Considering expanding your company’s international presence to Germany? With its openness to foreign investment and proximity to other key nations, Europe’s largest economy is a popular choice for international expansion and puts you in good company. The nation sees more than $46 billion in annual foreign direct investment.
Highly discerning consumers and employment laws similar to the rest of the European Union can create unforeseen challenges for those starting up operations here. Incorrectly setting up in country can quickly result in significant and unexpected taxes, fines or contractual issues with clients.
If Germany is part of your expansion plans, join us for this informative, free webinar to learn how to navigate setting up operations in this country.
The agenda includes:
Dafydd Williams, Director of Advisory Services, High Street Partners
Based in the U.K., Dafydd provides hands-on client advisory services across the AMESA region, with extensive experience with German human resources issues. Before joining HSP, he spent 15 years with PwC and Arthur Andersen in London, Paris and Sydney, working on international mobility solutions for multinational companies and their employees, and has also spent time working with government bodies on economic development. Dafydd has lived many of the experiences faced by HSP clients in cross-border operations.
Florian Haase, Partner, DLA Piper
Florian is a German-qualified lawyer and a certified tax lawyer who holds a Masters degree in International Tax Law. He is head of the firm’s German Tax group and leads a team of tax lawyers and advisors in the Hamburg office. Florian concentrates on tax structuring of acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, complex financing models as well as private equity and real estate transactions, each with a special focus on international and cross-border issues. He has particular experience in transfer pricing, relocation issues, the taxation of closed-end and open investment funds and tax litigation.
CEOs, CFOs and any others involved with businesses looking to expand overseas. Feel free to forward this invitation to interested colleagues.
About DLA Piper
DLA Piper is a global law firm with 4,200 lawyers located in 31 countries and 77 offices throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, positioning us to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world.