Knowing how to navigate international transactions is essential for companies considering expansion, whether globally or locally. Having an understanding of the structure and finance of global expansion will minimize tax liability, improve negotiations, result in economic incentives, and enhance your global workforce.

Please join us for a discussion tailored to companies, private equity groups, or economic development professionals interested in the legal considerations of international expansion. Topics include: 

  • Using Foreign Direct Investment as an Economic Development Tool
  • Legal and Tax Considerations of Foreign Direct Investment
  • Employee Policies for Global Mobility
  • Planning for Global Expansion


9:45 AM - 2:30 PM | Program


Vincent Mikolay, Managing Director
Business Outreach and International Trade
Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development

Robert Langham, Managing Director
Grant Thornton LLP

Barbara Bagnasacco, Partner
Ballard Spahr

Saba Ashraf, Partner
Ballard Spahr

Diane A. Thompson, Partner
Ballard Spahr

For more information, contact Rachel Lufkin at 801.531.3065 or

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