Webinar: Foreign Businesses Opening a US Office, and the L1 visa

All attendees will receive an electronic (PDF) certificate of attendance, recording their participation on this online webinar.

Program Summary:

This webinar will teach you about setting up a business and immigrating to the USA, with a primary focus on on bringing foreign managers and executives to work in your U.S. business.

Target Audience:

Foreign firms who wish to establish a legal business in the USA.

Background Notes:

There are three aspects to beginning a business in the US.

  • First, you must have the legal right to open a business. This includes citizen or legal permanent resident shareholders, or a foreign corporation that establishes a branch in the United States (i.e. not a new company, rather an extension of an existing foreign company).
  • Secondly, you are required to file state incorporation papers in the state you intend to setup business.
  • Finally, you must pay taxes and register at both the state, local, and federal level to ensure your business is properly setup with the relevant taxing authority.

This webinar focuses primarily on the hiring of local nationals, or bringing foreign managers to run the business is the final stage of opening a business in the United States.

What You Will Learn From This Webinar:

  • The differences in types of business visas; including H, E, EB, and L.
  • What documents are needed to prove your business has been operational prior to entering the United States market.
  • Investment visas, and what is involved in EB5 and E2 investments.
  • Pending legislation aimed at making L visas harder to acquire.
  • Starting an office in the US – the paperwork and how to get setup.
  • Proving viability – how to show you have sufficient funds to operate in the American market place.
  • Whether to seek a green card (LPR status) or non-immigrant business status.
  • How to bring your employee families over to the United States.


Ms. Charlet Herr is the practice manager of the law firm. She has considerable experience in medical practice and hospital administration, including development, and licensing issues.

Mr. Naveed Ahmed, Esq. hails from Pakistan. He handles international development clients from the Middle East and Central Asia.

Mr. Sean Hanover, Esq. is the principal attorney at Hanover Law. In addition to business law and immigration clients, Mr. Hanover also handles business tax and criminal matters.

Presenting Firm:

HANOVER LAW has been practicing immigration law in the nation’s capital for many years. They specialize in:

  • International development
  • Investment visas
  • Business law
  • Start-ups
  • Tax counseling
  • Criminal defense

Their practice spans the entire East Coast of the United States of America. Visit their website at: www.hanoverlawpc.com

Date: December 2, 2016

Local Times:

  • Hong Kong & Singapore – 11:00pm
  • London – 3:00pm
  • New Delhi – 8:30pm
  • United Arab Emirates -7:00pm
  • Washington DC – 10:00am

TO VIEW THE RECORDING CLICK HERE: https://youtu.be/zeerP03r2Ts

  • This webinar runs 30-45 minutes.
  • To attend you only need your internet connected device and headphones or speakers.
  • Attendees will be able to ask questions and interact with the speaker and other participants live.
  • Please log in at least 10 minutes before the presentation is due to start.

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