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US Market Entry

We help clients entering the US market navigate the unique and often surprising maze of employment, immigration, tax, corporate, real estate, data privacy and other legal requirements. Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers has the relevant experience, relationships and local cultural knowledge in jurisdictions throughout the country necessary to help position companies for success in the US, while insulating foreign entities from taxation and litigation.

Why Choose Us

We have experience providing comprehensive, practical and creative solutions to Fortune 500 companies, multinationals and start-ups, as well as entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals across a wide range of industries, including marketing and advertising services, life sciences, financial services, healthcare, technology, manufacturing and retail. Our US-based lawyers and professionals, working with our global network of offices spanning five continents and positioned within many of our region-focused practice groups (such as China, Italy, Japan, Germany and Latin America), converse in more than a dozen languages, including American Sign, Chinese (Mandarin and Shanghainese), English, Farsi, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Punjabi, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese. Many of our US lawyers are also licensed and admitted to practice in more than one jurisdiction, including Australia, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Germany, Japan, the UK and Venezuela.

To allow for a smooth transition into the US market, our team provides solutions shaped by a clear, commercially focused understanding of our clients' unique business goals. Our collaborative culture enables us to find the right answers quickly and effectively from a team of lawyers who understand geographic, sector, or issue-specific challenges.

We assist clients with matters relating to:

Corporate and tax issues

  • Legal entity formation
  • Analysis of global corporate structures
  • M&A transactions
  • Contract and real estate matters
  • Corporate tax advice and restructuring analysis

Employment-related issues

  • Immigration requirements
  • Employment law requirements
  • Employee and mobile workforce tax issues, including payroll and benefits

Other issues

  • Intellectual property rights
  • Privacy and data protection
  • Foreign investment strategies and restrictions
  • Finance – exchange control/currency regulations/grants and incentives
  • Competition law
  • Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review