This webinar will discuss strategies and best practices for companies embarking upon new geographies to grow their businesses. From the first employee (or contractor) in a country to ensuring scalability as the workforce grows, we underscore key principles and insights to ensure successful market entry for your most valuable asset, your people.

Topics will include:

  • The first dance: Employment alternatives for initial hires
  • Rocket fuel adjusted: Making equity compensation work in the international context
  • Building the solid foundation. Legal entity, HR operations and payroll
  • Welcome aboard: Engaging first employees
  • Upping your game: Building for sustained success
  • A ship for all seasons: Resilience for changing circumstances

Why attend?

  • Hear key principles from employment and HR experts that you can apply to new locations around the world
  • Learn more about the advantages and disadvantages for different employment options when bringing aboard your first hires in a new country
  • Understand how foundational decisions when beginning new operations will either set you up for future success or work against you in the long-term


Derek Cushman

Partner, Global Consulting West Market Leader, Mercer

Irvine, CA

Elizabeth Bryant

Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mercer

Washington, DC

Victoria Richter

Partner, DLA Piper

Chicago, IL

Dean Fealk

Managing Partner, DLA Piper

San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, April 21, 2021


12:00 PM  ET

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