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12/21/2011

With the holiday season in full swing and 2012 just around the corner, you’ll be hard pressed to find a fully staffed office this time of year at businesses worldwide. And when you’re operating internationally, it’s especially

12/19/2011

When a business looks to grow its market, exporting goods can seem like a simple way to expand its international presence. But similar to setting up overseas operations, exporting your products can create significant challenges

12/12/2011

In this guest post from Silicon Valley Bank, learn more about the international risk factors that can come into play when you enter new markets, and how you can gain the knowledge necessary to mitigate those risks can help you

12/7/2011

For those unfamiliar with doing business in France, the process of hiring employees is often challenging. A highly regulated employer/employee relationship, with legislation offering favoring the interests of the employee, can

11/22/2011

Managing the expense reports of the employees of your company in one country can be complex in itself. But if your business has international operations in several countries, each with different languages and currencies,

11/22/2011

Last week’s webinar The Expat Trap: Maintaining Sanity in Expatriate Management, encouraged a lot of discussion, as oftentimes, one of the first steps in any international expansion is setting up an expatriate overseas.There

11/15/2011

When working on international expansion or maintaining your existing international operations, heavy international travel is often required. The following guest post,originally appearing on the Concur Insights blog, gives some

11/7/2011

With incredible annual growth leading to its title as fastest-growing economy in the world, China is an economic powerhouse that cannot be ignored, and is not surprisingly the target of many companies considering

11/4/2011

The decision to embark on an international expansion can be both exciting and frightening: seemingly endless growth opportunities exist, but there can be significant risks involved. The checklist for setting up international

10/27/2011

Companies considering international expansion to India may want to look at what is often seen as straightforward, low risk way of entering the market: a joint venture. These are partnerships whereby the parties agree to

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