We touch on a wide range of corporate issues for companies expanding internationally, including establishing a corporate presence and choice of entity, liability considerations, tax presence and tax filings, capital requirements, the formation process, director, officer and shareholder requirements, registration processes, office lease processes and possible exit strategies.
As business grows more global, the challenge for in-house counsel and HR professionals responsible for workforce issues and employment law compliance is intensifying. This guide is designed to meet that challenge head on and has been produced in response to feedback from clients in both established and emerging international businesses.
In light of the dynamic legal and regulatory landscape around the globe, companies must continually assess their equity compensation programs in every country where they are offered. Guides on stock options, purchase rights and restricted stock and restricted stock units, summarize the legal, regulatory and tax issues faced by multinational companies in 46 countries.
Inside this guide, we outline crucial aspects of IP and Technology laws in 35 jurisdictions that are particularly relevant to businesses seeking to expand their operations globally. We also summarize some fundamental commercial terms that customarily appear in IPT-related agreements.
Multinational companies continue to expand globally at an ever faster pace. Successful expansion depends, in part, on strategic and effective tax planning and compliance. This guide, brought to you by our Tax group, summarizes the key features of tax laws in over 20 popular jurisdictions.