With its huge commercial opportunities, pioneering spirit, bright business minds and access to venture and growth capital, the US is a key market for fast growth businesses looking to expand overseas.
It is also a highly competitive market with differing legal and regulatory requirements across its 50 states which means that careful research and execution of any expansion plan is critical for long-term growth and success.
Whether you’re exploring potential US opportunities for your company or already have an established foothold and are considering where to go next, join us to hear from our expert speakers who will share their knowledge and insights into the US business, tax and legal landscapes to answer key questions for business leaders looking at the next stage of their growth.
15:00 Welcome – Adam Bradley, Taylor Vinters
15:10 Economic incentives and site location in the US – John Woodward, Metro Atlanta Commerce
15.30 Best practices for US market entry and long-term growth and success – Tycho Stahl, Arnall Golden Gregory
15:50 Tax planning for US market entry – Malcolm Joy & Michael Whitacre, Frazier & Deeter
WHEN: Thursday 15th September // 15:00pm -16:30pm
Adam Bradley, Partner, Taylor Vinters
Adam has a strong network on the ground in the US – not just legal, but a range of connections who are there to help our clients. He spends time in the US supporting clients with a range of international needs – ranging from early-stage fast growth companies (who we help with set up and connections in the US) through to more established businesses. Adam has a sound knowledge of the US market and culture.
Malcolm Joy, Tax Partner, Frazier & Deeter
Malcolm is based in Frazier & Deeter’s London office working with clients ranging from fast growing entrepreneurial businesses to major multinationals. Malcolm’s skills are especially helpful to companies looking to develop their business internationally – particularly between Europe and the US. His areas of specialisation include UK/US structuring, transfer pricing, value chain analysis, intellectual property tax matters, R&D tax credits and acquisition planning.
Tycho H. E. Stahl, Partner and Practice Leader, Global Commerce Practice, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Tycho has studied at Harvard University and Georgetown University and has over 25 years experience, representing over 130 companies from the UK and other European countries in the U.S.
Mike Whitacre, Partner, Tax Services, Frazier & Deeter
Based in Atlanta GA, Mike has worked proactively with a variety of businesses including clients in the technology, service and manufacturing/distribution sectors. He has assisted clients with federal, state and international tax issues including mergers and acquisitions, controversy and tax minimisation. His areas of specialisation include: corporate taxation, cross border taxation, mergers and acquisitions, and taxation of pass-through entities.
John Woodward, Senior Director, Foreign Investment, Metro Atlanta Chamber
John Woodward is Senior Director, Foreign Investment, at the Metro Atlanta Chamber, one of the oldest and largest chambers of commerce in the United States. He assists foreign-owned enterprises (FOEs) contemplating entry or expansion in the US market. This includes site selection consulting, customised market research, incentives guidance, real estate search, labour and wage analysis, and connections to relevant corporate, government and academic parties.