Topics Covered

More than 125 thought-provoking topics covering the latest in business development, immigration and tax strategies, best practices, and more.

3.   Presentation: Part Three

  1. Big, Bad, and Ugly RFE: How to Respond
    • What triggers a Request for Additional Evidence (RFE)?
    • How to avoid an RFE?
    • How to respond to an RFE?
    • RFE Strategies: Reply or Re-file the case?
  2. Consular Visa Process, Visa Denials and Port-of-Entry Issues
    • Nuts and Bolts of Visa processing
    • Visa Denials under Section 214(b) and 221(g)
    • How to Speed Up Administrative Processing
    • Avoiding H-1B and L-1 visa denial after receiving USCIS Petition Approval
    • Making Choices: Procedures followed if visa is denied
    • Avoiding confusion at U.S. Ports of Entry – Do’s and Don’ts
  3. Hands-on Practical Training
    • Tips on preparing a successful B-1 visa application
    • Strategic drafting of the Job Description
    • Profiling the Employee: Significance of a well drafted Resume
    • Importance of Organization Charts for L-1A & EB-1 Green Card
    • Public Access File: What is it and where should you keep it?
    • How to substitute experience for education in the H-1B context?
  4. Practical Suggestions
    • Visa Extensions and Change of Status from OPT, B-1, H-1B, L-1
    • When to use ‘Premium Processing’?
    • Plan the petition filing: Check USCIS processing times
    • Checking case approval status online
    • Social Media and your Visa Petition
    • What do you do if the Petition with USCIS is denied?
  5. Immigration Tips from the Experts

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4.   Beat the Competition

A Team Activity

5.   Presentation: Part Four

  1. Taxation
    • Tax Planning to Conduct Business in the U.S.
    • Taxation of U.S. Resident Corporation
    • Payroll and Employment Taxes
    • US Payroll vs. Indian Payroll
    • Taxation of Nonresident Foreign Investors
    • Repatriation of Earnings
  2. Exporting to the United States
    • Export and Import Controls
    • Tariff Classification
    • Foreign Trade Zones
    • Free Trade Agreements
  3. Other Legal Considerations
    • Product Liability Law: An Overview
    • Protection of Intellectual Property
    • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
    • Restrictions on Foreign Investment
    • Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

6.   Presentation: Part Five

  1. Dealing with Employees: Employment and Immigration Compliance Requirements
    • Potential Liabilities of Terminating Employees
    • Steps to Avoid Sexual Harassment Claims
    • Insurance Requirements: Liability, Workers Compensation, Disability, Medical, etc.
    • I-9, LCA and PERM Audits: Maintaining Compliance
    • How to Avoid H-1B Employee Back Wages Claims
    • Can you favor Foreign-Born Workers over US Citizens
    • Immigration consequences of Corporate Reorganization (Mergers & Acquisitions)
    • Employer’s obligations towards H and L employees
    • Third Party Placement: Avoiding Investigations and Criminal Liability
    • How to Avoid Immigration Audits, Penalties and Whistle-blower Complaints
    • Are you a “Dependent Employer”, and if so, what are the consequences?
    • Termination of Employment: Notifying USCIS and DOL
    • Developing a Successful Corporate Employment and Immigration Policy
  2. Helpful Tips for Indian Companies
    • Common Mistakes made by Foreign Companies
    • Recent Cases Against Indian Companies in the US Courts: How to Avoid Them

7.   Mock Interview

How to answer questions at the U.S. Consulate interviews

8.   Doing Business In The US - A Success Story

An entrepreneur with business roots in India who has launched a successful entertainment and event promotion company in the United States will share his experiences, do’s & don’ts, challenges and strategies for you to take away and implement into your own business.

9.   Questions and Answer Session

Ask the Attorney

10. 1-to-1 Business Clinic (optional, register separately)

Seize this opportunity to meet with the speakers for one-on-one discussions about the U.S. market, potential for your products, and get hands-on-advice from experienced entrepreneurs and attorneys.



Who Should Attend?

Executives, Managers, Business Owners, Investors, HR and Immigration Professionals, Exporters and Entrepreneurs.


January 28, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Park Hotel, 22, Raj Bhavan Road, Somajiguda, Hyderabad


Early Bird Price


(till January 15, 2013)

Regular Price


(till January 25, 2013)

At-the-door Price


(cash only)


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