Interested in working for an international company but worried that it might not be the right fit for you? I recently interviewed an employee of an international company and put together this list of pros and cons for you to consider when you are deciding whether or not to apply to work for an international…

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A common issue that business travelers have is how to focus on staying fit while traveling. Traveling consists of eating lots of quick meals in rushed environments with little time for exercise and general health. While on the road, it can be difficult to make sure you get enough sleep, which can also lead to…

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If you own a business in North Carolina that has been sued, the first step you should take is hiring a local law firm to defend the case and help protect your company moving forward. Many companies, especially those based outside of the US who own businesses in North Carolina, may consider hiring counsel from…

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Mathew Flatow's International Business Travel Tips

I am fortunate to have a job that allows me to travel to interesting places. While perhaps not the typical road warrior who has to take connecting flights to towns with three stop lights, I am able to travel, on the regular, to places such as Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas and…

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How Growing Up in a German-American Home Impacts My Practice of Law

For the English version, scroll down. Ich bin eine Amerikanerin der zweiten Generation. Meine Mutter und mein Vater haben sich in 1974 in einem Kibbuz in der Nähe von Jerusalem getroffen. Ein Kibbuz ist eine Siedlung, die einen gemeinsamen Lebensstil in Israel fördert. Meine Mutter war in Israel um für ihre Dissertation über die Erziehung…

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Charlotte as an International Gateway for Startups

Note: this post was updated October 2019 to include unique funding opportunities for startup companies in Charlotte and North Carolina. They say Charlotte’s got a lot, and it certainly does for today’s aspiring tech entrepreneurs.  Boasting the fastest growing tech industry in the United States, Charlotte is home to an international airport, a rapidly growing…

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The Importance of Reviewing Agreements Presented by Your International Employer

With the increasing interconnectedness of our world, it is now quite commonplace for the American worker to be employed by a company that is based overseas. In the United States, the law provides companies doing business here with many tools that can be wielded to protect the interests of the company, including non-competition agreements, confidentiality…

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When Foreign Corporations are Sued in the US

Unfortunately, companies in the United States must accept that, at some point, they will be sued and brought to court. Companies should budget for this eventuality and simply anticipate that they will have to deal with disputes as a major cost of doing business. Similarly, if you are a company based outside the US, doing…

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protect the business interests of international companies

International companies doing business in the United States can encounter a litany of legal and regulatory challenges as they navigate a system of rules that can be quite different from those governing company operations at headquarters overseas. One of the keys to establishing and maintaining successful U.S.-based operations is the strong drafting of agreements that…

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international startups entering the United States

While our Charlotte-based law firm is equipped to handle a variety of cases involving business litigation, we also support businesses through a host of transactional services, as well as assist companies looking to get started and those looking to grow in the United States. Our team has extensive experience working with US-based businesses who offshore…

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