International Update Series: Doing Business In and With Australia

Date July 26, 2012
Time 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Australia is the world's 13th largest economy and the fourth largest economy in the Asia-Pacific region.  Since the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement came into effect in 2005, bilateral goods and services trade between the US and Australia has increased by 52%.  As the 13th largest US export market with export opportunities in machinery, optical and medical instruments, electrical machinery, and pharmaceutical products, American exporter continue to find demand for innovative products and technologies in the Australian market.

Join us on Thursday, July 26th at 4:00 PM Eastern for a video-conference presentation and webinar when we will joined by four Australian attorneys from M+K Lawyers for a look "Down Under."  Terry Kokkinos will be discussing the Australian regulatory framework, the different structuring options for start-up operations and the foreign investment approval thresholds and requirements.  Rob Warnock will provide an outline of the tax regime in Australia and the tax treatments of the various structures and other tax considerations of internationals.  Rob Jackson will provide an overview of the employment and IR regulations and immigrations options for key staff relocating to Australia.  Lastly, Paul Kirton will address trade considerations and documents and IP protections in Australia.

If you would like to attend a video-conference presentation in one of our offices please CLICK HERE.  If you would prefer to attend via webinar, please register here: