Streamlining Your US Expansion – A Thought Leadership Chat
15 October 2021
Are you considering growth into the US market in 2021/22? Join our Managing Director, Nora Rothrock, for a Streamlining Your US Expansion free webcast, hosted by Wilson Sonsini, where you can access an array of eminent advisors who can support UK businesses with US investment aspirations. We will explore the comprehensive operational support needed to establish, grow, and streamline your US expansion activity. Get ready to learn more about what you need to know and plan for in your US expansion and tools you can leverage.
- Starting up
- Incorporation & location
- Marketing approach
- Immigration & visas
- Scaling – Fundraising from US VCs
This online-only event will take place on 15 October from 2:30-4:00 pm (BST).
Dr. Frank Levene (Principal, Blue Link Worldwide UK) is a US citizen and UK national who has spent a lifetime as a senior international executive having lived & worked in both countries.
Sonya Iovieno (Head of Venture & Growth, Silicon Valley Bank – UK Branch) heads up the Venture & Growth division of Silicon Valley Bank’s UK Branch. Sonya joined SVB from Lloyds Bank in September 2016, where she was responsible for new business origination with mid-market companies. Sonya brings 20 years of corporate and commercial banking experience. At Silicon Valley Bank, Sonya is focused on high growth venture capital-backed businesses that have typically raised Series A financing helping them to scale until they exit or become profitable.
Nora Rothrock (Group Managing Director, US Tax & Financial Services) is a commercially-focused Managing Director with extensive experience in UK, European and US strategy. She regularly advises emerging and scale-up companies on growth and commercial strategies, including US Expansion and business transformation.
Daniel Glazer (Partner, Wilson Sonsini) advises UK/European tech and life sciences companies on raising US capital and expanding their businesses into US markets.
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