How to successfully set up in the United States

May 2021

The Embassy of the United States in France and SelectUSA, in partnership with ALTIOS, invited companies to a webinar last Tuesday, May 4th, dedicated to the opportunities of setting up business in the United States.


Click on the link below to watch the replay of this webinar (be aware that this webinar is almost fully in French): https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/3782012551047805964



Some key data to know :

  • Direct investment by French companies in the United States is a major component of their development in the American market.
  • The American subsidiaries of French companies employ more than 700,000 people in the United States and rank France 4th among foreign countries for the number of direct jobs created in the United States.
  • French companies are very active in the United States in high technology, but also in many other fields.
  • The United States offers an extremely favorable environment for companies, with a highly skilled workforce, very competitive investment tax incentives, very efficient infrastructure and supply chain networks, and an excellent platform for investing in all markets of the American continent, North, Central and South.

Introduction:

  • Scott Pozil – Commercial Affairs Advisor to the U.S. Embassy in France for Western and Southern Europe
  • Patrick Ferron – Managing Partner Group ALTIOS International USA

Welcoming:

  • Brian Aggeler, Chargé d’affaires, ad interim – Embassy of the United States of America Paris, France.

SelectUSA Program & SelectUSA Summit 2021:

  • Ryan Wallace – Senior International Investment Specialist, SelectUSA – U.S. Department of Commerce – International Trade Administration

Testimonials from successful companies in the United States:

  • Michel Durrieu General Manager International & CEO North America HUTTOPIA (10 mn)

Legal aspects of setting up in the United States :

  • Stephanie Messas – Founder The Messas Law Practice

Q&A:

  • Patrick Ferron – Managing Partner Group ALTIOS International USA

Acknowledgements & Conclusions:

  • Scott Pozil – Commercial Affairs Advisor to the U.S. Embassy in France for Western and Southern Europe
  • Patrick Ferron – Managing Partner Group ALTIOS International USA

▶️ Watch testimonials from French companies that have successfully established and expanded in the U.S. market: 

To learn more about the SelectUSA Virtual Summit dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment in the United States June 7-11, 2021:

https://www.selectusa.gov/selectusa-summit

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