“Doing Business in the USA” April Seminar in London
3 April 2019
The United States remains a key place for entrepreneurs all over the world to fuel their next stage of business growth through US Expansion. The US is a big country, however, so where should a UK entrepreneur look to set up their US business?
Managing Director, Nora Rothrock, and Tax Director, Dave Daley, joins Avitus Group in Amsterdam in presenting the important steps necessary to help you enter the market, establish your business and operate successfully. A panel of expert speakers will ensure you gain an understanding of all the relevant areas.
When: 3 April 2019, 08:30 – 13:30
Where: Fragomen, 1st Floor, 95 Gresham St., London, EC2V 7NA
Below is the agenda. Select Register to confirm your attendance. If you have any questions in advance of the date, please don’t hesitate to contact Joni Trulock on +44 20 7645 3690 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8:30 Registration & coffee
8:50 Introduction by Peter Bishop, Deputy CEO, London Chamber of Commerce
9:00 DIT Role in USA Entry, Laurie Spicer, Department for International Trade, International Trade Advisor, USA Expert
9:15 Advanced Engineering, Marine Opportunities in the USA, Mick Essex, Head of Sector, DIT
9:30 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Neil Weaver, Executive Deputy Secretary for Economic Development; Jason Hunt, Business Development Manager, Office of International Business Development; Richard Kilner, Managing Director, European Office
9:50 One Stop Solution for a USA Entry, AVITUS Group, Dr Frank Levene, Independent Director
10:15 Fairfax County, Ian Metcalf, UK Director
10:45 Break & Refreshments
11:05 A USA Visa Strategy, Fragomen LLP, Charlotte Slocombe, Partner
11:30 Banking in the USA, Sonya Iovieno, Head of Venture & Growth Banking, Silicon Valley Bank
12:00 US Tax Planning, Advisory & Compliance, Nora Rothrock, Group Managing Director, US Tax & Financial Services and Dave Daley, Tax Director, US Tax & Financial Services
12:30 Panel Q&A and Wrap, Moderated by Peter Bishop, Deputy CEO, London Chamber of Commerce
13:00 Networking to Close
Special thanks to our partners:
Department for International Trade, Newable, Fragomen Worldwide, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Fairfax County Economic Development, Silicon Valley Bank, US Tax & Financial Services and the London Chamber of Commerce.
Did you Know?
Fact SevenThanks to FATCA banks must disclose their American account holders to the IRS or local tax authority.
Fact SixThe IRS is actively looking for non compliant US persons.
Fact FiveIt takes an average of 16 hours to do IRS Form 1040.
Fact FourThere are over 500 IRS tax forms.
Fact ThreeSince 1916, illegal income has been taxable.
Fact TwoUS persons must file tax returns no matter where they live and work.
Text One7 million Americans abroad
only 500,000 compliant