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Jun 16, 2017

Doing Business in the Latin American or Caribbean Regions

From October 5-6, 2017, Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, PA will participate in the Meritas® Latin American/Caribbean “LAC” Regional Meeting in Panama City, Panama. On the afternoon of October 5, 2017, the LAC members will host a Client Round Table focused on “Doing Business in Latin America and the Caribbean” featuring attorney panelists from countries throughout the entire region. NMM attorneys will attend and participate in the event.» Read More

Apr 25, 2014

REWIND: International Business News #93

In this week’s REWIND of international business law news, a New York judge resuscitates a colonial law to allow a lawsuit against U.S. companies for doing business with the South African apartheid regime, India braces for a potential United States downgrade of its intellectual property rights classification, and New York authorities poise to charge area car dealerships in a scheme to export luxury cars to China.» Read More

Feb 27, 2014

Go Global or Go Home: U.S. Businesses Weigh Benefits and Risks in Exporting

Businesses with fewer than 500 employees accounted for 294,589 of 301,238 U.S. exporters in 2012, or about 97%, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Census Bureau in December.

— Rhonda Colvin, “The Cost of Expanding Overseas: As More Small Businesses Sell Goods Abroad, They Encounter Challenges—Like Getting Paid,” The Wall Street Journal, February 26, 2014

According to a survey of small businesses by the National Small Business Association and the Small Business Exporters Association in 2013, 41% of respondents said the largest challenge to selling goods and services to foreign customers was concern about securing payment from clients,  up significantly from only 26% in 2010.» Read More

Apr 22, 2013

Doing Business in India: Part I. Starting Up, B. Required Registrations & C. Liability Considerations

This is the second post in a series of posts intended to provide a high level overview of the business, structural, tax, employment and legal considerations for conducting business in India, written in collaboration with Manish Mishra, Executive Director of Meritas Indian member firm Khaitan & Co.

By no means do our posts address every aspect and consideration for conducting or seeking to conduct business in India.» Read More