Operating in Europe Seminar: Cross-border Executive Mobility as a Strategic Advantage
09/27/12 07:30 am - 09:00 am

Grant Thornton
Cincinnati, OH 45209

Join the EACC in partnership with Grant Thornton for the final of the three-part interactive business seminar, Operating in Europe on Thursday, September 27th, 2012. The topic at hand this session is the Strategic Advantage of Cross-Border Executive Mobility.

Topics and Presenters:

Paul J. Barbick, Senior Vice President of Aon Hewitt, will facilitate discussion several areas of interest to businesses operating abroad. Barbick will touch on the following:

•  What is People Risk and how is it measured
•  High and low risk European cities
•  Managing the risk of relocation to lower-cost locations
•  Recruitment, Employment and Redeployment Risks
•  Key trends in relation to Global Mobility
•  The philosophy of Global Mobility and how companies develop leaders through these assignments

Lisa Vora, International Expatriate Services Practice Manager of Grant Thornton-Chicago, will follow Barbick by touching on the tax implications of a cross-border workforce. Areas of interest shall include:

•  U.S. tax issues related to the mobility of a  transatlantic workforce
•  Taxes associated with this mobile workforce abroad


About the Operating in Europe Seminars:

The EACC’s Operating in Europe series consists of three interactive business seminars that explore opportunities for U.S. companies to maximize the establishment and development of their operations in Europe. The small audience of decision makers combined with a highly interactive format includes a case study from a Greater Cincinnati company and a Q&A session. A summary of key take-a-ways from qualified experts offers executives practical information and resources in addition to valuable best practices from their peers.

Target Audience:

20 to 25 Executives of U.S. based companies with operations or plans to open operations in Europe

Previous Dates & Topics:

Thursday, March 29th, 2012 – Aligning Treasury and Tax in the midst of the European Financial Crisis
Thursday, April 26th, 2012 – Entrance and Expansion strategies in Europe

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