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Legal Myth #1 – The costs of entry into the US are prohibitive

This article first appeared on the EACCNY website. It is part of a series of articles written by Marc S. Friedman, Director of Professional Relations at Global Commerce Education, Inc. as a collaboration with the European American Chamber of Commerce in New York. Last week I explained how many non-US companies, including Baltic businesses, are discouraged from exploiting a robust US marketplace by 10 legal myths than can easily be debunked. In this article I explain how Myth #1 – The costs of entry into the US, including the costs of business formation, are very great and, thus, prohibitive – is untrue. There are several ways for a European business to enter the US marketplace and each has i

Don’t Let These 10 Legal Myths Stop Your Doing Business In The United States!

This article first appeared on the EACCNY website. It is the first of a series of articles written by Marc S. Friedman, Director of Professional Relations at Global Commerce Education, Inc. as a collaboration with the European American Chamber of Commerce in New York. After practicing law for 47 years including with the World’s #1 Global law firm, I have learned that many non-US companies, including Baltic businesses, are discouraged from exploiting a robust US marketplace by 10 legal myths than can easily be debunked. The 10 legal myths are: The costs of entry into the US, including the costs of business formation, are very great and, thus, prohibitive. Forming a business in the US takes a

SPOTLIGHT – Bettina Bellande

Bettina Bellande is a Director with Global Commerce Education, Inc. “Most of my important lessons about life have come from recognizing how others from a different culture view things.”, writes author and communication expert, Edgar H. Schein. The concept of putting yourself in the shoes of someone from a different culture is critical for anyone expanding their business to a foreign country and can be instrumental to your success. Bettina Bellande knows this and has made it her professional mission to create ways for clients to experience these lessons first hand. Bettina’s mother was a New York-born singer and clothing designer with Italian roots and her father was an exiled Haitian diploma

Partner News: Conversation with Commissioner Pierre Moscovici

On September 25, 2018, the European American Chamber of Commerce of New York hosted a breakfast gathering entitled, “Resilient Growth, Uncertain Politics: The Outlook for the EU as it Heads into an Election Year.” The speaker was Pierre Moscovici, EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs. The discussion was moderated by New York Times Economic Scene Columnist Eduardo Porter. In a 2-hour commentary, including questions and answers, Mr. Moscovici shared with the attendees a short-term outlook for the EU and a view into the long-term challenges. Mr. Moscovici feels the current populism that is challenging the EU (and the U.S.) comes both from the extreme right a

Quit your job and travel the world? Now you can

The traditional 9-5 workday has been evolving for a while now. Many people resist being ‘tied-down’ to a specific job or a set location. They’re looking for flexibility and new experiences. Around the world, the ‘freelance’ industry is exploding and new online businesses are being launched every day by people who want to work for themselves, create their own schedule and take only the work that fulfills them. Add to that the desire to travel, experience new cultures and lifestyles and you have a new trend taking people abroad to do things like house-sitting, care taking, pet care, volunteering and even organic farming in other countries. But many don’t have the luxury of just quitting and le

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