Global Expansion: Getting it Right the First Time

International expansion done right is a key next step for growing companies. But a wrong move in the wrong market can often set off a chain reaction of legal, tax, compliance and HR complications that is tough to handle even for the most experienced executives.


Join Global UpsideK&L Gates and Next Step for a panel discussion that features real-world insights, examples, and practical tips for companies going global.


February 25, 2016 from 6:00 pm- 8:30 pm (PST)
4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94111
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Speakers: Ragu Bhargava, CEO, Global Upside; Lars E. Johansson; Corporate Partner, K&L Gates ; 
Jennifer Vessels, CEO, Next Step

  • What steps companies should take to ensure they are truly prepared to expand
  • Creating the optimal legal structure
  • Tax and compliance issues that often sidetrack expanding companies
  • Countries that are the easiest and hardest to expand into and why
  • Anticipating the budget, timeline and resources required for success
  • Best practices and practical approach to hiring overseas
  • How to establish effective communications between the home office and the foreign offices
  • The roles VCs and board members can and should play
  • And much more … including your questions

February 25, 2016 from 6:00 pm- 8:30 pm (PST)
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Global Upside supports international businesses with world-class Accounting, Tax, Legal, HR and Compliance services when and where our Clients need us. We are the trusted partner and favorite problem-solver as there are very few countries or situations we cannot help you with.

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