International Expansion Blog

Your firm doesn’t have to be sending people to work on deep-water oil rigs or in terrorist hot-spots to expose itself to legal and ethical risks when expanding overseas. In fact, you're more likely to find yourself dealing with more mundane threats, like food poisoning. Events like these serve as the most potent reminders of an international business’s duty of care to the employees it sends overseas.

If your international expansion plans have you moving workers around the globe, one of the first logistical issues you’ll encounter will be visa rules. But push your thinking further out in time, and you’ll also have to consider permanent residence and ultimately, citizenship rights...