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Doing Business with the USA

Doing Business with the USA
18th September 2012

American companies seeking Australian partners

On Tuesday, 23 October 2012 Angela will speak at the AmCham Executive Tutorial on “Importing, Exporting and Investing in the US”.

As described by AmCham:
America is the land of business opportunity for Australia. In the current economic climate, the opportunity exists to import from the USA at very competitive exchange rates, or become an agent or distributor for American made goods.
Investment opportunities are also very good – not just in real estate but other areas. And of course, for the right product, exporting is viable or launching your business in the USA is a real option.
If you have thought of these options, you need to know the rules: business law, tax liability, immigration issues, state government requirements, incentives and taxes, labor laws, customs and import rules – the list is long and complex.
Learn from four experts. Avoid the pitfalls and common mistakes.

The presenters will be:

  • U.S. Commercial Service – Joe Kaesshaefer, Senior Commercial Officer for Australia and New Zealand, U.S. Commercial Service
  • Market Entry – Angela Foley, Managing Director, Foley and Associates
  • Legal Issues – Anne Petterd, Special Counsel, Baker & McKenzie
  • International Tax – Joe Kledis, International Tax Services – U.S. Tax Desk, Ernst & Young
  • Immigration Issues – Noah Klug, Manager – US Immigration, Australia/APAC, Fragomen Australia


If you are interested in the U.S. market, you must attend AmCham’s ‘Doing Business with the USA – Importing, Exporting and Investing’ Tutorial.