Our international practice has grown with our clients and with the surge in global business efforts. We have assisted many clients with structuring and implementing their offshore businesses. This includes assisting with the optimal structures for both start-up operations as well as acquisitions. We have significant experience helping clients structure their investments in China in start-ups, acquisitions and in joint ventures. We have also assisted many clients with foreign investment into the United States. We have structured outbound and inbound transactions as taxable and tax-free. Our international team members have also negotiated advance pricing agreements and advised on various transfer pricing issues, worked closely with clients in structuring their equity and debt levels in foreign operations, worked with clients in structuring employment arrangements in foreign countries and have implemented equity compensation plans in over 50 countries.