Companies from across the world, including small and midsize, have decided to enter the U.S. market – a decision predicated on a variety of strategic considerations. A U.S. presence gives companies credentials, access to capital and strategic partners, and helps build the reputation necessary for global expansion.
Expansion to the U.S. or moving an existing business from a foreign jurisdiction to the U.S. can, indeed, be an exciting time for an entrepreneur. However, to achieve success, non-U.S. companies must consider a series of interrelated legal and cultural factors – from good corporate hygiene to leadership to attractive positioning for investments or the exit.
In this session, we will discuss the various considerations foreign companies must evaluate when expanding to the U.S., as well as the savvy, ‘plugged-in’ team of professionals who must collaborate to benefit these inbound businesses.
Svetlana Kamyshanskaya, founder of Primum Law Group, is more than an international business lawyer, she is a global citizen with the legal, operational, and project management experience to chart a successful course for expanding international tech companies and start-ups.
Mark Harter has over 30 years’ experience in international project finance, business development and growth consulting. As the head of a boutique investment bank he established in Moscow, he has structured and developed financing for a number of international direct foreign investment projects, including real estate, manufacturing and technology projects.