Frankfurt am Main


Frankfurt am Main


October 11, 2022


1Day Seminar


START 10:00 AM

Welcome & Introduction
Our guest speaker:  Michaela Schobert – German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Inc.

Strategic Preparation & Expansion USA

Relvant Clusters & Networks

German Footprint / German Business Matters

Best Practice USA: Market Research, U.S. Business Plan

Successful location selection, sales & professional training

Ms. Schobert will attend the events in Frankfurt and Stuttgart.

Capitalization and Taxes

Fundamentals of the Tax System in the USA

Taxation of U.S. Companies and their Shareholders in Germany

Company Formations and Tax Effects USA / Germany

Pitfall: U.S. Business Establishment

Posting Employees Abroad

Sales & Use Tax

Legal Requirements

Legal Do’s and Don’ts

Sales – Unrecognized Opportunities

Liability & Drafting of Contracts

Assemblies – Hurdles for Mechanical Engineers


General Overview U.S. Insurance Market

Comparison with the German Insurance Market

U.S. Specific Insurance Requirements

International Insurance Programs

Analyses of Major Insurance Lines in the U.S.

Employee Benefits in the U.S.

Marketing & Sales

Market development: Typical difficulties and risks

Preparing for market entry: market intelligence comes before market entry

Guide to market entry: Checklist

USA – The world champions in marketing

Ways to successful marketing communication

Successful sales concepts for the US

Our guest speaker:  Tilman Bender – T. H. Bender & Partners, Inc.

Current trends on the US labor market and challenges for German Companies

Developments in American compensation models: key figures and post-COVID trends

Basic structures of employment relationships

Voluntary fringe benefits – a change to identify good employees, hiring and retaining

Terminating employment relationships: steps to minimize risk

The use of (German-speaking) interims to successfully manage transition phases successfully

04:00 PM



Maik Friebe

Maik Friebe

Partner | WP | StB | CPA

Max Kichniawy

Max Kichniawy


Hans-Michael Kraus

Hans-Michael Kraus

German Attorney at Law

Christophe Van Gool

Christophe Van Gool

Director Global Solutions


Frankfurt am Main

Let’s take a look at doing business in the USA. This seminar is in Frankfurt am Main at the St. Martin Tower. Our experts will discuss U.S. taxes and U.S. law, insurance coverage in the U.S., and answer your questions about entering the U.S. market or successfully expanding your U.S. business.


St. Martin Tower


St. Martin Tower
Franklinstraße 61-63
60486 Frankfurt am Main


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Do you have questions relating to our seminars or specific U.S. topics? Please do not hesitate to contact us, our U.S. experts are always available for any questions you might have!

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