November 10, 2010
Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
721 Route 202-206, Suite 200
P.O. Box 5933
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
Chief Marketing Officer
(908) 722-0700 x4224
Bridgewater, NJ (November 10, 2010) – U.S.-based law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A. has launched Business Without Borders, an international business blog located at www.nmmlaw.com/category/bwob/. The blog keeps executives informed on the multifarious issues involved in successfully operating a business when expanding in to a new marketplace, namely the United States of America (U.S.).
“Upon entering a foreign jurisdiction, such as the U.S., foreign businesses are confronted with subtleties and complexities of state and federal law. Likewise, a U.S. firm looking to expand abroad faces dissimilarities and unknown nuances in other markets and legal systems. To prosper, businesses need the proper legal guidance from seasoned business attorneys that are knowledgeable in handling these matters, both inside and outside of the U.S.,” stated Robert C. Gabrielski, a Member of the firm and Chair of its International and Business Law Groups.
Norris McLaughlin, P.A. is a full service commercial and international legal practice with corporate, tax, intellectual property, immigration and litigation being significant components. Being properly informed on business, tax, employment, and environmental laws is especially pertinent to U.S.-bound businesses. Having knowledge and guidance up-front in those areas may not only reduce their legal risk in the U.S., but also increase the prospect of a profitable and successful business venture. The Norris McLaughlin, P.A.attorneys and invited experts that write for the blog provide clients with information that will be useful in taking advantage of the opportunities and laws in the U.S. and its 50 constituent states, as well as offering insight to those companies seeking to expand into non-U.S. markets.
The attorneys in the Norris McLaughlin, P.A. International Law Group offer a full range of legal services to foreign and domestic clients who are engaged in international commerce in over 50 countries. The firm is the exclusive New Jersey member of both Meritas and Legal Network International, which are affiliations of highly select independent law firms located in every state in the U.S. and throughout the world. Its membership in these organizations provides its clients with immediate access to high quality legal services in many jurisdictions.
Norris McLaughlin, P.A.’s international law services include acting as U.S. counsel for foreign-based corporations and their U.S. subsidiaries; advising on international trade matters involving the sale of goods and services into and from the U.S., including competition laws and trade regulation issues; structuring and negotiating complex international transactions including cross-border mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, financing, and equity investments; advising and protecting patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret rights worldwide, as well as cross-border intellectual property litigation; advising on immigration, labor & employment and employee benefits issues; providing services for acquisition and construction of U.S. and foreign real estate projects; providing international tax planning, treaty interpretation, and handling of international tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Federal District and Appellate Courts; assisting international e-commerce companies with market access problems, tax issues, intellectual property protection, corporate structuring, and commercial transactions; handling complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts involving a wide range of matters including complete arbitration and mediation services; counseling on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related issues; and providing advice and legal support services on international financing transactions.
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