Past Event

Expand Your Business in the United States
When: Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 08:30 - Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 11:00

The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (AmCham Canada) in partnership with the Commercial Service of the U.S. Embassy invite you to attend an “Expand Your Business in the U.S.“ seminar on Thursday May 15, 2014.

This complimentary program will feature presentations by leading experts and government representatives who will address tax, legal, immigration and site location considerations related to establishing or expanding a business in the United States.

Program Information

8:30 Registration 

8:55 Introduction and Welcome by Rich Steffens, U.S. Embassy & Rick Tachuk, AmCham Canada

9:00 "Tax Planning for Canadian Companies Entering or Engaged in the U.S.” 
        Alan Tippett, Leader – U.S. and Cross-Border Tax Service, KPMG

9:25 “The U.S. Legal Environment – Business Formation, Employment Law, Operations and Dispute Resolution”, 
Deborah J. Chadsey, Partner Kavinoky & Cook LLP, Buffalo, NY / Toronto, ON

9:50 “The Art of Corporate Immigration under NAFTA”
        Warren Creates, Head Immigration Practice, Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP

10:15 Networking Break

10:30 Invest in the U.S. Panel Discussion
        “Federal, State and Local Assistance to Facilitate Your Corporate Expansion”

  • Rick Ortiz, Deputy Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy, Ottawa 
  • John Tubbs, CEO, County of Franklin Industrial Development Agency

11:00 Program Ends

                             (Advanced registration & photo identification required for entry)

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Hosted by
AmCham National Capital