- Credit: 6.0 Credit Hours; 3.0 Credit Hours for Each Part
Description: Find out the key issues you need to know to advise foreign nationals on setting up a business in the United States. The morning session will focus on tax and corporate structure advice for foreign nationals, while the afternoon session will discuss immigration and business strategy issues.
Part 1: Corporate Formation and Tax Issues (9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.) Attend this class to learn about the following topics and more:
1. Assisting foreign nationals in forming a corporation
2. Corporate tax and individual tax implications
3. Business investment scenarios for small, medium, and large businesses
4. What type of organizational structure is most appropriate-sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, or C corporation? What needs to be assessed?
5. Investor and corporate due diligence when acquiring an existing U.S. business
6. Is U.S. tax residency an issue for principals of the new business in the United States?
7. Will the individual and the company be subject to tax on their worldwide income if they start a business in the United States? If so, when ?
8. Strategic business considerations when entering the U.S. market.
Faculty: Alix Mattingly, Maggio & Kattar, P.C. (Course Moderator); Jim Alexander, Maggio & Kattar, P.C.; Lisa Lu Britton, Britton PLLC; Max Riederer von Paar, Rubin, Winston, Diercks, Harris & Cooke, L.L.P.
Part 2: Business Strategy and Immigration Issues (1:30-4:45 p.m.) Join our faculty experts as they explore these issues and more:
1. Business visitor, intra-company transferee, and investor visas: What is appropriate for whom and when?
2. How long do these visa applications take and what can your client do in the meantime?
3. Preparing and filing visa applications: In-depth overview of the L-1, E-1, and E-2 visa categories, including what documents are required for each category, common areas of concern, and strategies on timing
4. How to respond if the government requests more information
5. Bringing family members and others to the United States
6. Getting a green card
Faculty: Alix Mattingly, Maggio & Kattar, P.C (Course Moderator); Jim Alexander, Maggio & Kattar, P.C.; Lisa Lu Britton, Britton PLLC; Max Riederer von Paar, Rubin, Winston, Diercks, Harris & Cooke, L.L.P.
D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street NW
(Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center 12th Street)
Washington DC 20005
- CLE Program 202-626-3488
- Jim Alexander, Maggio & Kattar P.C.
- Lisa Britton, Britton PLLC
- Alix Mattingly, Maggio & Kattar P.C. (Faculty Chair)
- Maximilian Riederer Von Paar, Rubin Winston Diercks Harris & Cooke
- CLE Credit
Administrative Law and Agency Practice Section $119.00
Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section $119.00
D.C. Bar Members $129.00
Government Attorneys $139.00
International Law Section $119.00
Labor and Employment Law Section $119.00
Taxation Section $119.00