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Doing Business in the USA Webinar (North West)

14 September 2021

Doing Business in the USAThe US is the UK’s largest export market for goods and services. UK products are in demand in the US and have a strong reputation for quality. UK services are also highly valued there. In 2019, UK companies exported £65.2bn worth of services to the US. The British American Business Council North West, in partnership with the Department for International Trade North West, is inviting companies to join a webinar on practical tips and advice on Doing Business in the USA from experienced panel speakers. You will also hear from businesses who are experienced and have been successful in the USA market.

Delegates will hear from two panels of experts, hosted by Dr Frank Levene, of Blue Link Worldwide Inc & Blue Link UK:

  • Opportunities in the USA: for market information, tips, research, and planning
  • A Professional Approach to the USA: for practical advice on doing business in this growing market

You’ll also hear from DIT Export Champions Direct Access and Clarke Energy on their experience with the USA.

Delegates will be given the opportunity to book 1-2-1 sessions with our expert speakers following the core webinar.

When: 14 September 2021, From 11:00am
Where: Zoom

Below is the agenda. You must Register to confirm your attendance.

11:00    Welcome & Opening remarks, Lynn Shaw, DIT – NW & Head of DIT Global Programs

09:05    PANEL 1: Opportunities in the USA – Facilitator: Dr Frank Levene, Principal Partner, BLW
Daniel Glazer, Partner, Wilson Sonsini, LPP,
Tech pioneers, Routes to Market and Fundraising
Richard Kilner, Managing Director, Pennsylvania European Investment Office
Stephen Bridges, Director, UK & Ireland, Indiana EDO
Steve Lanier, President, American World Service Inc – Market Research, Distribution, Market Planning
Nora Rothrock, Group Managing Director, US Tax & Financial Services – US Tax Compliance & Planning

11:30  Steven Mifsud MBE, Director, Direct Access
Company Case Study 1, US Export Champion

11:33  PANEL 2: A Professional Approach to the USA – Facilitator: Dr Frank Levene
Robert Whittall, CPA, ACA, MAcc, Dyke Yaxley LLC., Accounting US best practice, compliance
Simon Bradbury, Senior Partner, Appleyard Lees, IP protections and warranties
Joanne Farquharson, President. Foothold America, HR, Employer of Will, Entity Formation
Arvinder Ubi, Director, Ellis Porter, Immigration Lawyers, Changes & Challenges

11:53   Alex MarshallGroup Business Development & Marketing Director, Clarke Energy
Company Case Study 2, US Investment Champion

11:56   Question & Answer

12:00   Closing Remarks, Lynn Shaw

Did you Know?

  • Fact Seven

    Thanks to FATCA banks must disclose their American account holders to the IRS or local tax authority.
  • Fact Six

    The IRS is actively looking for non compliant US persons.
  • Fact Five

    It takes an average of 16 hours to do IRS Form 1040.
  • Fact Four

    There are over 500 IRS tax forms.
  • Fact Three

    Since 1916, illegal income has been taxable.
  • Fact Two

    US persons must file tax
    returns no matter where they live and work.
  • Text One

    7 million Americans abroad
    only 500,000 compliant

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