Five Tips for Conducting Business in an Emerging Market

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Tom McDonald, a partner in the Vorys Washington, D.C. office and leader of the firm’s administrative and regulatory law and governmental policy practice, authored an article for Corporate Counsel titled "Five Tips for Conducting Business in an Emerging Market." 

In the article, McDonald, who is also a former U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe, says that in an increasingly complex global business market, where the Trump administration is utilizing tariffs more often, companies must develop effective strategies to evaluate whether or not to conduct business in emerging markets. The criteria that go into the decisions to enter an emerging market are vastly different than the criteria a company may use to evaluate entering a developed or mature market. This article offers five practical tips to help in-house counsel as they work to reach alignment with their corporate team on an emerging market strategy.

To read the article, visit the Corporate Counsel website (subscription may be required).