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GlobalBiz: How to avoid legal hurdles when expanding overseas

By Michael Muth, GlobalBiz columnist In this interview with attorney David Laverty, a principal of International Counsel, GlobalBiz explores the legal options and challenges associated with moving a small business into the international marketplace. Laverty has more than 20 years of experience with contracts, investment and market-entry matters. In his work in the United States as […]

Global Biz: Navigating the legal landscape of overseas expansion

By Michael Muth, GlobalBiz columnist Increasingly, small businesses are targeting a global market. To be successful, it helps to learn from other, experienced firms how to launch an international business, what types of business structures work best for global expansion and how to adapt to local cultures. In GlobalBiz, contributing columnist Michael Muth will shed light […]

Guest column: Save time by seeking advice

By Lorene Kennard, Guest Columnist “If I knew then what I know now, boy, would I have done things differently!” This is a popular refrain uttered by everyone who has embarked on a new business venture. Most proprietors planning to start a business discover they have an infinite number of things to do before, during […]

Guest column: Avoid business mistakes by routinely comparing costs, services

By Lennie Rose, Guest Columnist Often, business mistakes only show up in hindsight. Had I not transitioned from my last company into my new company, I never would have discovered the thousands of dollars I was overpaying for accounting and insurance. Nor would I have learned the importance of periodically comparing the cost and services […]

GlobalBiz: More global expansion how-to from Ed Hamburg

Increasingly, small businesses are targeting a global market. To be successful, it helps to learn from other, experienced firms how to launch an international business, what types of business structures work best for global expansion and how to adapt to local cultures. In GlobalBiz, contributing columnist Michael Muth will shed light on these issues through […]