Cross Border Structuring and Integration

  • Multinational companies and high-net-worth individuals with interests in countries around the globe face unique challenges in being efficient, compliant and knowledgeable about the laws, regulations, business practices and customs that typically vary from country to country.
  • Our Cross Border Structuring and Integration Team has extensive experience working with multinational companies and high-net-worth individuals, as well as their outside service providers, to set up, integrate and reorganize the worldwide business operations and assets of  our clients. We also oversee and coordinate all legal matters involving our clients' worldwide subsidiary portfolios.
  • Working closely with lawyers across the firm in a wide range of multidisciplinary practices, Holland & Knight advises and implements related transactions involving corporate, taxation, financial services, intellectual property, employment and other commercial matters.

Companies and high-net-worth individuals with interests in countries around the globe face unique challenges in being efficient, compliant and knowledgeable about the laws, regulations, business practices and customs that typically vary from country to country. Being successful at whatever operations or investments are planned or already in place depends on many factors that require a 360-degree perspective combined with in-depth knowledge and experience.

Holland & Knight's Cross Border Structuring and Integration Team has extensive experience working with multinational companies and high-net-worth individuals, as well as their outside service providers, to set up, integrate and reorganize the worldwide business operations and assets of  our clients. Frequently, acting as our clients' single point of contact, we are able to ensure continuity and are dedicated to delivering exceptional service in a cost-effective and efficient manner. Our lawyers advise and implement transactions related to all aspects of the business cycle, including pre-transaction reorganizations, integration of newly acquired entities and assets, fiscal reorganizations, creation of separate corporate structures for specific businesses or assets, worldwide subsidiary maintenance and group simplifications. 

Our Cross Border Structuring and Integration lawyers have decades of experience working with the laws and regulations of numerous countries around the globe. In addition to being fluent in more than 25 languages, members of the team are also knowledgeable about the customs and business protocols in the countries where our clients have business or investment interests. We often work with our worldwide network of local legal practitioners enabling us to transcend cultural and business practice issues. The countries where we assist our clients include Australia, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Bosnia, Brazil, Canada, the Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands, China, Colombia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, India, the Isle of Man, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands Antilles, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Turks and Caicos, the United Arab Emirates and the countries of the United Kingdom, among others. 

Working closely with lawyers across the firm in a wide range of multidisciplinary practices, Holland & Knight advises and implements related transactions involving corporate, taxation, financial services, intellectual property, employment and other commercial matters. We also provide guidance and representation on matters involving the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), immigration, international trade, the environment, effective tax rate and investment management, as well as other commercial matters.