International Business

We represent foreign investors and companies ranging from start-ups to multinationals in a variety of industries in:

Formation and maintenance of U.S. subsidiaries

  • Advice on optimal legal structure
  • Formation of corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and other legal entities
  • Certificates or articles of incorporation or formation, operating agreements for limited liability companies, stockholder agreements, and partnership agreements
  • Corporate records, including consents and minutes of meetings of stockholders, members, partners, directors, and managers
  • Federal employer identification numbers (EIN) for U.S. subsidiaries and federal taxpayer identification numbers (TIN) for foreign investors
  • Authorization to do business in U.S. states
  • Tax and sales tax registration of domestic and foreign legal entities in U.S. states
  • Equity participation of directors, officers, employees, managers and consultants

Commercial transactions

  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Distribution and agency agreements
  • Licensing and technology transfer agreements
  • Reseller agreements
  • Supply and manufacturing agreements
  • Service agreements and other commercial agreements

Risk management strategies, including product liability risks

Tax-efficient investment structures in compliance with federal and state tax laws and applicable income tax treaties

Government contracting

Compliance with state and federal law