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What Triggers a Permanent Establishment, or PE?

Know Before You Go: Key Insights for Successful International Expansion

High Street Partners recently hosted a panel discussion and webinar, “Know Before You Go: Key Insights for Successful International Expansion.”  The panelists (Bill Peiffer from High Street Partners, Mike Hardgrove from DLA Piper, Giles Wrench from Jones Lang LaSalle, and David Hughson of UK Trade & Investment) offered expertise in many of the operational areas companies need to understand when planning expansion into a new country:

  • Staffing
  • Legal and entity creation
  • Cash and taxes
  • Real estate
  • Overseas expansion strategies

Permanent Establishment (PE)

One issue that comes up over and over again for companies thinking about operating in a new country is permanent establishment (PE). What corporate activities or registrations may trigger that important designation? Why do companies care about PE? Watch Mike Hardgrove, Partner in the Boston office of the world’s largest law firm, DLA Piper, give his thoughts on what triggers a PE and why you should care:

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