Expanding Your Business to the United States of America (Brussels)

02 December 2008 Brussels, Belgium Past Event

Location

The Atomium
Atomium Square
1020 Brussels

Agenda

8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Please join us for a three-city conference on expanding your business to the United States. The Council of American States in Europe (CASE) and local partners are joining forces with Foley, Grant Thornton, the U.S. government and 15 U.S. states, to inform executives and entrepreneurs about investment and business opportunities in the United States, the largest market and recipient of foreign direct investment in the world.

Foley attorneys will discuss a number of key business and legal considerations for international businesses that seek to establish operations in the United States. Additionally, speakers and business leaders will discuss cultural, legal, tax, visa, industry-specific issues, and individual experiences of doing business with the United States. The event’s keynote speech will discuss The U.S. Post-Election Investment Climate.

Presentations include:

  • Investing in the United States: Regulation of Competition: Acquisitions, Methods of Distribution/Franchise and Other Competition Issues
    Presented by Foley Partner Howard W. Fogt, Jr.
  • Why Patent Rights Matter to Your Business in the United States
    Presented by Foley Partner Dr. Rouget F. (Ric) Henschel

After the presentations, various specialists and state representatives will be available for individual meetings.

For more information and to register, please contact Sharon Stead Galantino at +322.646.5730 or investinamerica@illinoiseurope.com.

Expanding Your Business to the United States of America (Brussels)

Location

The Atomium
Atomium Square
1020 Brussels

Agenda

8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.