August 18, 2016

Considerations for UK Companies Looking to Set Up Shop in the US

Faegre Baker Daniels managing partner Andrew Humphrey and London-based partner Alex Denny wrote an article for Real Business about how U.K. companies can successfully create a presence in the U.S. The authors shared their ideas on how to structure a business, choose a location and navigate the U.S. insurance, tax, and entry requirements.

“The way you structure your business in the US effectively determines how you will be taxed, so the decision can have a big impact on profitability,” the authors said. “On its face, the easiest option for UK companies starting in the US is to use a representative office or a branch, as these do not require the incorporation of a separate legal entity.”

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