How to Open a US Bank Account Overseas as a Non USA Citizen

Michael MicheliniBanking, Blog, Corporate96 Comments

If you’re a frequent traveler to the US, someone who plans to relocate in the US, or maybe a student who plans to take a degree in the states, opening US bank account is probably one of your things to do. It can get a bit complicated for someone who doesn’t reside in the US to do but fret not, opening a US bank account as a foreigner is still possible with preparation, proper documentation and a little bit of patience 🙂

Forms, which is which?

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Taxes, Upkeep0 Comments

Hong Kong business is pretty straight forward, but once you get the company going, you will get some various forms in the mail and not be sure how to handle them. Today we’ll go through each HK business forms you will receive, what they mean, and what you need to do.

What Do you Need, License, To Sell in HK

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Taxes, Upkeep0 Comments

Looking to get started with doing your business in Hong Kong? Or start in Hong Kong and represent a Western brand throughout Asia? Hong Kong is a good starting point, and maybe you’re still researching how to make the leap from your day job to full time entrepreneur. This blog will give you some pointers on how to sell in HK.

Awards for Best Agencies in Hong Kong

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Incorporation0 Comments

Planning to set up in Hong Kong and wondering who the best agencies in HK to work with? While we hope you work with us – we also want to review the other top agencies we know in Hong Kong. Maybe you would prefer to work with them, and we may as well give you some good options to go to.

What is a BRC?

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Upkeep0 Comments

What is a BRC? Or other wise known as business registration certificate? Talking to a business and they want your business license? With a Hong Kong company, there are quite a few different pieces of paper, but the most common one to send them is the BRC, business registration certificate. Today we’ll explain what it is, and how to use it!

Can You Use a Different CPA from your Company Secretary?

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Upkeep0 Comments

One of the biggest misconceptions in a business is that owners think that it is a must to use their company secretary (or who ever set up their companies) for company audits. This post will dig into this more and all you need to know about company secretary audits.
We will dig into this today – but the quick answer is – NO – you do NOT need to use the same service provider to do your company audit as your company secretary.

Rough Year For Hong Kong Business Scene

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Incorporation4 Comments

What is the future for international business? What is the future for Hong Kong business? Today, let’s brainstorm what’s happening in the industry and the rest of the world. If you are a businessman wondering about hong kong business future and international business, read on.

How To Open An International Bank Account

Michael MicheliniBanking, Blog, Corporate1 Comment

international bank account
Are you “going global” and want to “branch out” from your home country and have a “location independent” company and lifestyle? You would need an international bank account (or at least an international friendly one) to be successful and avoid a ton of issues when dealing with a local bank that isn’t sophisticated enough to deal with international business and activity.

Managing Chinese Staff, Partners Expectations As a Foreign Entrepreneur with Marcus Maher

Michael MicheliniCorporate, HR and Legal, Podcast4 Comments

GFA149. Today’s topic is an intriguing one – managing Chinese staff as a foreigner. If you are one of those businessmen wondering about how to manage Chinese business partners, investors, and overall business people relations. This podcast is perfect for you to learn more about managing Chinese expectations. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode149.

President Trump and China, Asia Business: Questions Asked

Billy BeardBlog, Corporate, Taxes2 Comments

Well, the election is finally over and Donald Trump is the next US president. I have been getting overwhelmed with questions and reading tons of social media – both English social media and Chinese social media. Plus hearing perspectives from my wife on this has been fascinating. Today I’ll just spark some thoughts on what this can mean for people … Read More