From Yorkshire to yonder

Welcome to the world of international business. No longer are we restricted by geography, there's no limit to the global reach of your business.

Join us for an exclusive event that's set to bring the opportunities of global business to Leeds.

Tuesday 30 September 2014
5.00pm - 7.30pm
Armstrong Watson, 10 South Parade, Leeds LS1 5QS

We have a number of guest speakers from across our MSI international network, including Russell brown of Lehman Brown, and the UK/china chamber of commerce. It promises to be a great event.


Timothy Wilson
CEO, MSI Global Alliance

Business and taxes with China

Russell Brown
Managing Partner, LehmanBrown International Accountants

Russell Brown is Founder and Managing Partner of LehmanBrown International Accountants, a China-focused accounting, taxation and business advisory firm with operations in Beijing, Hong Kong and five other offices across China employing around 200 professionals.

  • Taxes and tax planning
  • Setting up or cooperative structures
  • Hiring and firing
  • Risks and mitigation

New investment opportunities in Spain: latest developments of Spanish taxation for British corporations and individuals

Santiago Alio
Socio Director/Partner, Andaluia

Santiago is a partner of Spanish accounting firm (Madrid and Barcelona) and is a MSI area representative for the EMEA region. Areas of expertise: audit, tax and accounting.

  • Improvement of Spanish economy: new opportunities at low prices
  • For corporations we would address a brief description of the latest changes for Corporations in the Spanish-UK Double Taxation Treaty  Spanish, a brief review of the Holding company regime.
  • For individuals:
    • Non-residents Brits: Real estate & capital gains
    • British residents in Spain: Beckham law and new compliance regulations

Business with Germany

Dirk Langner
Lawyer, Moog Partners

Dirk Langner is a partner at German multidisciplinary firm MOOG Partners. Lawyer and accredited specialist for corporate, commercial and tax law.

  • Business in Germany: What are the alternatives for a legal entity like a branch or a subsidiary in Germany.
  • Taxations
  • Labor and contractual aspects,

UK Perspectives

Andrew Mitchell
Partner, Armstrong Watson

  • Taxation of foreign profits of companies
  • A basic overview of transfer pricing
  • Setting up overseas – UK tax issues


Colin Russell
International Trade Adviser, UK Trade and Investment

Colin Russell is an independent international business advice and change management specialist. Since 2006, Colin has been providing international trade support for UK Trade & Investment in the Yorkshire & Humber region, working with companies in the services sector, providing help, advice and support to enable them to develop successfully in international markets. He is now working on a similar assignment focusing on mid-sized businesses in the Yorkshire & Humber region. He is co-author of several practical guides published by UK Trade & Investment to assist companies in exporting services and he is the regional market champion for Mexico.

  • Introduction to UKTI
  • The role of UKTI in assisting UK exporters
  • Emerging markets and exporting opportunities

RSVP before Monday 22 September 2014

Date & Time

Date: Tuesday, 30th September 2014
Time: 5.00pm - 7.30pm


Armstrong Watson
10 South Parade

Tel: 0113 2211 300

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