For Americans and Europeans wishing to do business successfully in Asia, certain cultural and legal differences must be understood and taken into account. In particular, communication styles, tax issues and perspectives on intellectual property can feel other-worldly to Western entrepreneurs and deal makers. Further, payment of bribes is customary in many countries outside of the U.S. However, payment of bribes by a U.S. company is not only illegal under U.S. law, but they are not deductible for tax purposes either. This puts American companies at a distinct disadvantage when pursuing international opportunities.
Many mistakes are preventable. If you are looking for a knowledgeable advisor to help you navigate the complexities of an Asian business environment, talk to the business experts at Allen Barron and the attorneys of Janathan L. Allen, APC.
International Business Transactions In Asia: Planning, Execution And Problem-Solving
At the law firm of Janathan L. Allen, APC, we work with American and European businesses in planning and executing solid transactions in Asia, ever mindful of critical tax considerations and always aware of the big picture. At Allen Barron, we advise an international clientele regarding each step of the business life cycle. We can assist you with regard to:
- The formation of entities in Asia
- Tax planning that will protect you in the future
- The establishment of proper accounting procedures
- The resolution of commercial disputes and tax controversies
Based in San Diego, California, Allen Barron and Janathan L. Allen, APC serve as a single source of guidance regarding business, legal, tax and accounting matters.
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