U.S. Market Expertise
The EAIC represents a geographically diverse membership of U.S. Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) in Europe. Paired with our Advisory Council and the EAIC staff at the forefront of the transatlantic business community, we serve as a valuable resource to companies looking to enter or expand in the U.S. market. Whether you are at an early stage of assessing your market potential, or already decided on setting up production across the Atlantic, we are able to assist you in identifying and filling any informational gaps that may surface.
Once the decision to set up production abroad has been made, writing a thorough business plan is key. However, assessing the cost of essential inputs for your operation can be challenging, given the intricate landscape of different laws and regulations affecting everything from labor, to capital expenditure, to utilities and logistics in different locations in the United States. Our network of distinguished experts and membership of economic development professionals can help you navigate past any potential pitfalls. Moreover, our Advisory Council incorporates legal experts and CPAs that will assist you in ensuring that your business case is rock-solid.
Regulatory & Legal Advice
Moving from the European to the American legal environment often proves challenging for European companies. Given the very different corporate structures, tax environment, and business regulations, it can be hard to properly gauge the changes needed to thrive in the U.S. market. Based on the verified experience of our members with transatlantic FDI, they are able to notify companies right away of potential legal and regulatory hurdles they may or may not be aware of. One of the key parameters of market entry, deciding in which form to enter the market is crucial. Through our network of legal experts, we are able to advise you on the corporate structure that minimizes your risk and accelerates your potential, based on your individual profile.