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Foreign Direct Investment Consulting

Assistance at every phase of an FDI initiative

For U.S. companies looking to expand internationally or global companies ready to explore opportunities in the United States, the challenges are remarkably similar, and range from unfamiliar business and social cultures, to new tax and regulatory systems, to local industry dynamics.

RSM provides informed guidance on global trade topics during every phase of an FDI project. Our U.S.-based professionals have the international experience, foreign language skills and deep knowledge of technical accounting and tax matters to help you successfully implement your strategy and vision regarding:

  • Market entry through greenfield start-ups, mergers, acquisitions or joint ventures
  • Expansion through organic growth and acquisitions
  • Optimization and exit strategies, such as divestitures and carve-outs

Most Recent FDI Insights

The cancellation of the U.S. - Hong Kong Shipping Agreement

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The cancellation of the U.S. - Hong Kong Shipping Agreement

The U.S. State Department informed Hong Kong authorities that the shipping agreement between the countries has been suspended or terminated.

  • Ramon Camacho, Frank Ji
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  • September 11, 2020
How cross-border tax planning can empower global mobility

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How cross-border tax planning can empower global mobility

Global mobility requires cross-border tax planning with a global perspective, assignment planning and payroll reporting obligations.

  • August 04, 2020
RSM provides real-world expansion strategy to e-commerce business

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RSM provides real-world expansion strategy to e-commerce business

RSM creates a holistic solution to solve the multifaceted complex business issues a company faces when it considers global expansion.

  • June 08, 2020
Section 385 debt-equity regulations finalized; status quo maintained

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Section 385 debt-equity regulations finalized; status quo maintained

Finalized section 385 debt-equity regulations proposed in 2016, government still plans to issue some less harsh rules in the future.

  • Stefan Gottschalk
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  • May 14, 2020

INSIGHT ARTICLE

What does France's IP tax regime mean for multinational companies?

France enacted an intellectual property tax regime. Find out what this means for U.S. multinational businesses with operations in France.

  • Marianne Kane
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  • April 20, 2020
Overview of the 2020 Mexican tax reform

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Overview of the 2020 Mexican tax reform

In early September, Mexico released a proposed tax reform package with significant changes in the country’s international tax regime.

  • Edgar Lopezlena, Mario Montemayor, Antonio Rodriguez
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  • February 18, 2020
Mandatory reporting under the EU’s new DAC 6 directive looms near

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Mandatory reporting under the EU’s new DAC 6 directive looms near

DAC 6 reporting by intermediaries implementing or advising on certain cross-border arrangements in EU member states starts July 2020.

  • Ramon Camacho, Aureon Herron-Hinds
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  • December 06, 2019

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Puerto Rico Opportunity Zone Funds: The Last Frontier

Puerto Rico has enacted new legislation to provide additional tax benefits for investing in projects in PR opportunity zones.

  • Tom Windram, Jared Boucher
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  • November 08, 2019
India cuts corporate tax rates: Now one of the lowest in Asia

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India cuts corporate tax rates: Now one of the lowest in Asia

India’s sweeping corporate tax cuts, effective retroactively to April 1, 2019, makes the country a viable investment destination in Asia.

  • Mukesh Patel, Atul Sapra
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  • September 25, 2019
6 issues for manufacturers to consider when starting global operations

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6 issues for manufacturers to consider when starting global operations

Entering a new market requires planning, patience and attention to detail. Manufacturers have a few candid insights to share.