Foley & Mansfield’s International Business Law Group represents domestic and foreign clients in transactional, contentious, and advisory matters. We assist U.S. clients in establishing and expanding their global presence, and help foreign companies enter and conduct business in the U.S. market. 

Our multidisciplinary team ably guides our clients with international interests through everything from structuring overseas investments and relationships, handling employment matters, effectively and efficiently resolving disputes through litigation or arbitration, to protecting and furthering the exploitation of their intellectual property.

The services that we offer to clients with complex employment-based international issues relating to U.S. law range from I-9, visa, and naturalization matters to estate planning for non U.S. citizens, including those with U.S. citizen spouses. 

US-China Focus

While historically a difficult market to enter, China offers numerous international investment and trade opportunities. Due to our close relationships with a network of practicing Chinese lawyers, Foley & Mansfield is well-positioned to provide strategic advice and help our clients negotiate the complex Chinese legal system and regulatory environment, secure and protect their investments, and work within the Chinese business culture to overcome obstacles and attain their goals.  

Furthermore, we have extensive experience in resolving disputes via arbitration and litigation. To our Chinese clients, we offer a comprehensive range of investment and corporate law services, including EB-5 investment visas. 

The group's chair, Seymour Mansfield, is a Director of US-China Business Connections (UCBC, www.ucbcgroup.org), a growing Minnesota based non-profit organization whose mission is to provide an educational forum, networking opportunities, and other resources for small and mid-sized companies, organizations and individuals interested in developing or furthering business relationships between the United States and China. 

When entering the China market, having assistance from the right partners saves time, money, and resources and can be crucial to success.  Through our close ties to several China business consulting and service enterprises, we can direct clients to people who can assist them with a full spectrum of China market entry needs including:

Foley & Mansfield’s international business law legal services include:

 

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