Non-compete and Non-solicitation agreements in France vs. the United States, Massachusetts and New York
The French and American legal frameworks of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements differs significantly. French entrepreneurs expanding their business in the US should understand these differences to adjust their practices at the time they hire US employees. Patricia Washienko, an employment lawyer in Boston, sheds some light on these disparities.
The commercial real estate market in and around major U.S. cities and technology hubs is very competitive, and occupancy is at an all-time high. Foreign companies expanding in the U.S. need to do their homework prior to leasing office space to get the best deal possible.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed in 2017, made several significant revisions to the business income tax and brought about many changes for the 2019 tax return filing season.
U.S. sales tax rules are complex and can be confusing for foreign companies selling products and/or services in the United States or planning to do so. European companies operating in the U.S. should have a general understanding of the country’s sales tax rules, as they can lead to significant financial exposure.
How to conduct Hiring Interviews in the U.S.
Due to cultural and legal differences, job interviews present a few challenges to foreigners who recruit in the U.S. for the first time. Axelia Partners’ Talent Search team prepared a list of questions that you should never ask to a candidate during a job interview in the US, and the ones that will help you uncover red flags.
You can also download our practical Hiring Interview Guide