November 17, 2015 08:00 ET

Global Experts Present Informative Updates on Doing Business in Mexico, Brazil and Cuba

TROY, MI--(Marketwired - November 17, 2015) -, the leading global business online education platform, has made available three On-Demand Seminars featuring informative updates on Doing Business in Mexico, Brazil and Cuba. The seminars feature manufacturing industries including automotive and aerospace. Each Seminar presents key tips on how to take advantage of the many available investment opportunities in these Latin America markets.

As one of the fastest growing destinations for automotive and aerospace manufacturers and their suppliers, Mr. Don Harris, President, Amerris Consulting, considers Mexico truly a land of opportunity. In his recently recorded Audio Interview, Harris shares his insights to help professionals understand what doing business in Mexico is all about and how to navigate the many available investment opportunities. In the 28-minute Audio Interview, "Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico," Harris highlights the current "hot" industries for Foreign Direct Investment and specifies their geographic location. He identifies the most lucrative opportunities available, and describes the process and time required to set up a new company in Mexico. Having lived and worked in Mexico for over six years, Harris also addresses the quality of life in Mexico, as well as concerns about safety and corruption. Professionals can benefit from Harris' practical, up-to-date knowledge of doing business in Mexico by listening to this insightful Audio Interview.

Learn how to establish a company in Brazil by watching the On Demand Seminar, "Creating a Company in Brazil: User Manual," presented by Mathieu Piques, Manager, Europartner.

In the 9-minute seminar Mr. Piques presents essential information, including step by step instruction, on how to create a company in Brazil. First Piques highlights two types of companies which he states hold partners and associates liable only in a limited way -- an advantage for foreigners not yet familiar with the Brazilian market. Next, he gives a brief overview of the Brazilian tax system, which is rather complex by western standards, and he presents three Brazilian tax regimes. He states that the complex tax structure is due to a variety of factors, including the legal organization of Brazil, the high number of exemptions, the frequently changing fiscal laws, and the fact that Brazil is a relatively protectionist state. Piques also presents Brazilian labor law, labor contracts and human resource characteristics, including typical wages and required benefits. The seminar culminates in Step by step instructions for creating a company.

All eyes are on Cuba as an investment opportunity for U.S. Companies. With travel and trade restrictions relaxing this year the question becomes -- Is Cuba Ready? For each potential deal, a number of factors and risks need to be assessed. As the small island nation strives to join the world trade community, Cuba is likely to become a favorable investment destination. In the 26-minute On Demand Seminar, "Is Cuba Ready For American Trade And Investment?," Judy Kruger, Senior Vice President of International Sales, PRA Global, evaluates the five key factors for investment in Cuba: workforce availability, infrastructure development, political stability, a business-friendly tax code, and attractive incentives.

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