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UK-US trade event: Expanding your business overseas

UK-US trade event: Expanding your business overseas

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Time: 9:30 - 12:00

Location: Milton Keynes Business Centre, Foxhunter Drive, Milton Keynes, MK14 6GD

Cost of Event: Free


Expansion into the US often becomes a key feature of a UK company’s growth strategy when it reaches a certain stage. The US market offers countless opportunities – a new potential customer base, access to talent and sources of capital, and a chance to develop your offering.

A new country comes with a distinct set of challenges, like different legal, employment and tax structures. It is important to understand the US business landscape from the outset to increase your chance of success.


We Will Cover: 

  • US-UK bilateral trade policy perspectives
  • Brexit and The American View – why investing in the U.S. makes sense
  • Trading with the US vs. Trading in the US
  • Support available from the DIT to help grow your export sales
  • Choice of business/entity in the US, business structure, and how to avoid common tax pitfalls
  • Available tax credits and incentives
  • The logistics of setting up in the US, including practical issues such as opening a US bank account


 Confirmed Speakers: 

  • John Simmons, Minister Counsellor for Commercial Affairs at the US Embassy in London
  • David Taylor, International Trade Advisor at Department for International Trade (DIT) for the South East region
  • Mike Hayes, Tax Partner at Kingston Smith
  • Yelena Epova, Tax Partner and Partner-in-Charge of International Services at Aprio


Who Should Attend:

Business owners and decision makers considering expansion into the US market and are looking for some advice and practical information on the next steps.


To book click here.

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