A Full-day Presents
Doing Business In The US
KEY TOPICS BUSINESS & INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES INCORPORATION, BANKING, AND SALES STRATEGIES GLOBAL MOBILITY AND STAFFING CHALLENGES SUCCESSFULLY PREPARING & FILING B-1, H-1B, L-1 AND GREEN CARDS HOW TO AVOID COSTLY MISTAKES AND RECEIVE MORE IMMIGRATION APPROVALS
WHY ATTEND Leading speakers share how they successfully launched Indian companies in the US Save thousands of dollars compared with hiring a consultant to get the same insight you'd find at this Workshop
EMPLOYMENT AND IMMIGRATION COMPLIANCE
Build profitable business relationships through networking with colleagues and other attendees
TAX PLANNING, IP, IMPORT CONTROLS, AND TRADE REGULATION
Advance your business and career through this powerful learning experience
PLUS: Q & A, MOCK SESSION, AND HANDS-ON PRACTICAL TRAINING FROM THE EXPERTS
REGISTER ONLINE: www.BIAConferences.com
Hyderabad | Chennai | Bangalore | Pune | Mumbai | New Delhi
PROGRAM TOPICS To be successful doing business in the U.S., Indian entities and investors must have a solid understanding of the current business and investment opportunities, U.S. policies, procedures, and laws. Our experts will provide you an overview of the legal and regulatory environment related to doing business in the U.S. and show you how to formulate effective business, immigration and tax strategies to take away and implement into your own business. U.S. immigration attorneys will also teach how to accomplish successful B-1, H-1B, L-1 and Green Card applications.
KEY AREAS COVERED INCLUDE Business and Investment Opportunities: When, Where and How to do Business • Overview of Business Opportunities in Various Industry Sectors
U.S. Immigration Strategies: Successfully Preparing & Filing B-1, H-1B, L-1 and Green Cards
• Future Trends
• ‘B-1 in Lieu of H-1B’ option
• Incentives for Foreign Investors
• H-1B Cap Strategies: How to beat the H-1B Cap?
• Actual Case Studies
• Dealing with Employer-Employee Relationship • Selecting the best alternative: L-1A or L-1B?
Successful Market Entry: Incorporation, Banking, and Sales Strategies • US Legal and Regulatory Framework • Buy or Build, Mergers & Acquisitions and Joint Ventures • Setting up a Bank Account and Financing a Foreign Business
• When to implement the L-1 Blanket Program? • Opening a New Office in the U.S. using the L-1 Visa • H-1B Visa and EB-2 Green Card for Entrepreneurs • Visas for Artists, Entertainers, Producers and Musicians • EB-1 Green Card for Executives, Scientists and Artists • EB-5 Investor Green Card: Are you rich enough?
• Sales through Distributors, Representatives and Franchisees
Mobility and Staffing Challenges: How to Hire Correctly for the U.S. Market
Immigration Tips from the Experts: How to Avoid Costly Mistakes and Receive More Approvals • How to avoid an RFE?
• Staffing Challenges Facing Indian Companies in the US Market
• Denials under Section 214(b) and 221(g)
• Pros and Cons of Staffing from India vs. The US Local Market
• Avoiding H-1B and L-1 visa denial after USCIS Approval
• How to Hire Cap Exempt H-1B Employees
• Avoiding confusion at U.S. Ports of Entry – Do’s and Don’ts • What do you do if the Petition with USCIS is denied?
Tax Planning, IP, Import Controls, and Trade Regulations • Tax Planning to Conduct Business in the U.S. • US Payroll vs. Indian Payroll • Export & Import Controls and Foreign Trade Zones • IP and Product Liability Law: An Overview • Antitrust and Trade Regulation • Restrictions on Foreign Investment
Dealing with Employees: Employment and Immigration Compliance • US Employment Law: An Overview • Developing an Employment and Immigration Policy • Potential Liabilities of Terminating Employees • Insurance Requirements: Liability, Workers Comp, Medical • I-9, LCA and PERM Audits: Maintaining Compliance • Employer’s obligations towards H and L employees
PLUS: Q & A, Mock Session, and Hands-on Practical Training from the Experts
GENERAL INFORMATION WHO SHOULD ATTEND Executives, Managers, Business Owners, Investors, HR and Immigration Professionals, Exporters, Entrepreneurs and anyone who will benefit from expert formal training in US legal and business matters.
DATE & VENUE
January 28, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Park Hotel
Register for Early Bird by 15 January 2013 and save Rs. 500!
January 30, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Le Royal Meridian
Register for Early Bird by 17 January 2013 and save Rs. 500!
February 01, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Chancery Pavilion
Register for Early Bird by 21 January 2013 and save Rs. 500!
February 04, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Register for Early Bird by 22 January 2013 and save Rs. 500!
February 06, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Register for Early Bird by 24 January 2013 and save Rs. 500!
February 08, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eros â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Hilton
Register for Early Bird by 28 January 2013 and save Rs. 500!
Number of participants is limited. To ensure yourself a seat please register for the workshop as soon as possible. Please contact Ravi Kiran to receive a registration form or visit the website below.
Rs.2450 (Early Bird Fee Rs.1950). Workshop price includes a FREE 120 page Handbook, Lunch and a discount coupon worth Rs.5000 towards future services.
Ravi Kiran at 040 - 23546104 or India@BIAConferences.com Website: www.BIACoferences.com
1-to-1 BUSINESS CLINIC Expert advisors and attorneys will be available for one-on-one consultations between 5 pm and 8 pm IST after the Workshop at the event venue. Schedule online for 1-to-1 Business Clinic separately. Appointments are very limited.
SPEAKERS Thomas Joy practices primarily in the area of immigration and business law. With 35 years in practicing law, Mr. Joy has experienced almost every business and immigration issue. An aggressive practitioner, he has an incredible passion for his work and his clients' causes. Mr. Joy assists companies, universities and hospitals in obtaining work visas and green cards. He provides strategic planning for employment of foreign nationals, serves as immigration counsel for the preservation of work visas and green cards during corporate restructurings, and establishes training programs to facilitate the transfer of foreign employees. He also advises clients on employment verification, government audits and investigations.
THOMAS JOY Recently, Mr. Joy has experienced an increase in demand for his strategic advice from clients whose applications could not be processed due to the limited number of visas available under the current quota limits. Mr. Joy provides expert immigration opinions and regularly advises clients ranging from multinational executives to treaty investors, researchers & scientists, software professionals, NAFTA professionals, as well as athletes, artists, entertainers and fashion models. A lawyer who makes the law work for his clients, Mr. Joy receives kudos for his exemplary knowledge of the immigration field. Mr. Joy is a frequent speaker on business and immigration at conferences, associations and trade organizations worldwide. Audiences and clients appreciate listening to what he has to say because he always manages to present the material in a logical manner.
James R. Ziegler is an acknowledged thought leader in the staffing and global mobility industry. As an entrepreneur and executive of global talent management and payroll service firms, Dr. Ziegler has been responsible for strategy to ensure delivery of high quality global mobility solutions for clients worldwide. Dr. Ziegler developed innovative solutions for sponsoring work visas (such as H-1B, TN, etc.) and green cards. Dr. Ziegler brings a variety of skills to organizations to help improve not only their results, but also their processes and understands the issues from a global perspective.
JAMES R. ZIEGLER
Dr. Ziegler builds competitive advantage for his clients through recruiting and cultivating intercultural talent. Dr. Ziegler has focused on driving effective and efficient change, done in a way that balances the needs of organizations as well as the impact on their people.
Venkat Ramineni has conducted International Business in the areas of Joint Ventures, E-commerce, Investments and Immigration for the last 20 years. During this time he has worked extensively in US and Asian markets, and has a great understanding of both cultures. Mr. Ramineni began as a young immigrant, was recognized early on by the US Government as one of the extraordinary foreign nationals. He self-established himself as a successful entrepreneur, and has grown to be a mentor for other businesses. For the last 10 years Mr. Ramineni has actively assisted more than 225 foreign companies that were interested in building businesses in the US.
Mr. Ramineni brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, valuable contacts and sincere interest to assist companies and entrepreneurs in India. Mr. Ramineni speaks at numerous conferences in the US, Asia and Europe, helping companies understand and develop strategies to be successful in the US. It should come as no surprise that in 2010, The Los Angeles Times featured Mr. Ramineni on the front page together with President Obama as part of the US trade delegation to India. Mr. Ramineni holds memberships in various organizations including The Asia Society, TownHall, and World Affairs Council.
SPONSORS We would like to thank our very generous sponsors. DIAMOND
Doing Business In The US REGISTRANT Please print or type one form per person; photocopy this form for additional registrants
EVENT DETAILS HYDERABAD - 28 January 2013
REGISTRATION FEE Amount (Rs) No. Of Registrants
CHENNAI - 30 January 2013
Discount Code (if any) BANGALORE - 01 February 2013 PUNE - 04 February 2013
MUMBAI - 06 February 2013
PAYMENT METHOD NEW DELHI - 08 February 2013
All payments should be made payable to: VisaPro Services Private Limited, Hyderabad
CONTACT MAIL THIS FORM TO VisaPro Services Private Limited No. C-11, Road No. 8 Film Nagar, Jubilee Hills Hyderabad 500 096
Ravi Kiran at 040-23546104 or India@BIAConferences.com
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