Jackson Walker attorney Manny Schoenhuber and Darcie Murray, Senior Vice President & Head of Americas for Mercuri Urval (MU), on Thursday, October 19, 2023, will present the second webinar in the “Breaking Borders: Navigating the Complexities of Doing Business in the U.S.” series exploring the ins and outs of the U.S. business landscape for European companies and investors looking to expand into the U.S. market.
The second installment, “IRA (Inflation Reduction Act) – Benefits and Incentives for Companies investing in the U.S.,” will feature guest Lauren Edson, Partner at Rödl & Partner, as they discuss the IRA and how European companies and their U.S. subsidiaries can benefit, including through various tax incentives for investments in the U.S. under the IRA.
The webinar takes place at 9 a.m. CST on October 19.
Manny Schoenhuber, Associate at Jackson Walker
Manny Schoenhuber is a Germany-born and Texas-residing attorney who specializes in assisting European investors, companies, and their subsidiaries in the United States. With a focus on market entry, contract negotiations and drafting, litigation, and dispute resolution, Manny is dedicated to helping his European clients successfully grow their business in the United States. With his U.S. education and European roots, Manny understands the cultural nuances and legal complexities between Europe and the United States, making him a trusted advisor for his clients. Having worked with companies and investors from various European countries, Manny brings a wealth of experience and expertise to guide his clients through the U.S. legal landscape and ensure their success in the American market.
Darcie Murray, Senior Vice President & Head of the Americas at MU
Based in Houston, Darcie Murray serves as Senior Vice President & Head of the Americas for Mercuri Urval. Darcie conducts C-suite and senior executive level engagements and advises clients on disciplined hiring and human capital issues. Her experience spans across multiple sectors including Professional Advisory Services, Industrial, Financial Services & Life Sciences and Healthcare and she has a passion around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
Prior to working at MU, Darcie was the Senior Managing Partner for a boutique executive search and leadership advisory firm. Before stepping into that role, she spent 14 years with a mid-level international executive firm as an equity partner, COO & Head of North America. She began her executive search career whilst living in Prague, and spent more than a decade in Europe, which provided her a deep exposure and invaluable insights to cultures and business needs across more than 50 countries globally. Darcie considers herself a true global citizen and enjoys sharing those perspectives with her clients.
Lauren Edson, Partner at Rödl & Partner
Lauren Edson is a CPA based in Chicago. As a tax partner at Rödl & Partner, Lauren specializes in assisting European-owned U.S. subsidiaries with their ongoing domestic tax compliance needs. She has expertise in Federal and state income, franchise, and sales tax issues, as well knowledge in various tax incentives available to foreign-owned business in the U.S. Having studied abroad in Germany, as well as worked with Rödl nearly her entire career, Lauren has a strong appreciation for and understanding of German culture and the unique challenges facing the German Mittelstand market.
Stay tuned for upcoming webinars on international market entry strategies, cross-cultural communication, global supply chain management, and more.