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International Middle Market and Foreign (Repatriated) Funds

Jen:  This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Jen Lemsamski, and I’m back with Frank Landreneau, one of our international tax directors. Frank, welcome back to the Playbook. Frank: Well, thanks for having me. I appreciate it. Jen: So, I’ve heard a little bit about a so-called toll or repatriation tax; can you explain… Continue Reading

Reconsidering Tax Planning Strategies for International Middle Market

Jen: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, and I’m here today with Frank Landreneau, one of our International Tax Directors. Frank, welcome back to the Playbook. Frank: Well, thanks, Jen. It’s great to be back again. Jen: Last time we talked a little bit about tax reform—how it impacts international businesses—and… Continue Reading

How the TCJA Affects International Middle Market Companies

Jen: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, and I’m here today with Frank Landreneau, one of our International Tax Directors at PKF Texas. Frank, welcome back to the Playbook. Frank: Thank you, Jen. It’s great to be back. Jen: So, tax reform has been in the news a lot. What are… Continue Reading

Who Benefits from Working with JVSA?

Russ: The is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host and I’m here with Kirsten Strieck, a shareholder and Director of Operations & Client Services at Joint Venture Strategic Advisors. Welcome to the Playbook, Kirsten. Kirsten: Thank you for having me. Russ: You bet. So, you talk about this company… Continue Reading

Using the International Market to Expand Your Business

Russ: This is PKF Texas, Entrepreneurs Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host. And we’re continuing on the topic of Port Advisory services. And I’m here with Keith Miceli, International Business Adviser at PKF Texas. Welcome back to the Playbook, Keith. Keith: Nice to be back! Russ: With all of the exporting that’s taking… Continue Reading

Mila Golovine, “Profit and Peril” Contributor Talks Culture Awareness

Russ: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host, and I’m here with Mila Golovine, President and CEO of MasterWord Services, Inc. Welcome to the Playbook, Mila. Mila: Thank you for having me. Russ: You bet. Tell us about MasterWord Services. Mila: MasterWord provides language support, translation, and interpretation… Continue Reading

Crisis Management When Conducting International Business

Russ: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host, and I’m here with Chris Jones, Vice President at Pierpont Communications and he also leads their Energy and Crisis practices. Pierpont is also a contributor to the Profit and Peril Report. Welcome to the Playbook Chris. Chris: Thanks Russ, I’m… Continue Reading

Perspectives from the Honorable Astrid Marklund: Sweden

Russ: This is PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host, and I’m here with Astrid Marklund, Houston’s Honorary Consul General of Sweden who is taking part in Coffee with the Consuls this coming Wednesday September 23rd at the Greater Houston Partnership. Welcome to the Playbook Astrid. Astrid: Thank you Russ, thank… Continue Reading

Denise Patrick Talks Cost Analysis Associated With International Business

Russ: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host, and I’m here with Denise Patrick, managing director of Energy Markets Access and lead researcher of the Profit and Peril Report. Welcome to the Playbook, Denise. Denise: Hey Russ, how are you? Russ: I’m doing great. Great to have you… Continue Reading

Frank Landreneau Offers His Expertise on International Tax

Karen: Hello, this is the PKF Texas, Entrepreneurs Playbook. I’m Karen Love, Director of Practice Growth, and I’m here today with Frank Landreneau, one of Houston’s go-to international tax advisors. Frank, welcome back to the Playbook. Frank: Well, thank you, Karen. It’s great to be here. Karen: Well, I tell you what, we have some… Continue Reading

Export Financing – Options for Businesses

Russ: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneurs Playbook. I’m Russ Capper. This week’s guest host. Today’s topic is export financing. And I’m here with Cynthia Flake, senior vice president in Comerica Bank’s Houston middle market group. Welcome to the Playbook, Cynthia. Cynthia: Nice to be here, Russ. Russ: You bet. So we recently featured a… Continue Reading

Exporting in the Global Consumer Market Helps Grow Your Business

Russ: This is PKF Texas, Entrepreneurs Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host. And we’re continuing on the topic of Port Advisory services. And I’m here with Keith Miceli, International Business Advisor at PKF Texas. Welcome back to the Playbook, Keith. Keith: Nice to be back! Russ: With all of the exporting that’s taking… Continue Reading

Port of Houston as an Economic Driver

Russ: This is PKF Texas’ Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this weeks’ guest host. And continuing on the topic of port advisory services, I’m here with Keith Miceli, International Business Advisor at PKF Texas. Keith, welcome back to the Playbook. Keith: Nice to be back. Thank you. Russ: Okay. So the volume that’s taking place… Continue Reading

Interview with Andrew Millar – Coffee with the Consuls UK

Russ: Hi I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host, and PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. A follow up from this week’s Coffee with the Consuls with Great Britain, put together by PKF Texas and the Greater Houston Partnership, and I’m very pleased to have as my guest the British Consul General for Houston, Andrew Millar. Andrew,… Continue Reading

Japan and Houston – Insights from The Honorable Nozomu Takaoka – Coffee with the Consuls

Russ: This is PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host and I’m here with the honorable Nozomu Takaoka, Consul General of Japan, who is taking part in Coffee with the Consuls. Welcome to the Playbook Mr. Takaoka. Nozomu: Thank you very much for having me, I’m very honored. Russ: Well how… Continue Reading