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Sep 16, 2020 Markets , News Asia

Japan Labor Laws

Japan is ranked #29 in the 2020 report issued by the World Bank for ease of doing business. There are a number of compelling reasons for companies to consider expanding into Japan. Notably, Japan is third globally in terms of gross domestic product (GDP), has a rich culture of innovation and offers well-established labor and […]

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Sep 08, 2020 News , Trends North America

CFO Challenges Going into Q4 and Q1 of 2021

CFO challenges are greater than ever due to COVID-19. They include a potential recession, the possibility of a second wave of the virus and renewed restrictions, and further legislative changes, just to name a few. The virus has also amplified the need for internal change. The role of the CFO has evolved from managing and […]

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Sep 03, 2020 News , Trends North America

Finding the Right International Expansion Partner: What CFOs Should Consider

International expansion poses many challenges for CFOs. The process must involve in-depth analysis, strategic planning, and a clear understanding of risks. Companies typically choose to create a new production and sales entity in the new market or expand through mergers and acquisitions. No matter which method a business adopts, choosing the right international partner helps […]

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Aug 14, 2020 News North America

Blueback Global Celebrates Inc. 5000 2020

Blueback Global has made the Inc. 5000 2020 list! Being listed among the fasted growing private companies in the U.S. is an incredible milestone we are proud to have achieved. Thank you to our team, clients and partners for placing us on this year’s list. We look forward to continued growth with the support of our team to make sure we exceed the needs of our clients and ensure their success.

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Jul 06, 2020 News North America

What Your Business Needs To Know As International Markets Reopen During COVID-19

Coronavirus lockdowns have seriously impacted business and the global economy. Unless a company was able to transition to remote work or e-commerce they were forced to drastically reduce operations, or suspend business. Some countries are now easing their restrictions, but how and when differs greatly as do business compliance and travel requirements. The pandemic has […]

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Jun 04, 2020 News North America

Update on Entity Registrations due to COVID-19

Entity registration around the world has slowed down considerably or come to a grinding halt due to the coronavirus. Businesses caught up in the registration process in a new foreign market are now sitting, waiting, and hoping they will get approval so they can start exploring opportunities. While the registration process continues in some countries, […]

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May 30, 2020 News Europe

Update: Netherlands’ legislative response to COVID-19

The Dutch government has implemented many legislative changes, grants, incentives, and extensions to ease the strain on business. The following are the current benefits offered. Temporary Emergency Bridging Measure (NOW) Employers can claim substantial compensation for 3 months wages, providing they retain their employees and expect at least a 20% loss of turnover. The minimum […]

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May 29, 2020 News Europe

Update: Belgium’s legislative response to COVID-19

The Belgium government has implemented many legislative changes, grants, incentives, and extensions to ease the strain on business. The following are the current benefits offered. Temporary Unemployment Scheme All employers experiencing a temporary closure of their business or a reduction in workflow due to COVID-19 can invoke temporary unemployment (furlough). Employers can suspend full and […]

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May 28, 2020 News Europe

Update: Italy’s legislative response to COVID-19

The Italian government has implemented many legislative changes, grants, incentives, and extensions to ease the strain on business. The following are the current benefits offered. Employee Wage Grant All employers, regardless of size and sector, can apply for a 50% employee wage grant for a maximum of 9 weeks if they decide to suspend operations […]

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May 24, 2020 News Europe

Update: Spain’s legislative response to COVID-19

The Spanish government has implemented many legislative changes, grants, incentives, and extensions to ease the strain on business. The following are the current benefits offered. Temporary Unemployment Measures (ERTE) Companies can temporarily suspend work contracts or reduce hours while keeping their employees on their payroll. Employees receive up to 70 percent of their original salary […]

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May 21, 2020 News Europe

Update: Germany’s legislative response to COVID-19

The German government has implemented many legislative changes, grants, incentives, and extensions in response to the impact on business due to the coronavirus. The following are the current benefits offered. Emergency Aid Programme Small enterprises with up to 10 employees, including sole proprietors and freelancers, can apply for grants, regardless of industry. Those with a […]

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May 20, 2020 News Europe

Update: France’s legislative response to COVID-19

The French government has instituted many reforms as well as new initiatives to ease the strain of COVID-19 on business. We encourage you to explore your options if your company is struggling due to the coronavirus. Solidarity Payment for Small Business Businesses with less than 10 employees and earning less than €1 million a year […]

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