High Street Partners' Blog

March 2014: International Operations Update

Date Posted: 3/20/2014

As global trade continues to evolve, tax authorities naturally follow with stricter regulations designed to close tax loopholes used by sophisticated multinationals. This rapidly changing international tax landscape requires constant vigilance and adaptation of compliance processes for those doing business abroad.

What the Crisis in Crimea Means for Your Business in Russia

Date Posted: 3/19/2014

Russia is economically tangled with the EU and with the U.S., in large part through Western businesses selling to Russian consumers and those involved in Russia’s resource economy. So — in addition to the human consequences of the conflict — there are both long-term and short-term consequences for firms doing or contemplating business in the Russian Federation.

MINT May Be the New BRIC, but Do We Really Need It?

Date Posted: 3/11/2014

IKEA ready-to-assemble Swedish furniture warehouse is coming to greater Jakarta.

Shipments of smart devices to Mexico­– PCs, tablets, and smartphones–grew 46% last year.

These are but two examples of why MINT is the latest buzz acronym for armchair traveling economists. MINT – Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey

8 Top Event Picks for South By Southwest Interactive (SXSW)

Date Posted: 3/5/2014

For the 2nd year in a row, High Street Partners will be attending SXSW Interactive, one of the world’s largest gatherings of technology and digital professionals. As part of our participation on this trek to Austin, HSP will be co-sponsoring an “unofficial” kick-off event on Friday March 7th, from 4-7pm at the W Hotel, alongside our friends at DLA Piper and Ernst & Young.

World Cup 2014: Brazil’s Social Media and Marketing Perfect Storm

Date Posted: 2/26/2014

The biggest social media event is coming to the most social media-mad country, making Brazil an indispensable proving ground for international brands.