Wednesday, March 13, 2019

U.S. Expansion Guide Available through Invest Buffalo Niagara

Want a really great overview of the options, challenges, solutions and other things you should be thinking about if you’re expanding into the U.S.? LMWF recently contributed to the Guide to International Business Expansion to the U.S., a free resource published by Invest Buffalo Niagara—a nonprofit, privately-funded economic development organization based in Buffalo, NY. This guide includes a handy “Expanding into the U.S. Checklist,” along with information on:

• Market access
• Steps to incorporating a business in the U.S.
• Immigration considerations
• The Global Entry Program
• Importing goods into the U.S.
• Avoiding U.S. Federal Trade Commission problems
• Patents and trademarks
• Purchasing commercial property
• Accounting and tax considerations
• Human Resources considerations
• Success stories for international businesses

If you’re looking for professional assistance with the legal aspects of your relocation, LMWF has an entire team dedicated to Canada-U.S. cross-border issues, and also handles growth and expansion concerns for companies around the world that are exploring or growing their interests in the U.S.

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