Areas of Focus
At ManattJones, we create and implement strategies that expand and facilitate our clients' international business. ManattJones offers expert advice, attentive service and valuable relationships that provide the advantages needed for success in international business today. Our strategic advice and advocacy helps clients identify new opportunities in international markets, overcome challenges that inevitably arise, and optimize business outcomes. We do more than open doors. We stay involved in the issues that are important to our clients, helping to shape critical events and decisions to achieve positive results for them.Combining market knowledge with a thorough understanding of business needs means that ManattJones can develop custom solutions and strategies to facilitate our clients' business. That expertise allows us to support companies as they enter and expand into international markets. For U.S. companies, that international expansion may mean taking their business overseas for the first time or expanding existing international business. International expansion for non-U.S. companies can include entry to the U.S. market. Once we have helped establish clients in a country, we continue to work with them to achieve success.ManattJones professionals become part of our client's team. On a specific project or on an ongoing basis, our services are tailored to fit each undertaking and may include the following:
Regional ExpertiseWe assist clients around the world, including Europe, the former Soviet Union, Africa, the Middle East, Asia/Pacific and the Western Hemisphere. However, we have unsurpassed capabilities to assist clients in Mexico and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. With two former U.S. ambassadors to countries in the region and a presence in Mexico City, our substantive knowledge and public policy access offers our global corporate clients in the region extensive business development assistance.
A Focus on MexicoManattJones' Mexico City office is involved in sectors of the Mexican economy that support or affect international business and trade. ManattJones works with clients to create and implement business plans well as conduct cross-border transactions. Its networks of business and federal, state and local government contacts reach the highest levels of those communities.
As ManattJones is active in leading business organizations, its professionals not only know about current international trade activities, issues, trends, and priorities in Mexico, but also are involved in fomenting and implementing efforts that reflect these priorities and interests. Through Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, ManattJones also has legal experience in Mexico cross-border transactions, advertising, energy projects, product distribution and marketing, retail activities, and commercial lending and finance.
Growing Focus on AsiaAs relationships between Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean grow, so does ManattJones' abilities to support clients in these markets. To cement productive relationships often requires not only the substantive knowledge of the markets, but the recognition of cultural differences. ManattJones has increasingly helped clients navigate those challenges to diversify and expand their business opportunities.
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