign Employees in the U.S.
- Non-Compete and Other Restrictions
- Governing Language Issues
- Dispute Resolution
- Courts vs. Arbitration
- Choosing a Governing Law
- Global Code of Conduct
- Banking Issues
- Opening a Bank Account Outside the U.S.
- Remote Access from the U.S. to Foreign Bank Accounts
- The Role of a Notary
- The Hague Convention on Apostilled Documents
- What is an Apostille
- What if a Country has not Ratified This Convention
This program is designed for attorneys. Accountants may also benefit.