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Right of First Refusal or Right to Match - Your Advantage

A Right of First Refusal or Right to Match is an essential element of Bylaws or Operating Agreements; Employment Agreements Commercial Leases...READ MORE.

FDA Certificates and the EU - Import/Export

Depending on the product you export, you must be registered with the FDA and have a certificate. The EU now requires manufacturers/exporters to be registered as well.

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA")

If you have a financial interest in or signature authority over a foreign financial account, including a bank account, brokerage account, mutual fund, trust or other type of foreign financial account, the Bank Secrecy Act may require you to report the account yearly to the Internal Revenue Service.

Oman Limits the National Treatment to Companies with Non-US Ownership

The U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement has recently evolved with regards to the Omani national treatment to U.S. companies that have some percentage of non-U.S. ownership.

Merger & Acquisition - Potential SEC violation

The Two-Track merger structure, also known as the Burger King Merger, may cause the SEC to be triggered early and a violation of rule 14e-5 of the 1934's Act.

US Subsdiaries and the Parent Company - What you should consider

Doing business in the US or abroad requires an understanding of the cultural, legal and financial systems of the country. Failure to comply with them may result in liability for the parent company.

Limit the Liability of Company Drivers

Whether the employee is an independent contractor, sub-contractor or full time employee, an increasing number of employees are found liable of negligent hiring.

Immigration by Investment

This article discusses some issues of importance to anyone considering immigration by investment to the United States.

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