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Understanding the concept of PE is critical for international operations. Find out why in this video.


Today’s global market opportunities require a new focus on aligning the financial operations of your business and the human resources considerations necessary to achieve your international business objectives.

It is particularly challenging to open a bank account in many Latin American countries, given anti-money-laundering and other regulations put in place to combat drug trafficking and terrorism. Brazil is a case in point. The time it takes to set up a bank account in Brazil can vary greatly, depending on the bank involved and other factors.

Every international expansion is unique. Each organization has its own goals and risk tolerances, and each country has its own tax, employment, immigration and other laws. Despite differences, however, there are certain basic concepts that any organization considering international expansion should understand.