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Contractor or employee? Avoiding the traps when expanding your workforce

If you’re looking to test a new market or grow more gradually without committing to a permanent headcount in a country, there are a number of options to consider. A...

Written on 7 Nov 2017


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Initial Coin Offerings | the current state of a rapidly changing market

Unless you’re actively involved in blockchain technology or interested in cryptocurrencies, it’s likely you wouldn’t have heard of an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) until just the past few months. To...

Written on 10 Oct 2017


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[Video] Osborne Clarke’s recent growth and successes

Osborne Clarke’s growth and successes over the past year:

Written on 25 Sep 2017


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Expanding into Asia | deciding where to set up your APAC headquarters

Entering any of the markets in Asia for the first time will be extraordinarily exciting for any business. The challenges will be, at times, immense but so will the rewards....

Written on 7 Sep 2017


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Is there a “right” approach to international expansion?

You’ve decided to expand internationally; what next? The first step is doing adequate research to determine which country / market is right for your product. In addition, there is a...

Written on 6 Sep 2017


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International Expansion – top tips for employing people overseas

Expanding your business into new countries and markets brings with it great opportunities – it also presents some challenges! Getting your hiring right is key to maximising the opportunity.  We’re...

Written on 6 Jul 2017


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A ‘healthy’ approach to international expansion

Healthcare markets are naturally highly regulated and often require longer term planning when taking your product to market. However, the regulations in Europe can make it easier for US companies...

Written on 9 May 2017


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The GDPR: 10 things adtech businesses need to know

Insights from Osborne Clarke’s legal experts on the business impact of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation for the online advertising industry. The new General Data Protection Regulation is...

Written on 22 Mar 2017


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Changes to the UK’s tax efficient EMI stock option arrangements

Companies operating tax-advantaged enterprise management incentive (EMI) stock option arrangements for their UK employees need to be aware of some recent changes in HMRC policy. Restrictions on shares An EMI...

Written on 7 Mar 2017


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