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Brazil & Russia: Understanding the Fundamentals of Their Local Laws


Product Code - HRAU01
Speaker(s): Bill Delabar, Director and Practice Leader for the Global Employment Services Group, Deloitte Tax LLP
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Brazil and Russia are presenting mobility challenges for many multinational companies from both a legal and a tax compliance perspective.  

Join Bill Delabar as we address the some of the specific issues that each country raises and attempt to determine the best way to structure assignments into and out of these emerging market countries.  

This Bloomberg BNA Webinar is designed for HR professionals who want to know the basics of Brazilian or Russian expatriate assignment issues. It provides tips on how to deploy individuals in these two countries and covers key topics of interest for U.S. employers doing business—or planning to-- in Brazil or Russia.

Knowledge of a country’s legal environment is key when a company is entering (or has already entered) that market. This introductory module will help participants understand the fundamentals of local law in Brazil and Russia, and will cover the following topics:           

  • Overview of immigration formalities
  • Sources of regulation
  • Income Tax issues
  • Social Security Tax issues

Bill Delabar, Director and Practice Leader for the Global Employment Services Group, Deloitte Tax LLP

 Delabar
Bill Delabar
is a Director and Practice Leader for the Global Employment Services group at Deloitte Tax LLP. He has over 25 years experience in assisting companies from a diverse range of industries in managing the tax affairs of their international assignees. Bill spent nine years living in Belgium and coordinated tax compliance and consulting services for multinational clients located in continental Europe.  He was a US expatriate himself for six years and was then localized into the Belgian firm, thereby providing him with a unique understanding, personally and professionally, of the issues faced by both the expatriate employee and their employer. Bill has made presentations to IOMA, the St. Louis HRMA – International roundtables and the St. Louis Gateway Association of Payroll Professionals monthly meetings on various international tax and HR topics. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Missouri and serves on the Board and is the Treasurer for the Fathers Support Center St. Louis. Bill holds a B.S. degree in Agriculture and a Master’s degree in Accountancy from the University of Missouri, Columbia.