Foley Edge

A comprehensive program for foreign companies entering the U.S. market.

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Companies seeking to establish a U.S. presence face a myriad of legal, business and logistics problems. Foley offers a “one-stop shop” for businesses that seek to enter the U.S., thereby minimizing the effort that they need to expend in order to identify, evaluate and coordinate all of the service providers that they require. This offers significant advantages, bringing together attorneys and other professionals from a broad variety of areas to supply expertise, experience and judgment.

Legal Resources

Foley’s comprehensive legal offerings address foreign companies from all countries of Europe, South America and Asia seeking to enter the U.S. Resources include an interdisciplinary, integrated team, consisting of the following components:

  • Offshore and U.S. tax structuring capabilities
  • Company formation and financing
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Joint venture and other strategic alliances
  • Intellectual property strategy and prosecution
  • Regulatory and government relations
  • Litigation and dispute management

Other Professional Resources

Foley includes key external resources in its offering, thereby minimizing the “friction” that non-U.S. companies must endure in order to set up U.S. operations. We include professionals in the following fields that can efficiently address the needs of our high growth clients:

  • Accounting and tax return preparation
  • International auditing
  • Payroll and tax withholding services
  • Commercial real estate
  • Key employee recruitment
  • Sales and business development
  • Human resources
  • Investment banking
  • Strategic consulting

Foreign Language and Cultural Skills

Our attorneys are conversant in many foreign languages and come from a broad variety of cultural backgrounds. These include:

  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese