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Surprises For International Retailers Coming to the USA

Posted in Cross Border, Leasing, Regulatory, Retail

We are all aware that stateside landlords long for that new, fresh idea—something they can show off at their mall or street location and that can’t be found in every mall in every city in the country. Successful international retailers are aware of this potentially lucrative avenue to increase revenues. USA demographics are incredibly enticing…. Continue Reading

The (Border) Adjustment Bureau: Hold On to Your (Imported) Hats

Posted in Cross Border, Retail, Retail Sales, Tax

Retailers would be wise to pay close attention to the upcoming tax-plan deliberations of the 115th U.S. Congress. A proposal currently being considered would adjust the U.S. corporate tax by making imports a non-deductible expense. This adjustment is intended to create incentives for domestic production, as companies would no longer be able to reduce their… Continue Reading

The Honeymoon is Over – Investigation of Commercial Bribery in the Retail Industry

Posted in Compliance, Cross Border, Retail

Over the past decade, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has drastically ramped up its enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), which prohibits the payment or offer of payment of anything of value to a foreign government official to assist a company in obtaining or retaining business. DOJ’s enforcement efforts tend to have… Continue Reading