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Crossing the Pond:

European Expansion Strategies for Your Business

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6:00 PM  Registration, Refreshments & Networking

6:15 PM  Welcome and Panel Discussion

7:30 PM  Q&A

7:45 PM  Business Card Drawing, More Refreshments & Networking

8:00 PM  Program Concludes

FACC President and Board Member Jonathan A. Grode, Esq., US Practice Director, Green and Spiegel LLC, moderated a panel addressing strategies to help companies expand to Europe and France. 


Vanessa Jannot-Wayne, Business Development Director, Business France, New York

  • Update on the French Business Climate

  • Legal Changes under the Current French Administration

  • Incentives and Advantages of Establishing a Business in France

Nihat Kurt, Esq., Partner, Expat Management Group, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Immigration to the EU

  • Specific Visa Options for the Netherlands and France

  • Working with Customers in France and the Rest of the EU from a Business Set-up in Amsterdam

Tifphani White-King, JD, EA, Principal, National Tax Practice Leader, Mazars USA, New York

  • Tax, Trade, and Tariff Considerations When Expanding Your Business to Europe

Jeremy Heep, Esq., Partner and Head of the French Desk, Pepper Hamilton LLP, FACC Board Member, and Event Host-Sponsor

  • Welcome FACC Members and Guests

  • Litigation Considerations and the Differences between Dispute Resolution in Europe v. the US

  • International Arbitration

John Kostenbauder, CPA, Partner, Mazars USA's Ft. Washington, PA, and Event Sponsor

  • International Tax and Consulting Services Provided by Mazars USA

Merci Beaucoup to Our Event Host and Sponsors:


Pepper Hamilton LLP

3000 Two Logan Square

On 18th Street between Arch & Cherry

Philadelphia, PA 19103

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