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Friday 18th November
The Landmark Hotel,

IBSA Annual Conference - Guiding the Development of SME Clients

How an SME Develops its International Business - Structuring Advice from the Experts

Case Study Diagrams

Featuring 7 modules and case study diagrams from the Polycon Lens Case Study


Structuring Specifics

7 Pillars of Interrnational Structuring
  1. Intellectual Property Rights - Identification, Protection and Exploitation
  2. R&D Tax Credits - Patent Box Regimes
  3. International VAT - Pitfalls and Developments
  4. Brand & Digital - Creating A Brand Manifesto & Digital Strategy
  5. Investor Requirements and Financing Techniques
  6. Joint Venture Agreements - Engaging with Partners at Home & Overseas
  7. International Tax Issues and Exit Strategies    
Cross-Border & Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

Discover Advice from Key International Jurisdictions:

United Kingdom  -  United States of America  -  Luxembourg  -  Switzerland  -  Malta  -  Russia

From Key Professional Disciplines:

Accounting  -  Tax & VAT  -  Brand & Digital  -  IP & Legal  -  Investor Relations  -  Financing

Presentations Based on Case Study

Each of the 7 presentations is based upon the 7 modules which make up the famous Polycon Lens case study - the definitive introduction to the world of cross-border structuring over the last 30 years, incorporating:

  • 7 key pillars of business structuring 
  • Diagrams to illuminate learning points

It follows the lifespan of a company which:

  • Grows and seeks investment
  • Develops international franchising & licensing arrangements (JVs) 
  • Overcomes tax and VAT issues

Case study diagrams

Learning points illuminated by comprehensive diagrams

Partnership Opportunities

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