International Business and Tax Planning

Our international business and tax planning attorneys have extensive experience representing the legal interests of domestic and international companies operating in the rapidly changing global marketplace.

Our international business and tax planning attorneys offer a full range of legal services to businesses engaged in international commerce, including expert transactional (particularly those transactions that involve doing business in the United States or with U.S. enterprises) and litigation services. The breadth of our diverse practice enables us to assist our clients with forming business and tax planning; organizing business entities across borders; buying and selling businesses and properties; financing emerging companies; engaging in international transactions and related securities issues; establishing and protecting intellectual property rights; minimizing taxes and planning estates; assessing creditors’ rights and bankruptcy issues; and, if civil or criminal litigation is unavoidable, having their interests represented by experienced trial counsel. Some of the international business law services we provide these clients include:

  • Business Planning and Development
  • Business Law
  • Construction
  • Criminal—White Collar
  • E-Commerce
  • Electronic Discovery (“E-Discovery”)
  • Environmental
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • Immigration
  • Internet Law
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • New Market Expansion
  • Real Estate & Land Use
  • Taxation

We represent private and public, domestic and multinational corporations in business, litigation, and international negotiation matters in over 50 countries. Below is a more complete list of countries where our clients hail from and/or where they do business:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • England
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Holland
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • P.R. China
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

Norris McLaughlin is the host to Business Without Borders, an international business blog located at The blog is a collaborative effort of the Norris McLaughlin international business and tax planning attorneys. The international business and tax planning attorneys are an experienced group of skilled attorneys offering a full range of legal services to its foreign and domestic clients who are engaged in international commerce. Likewise, the blog addresses current issues, changes in the law and other topics from a variety of legal disciplines, including, but not limited to, business, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, labor and employment, immigration, and intellectual property. The blog also includes guest bloggers from the international business world, who have a particular expertise on a subject matter, country, treaty or industry.

We are the exclusive New Jersey member of both Meritas and Legal Network International, which are affiliations of select independent law firms located in every state in the U.S. and many countries throughout the world. Our membership in these organizations provides our clients with immediate access to high-quality legal services in other jurisdictions.

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