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U.S. Technology Companies Expanding Internationally


In my recent Bank of the West Palo Alto event, I addressed the issues of foreign companies establishing operations in the U.S. Now I can describe the salient issues for U.S. companies attempting to do business internationally.  With accessible transportation … Continue reading

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Recreating Silicon Valley Outside of Silicon Valley


From various meetings with international startup centers from Russia to Portugal, they all have inquired whether they could create a Silicon Valley in their country.  But I have been hesitant to answer in the affirmative, since some of the ingredients … Continue reading

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Startups: Foreign and domestic corporate governance laws are not homogenous, and don’t expect them to be


While attending a seminar on European startups, one commentator criticized the Balkanization of corporate governance law throughout Europe. I was perplexed. True—whenever I dealt with the rollout of any entity in Europe, I regarded each country as sui generis – … Continue reading

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Technology Companies must combine International Growth with the right legal infrastructure


I have noted that the advantage of my business and legal background is my ability to temper sales and marketing with legal structure to mitigate any potential revenue loss when expanding internationally. This means that whenever I see the company … Continue reading

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