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How to Get Your Business Started in Paris Region: French‌ ‌Legal‌ ‌Framework, ‌Taxes & Incentives

About this webinar

You are considering an expansion to France and you want to know where to get started?

This workshop will tackle all the essential legal issues when doing business in France with Benjamin Pik, chartered accountant and Head of US desk at Compagnie Fiduciaire. We’ll also hear from Deena Barcus, VP of Finance at Air Culinaire, a company from Florida that opened an office in the Paris Region in 2010.

You will learn:

  • What type of legal status you should choose
  • How to open a bank account
  • How the business taxes work in France
  • What tax incentives are available
  • How Choose Paris Region can support your project


  • Benjamin Pik, chartered accountant at Compagnie fiduciaire
  • Deena Barcus, VP of Finance at Air Culinaire
  • Majid Ourzik, Investment Project Manager, Legal & Tax at Choose Paris Region
  • Daphne Lora, Senior Manager East Coast US and Canada at Choose Paris Region

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Deena Barcus VP of Finance @ Air Culinaire

    Deena started with Air Culinaire as Assistant Controller in 2007 and has been in the Vice President of Finance role since 2010. She is Director for 3 foreign entities and responsible for all aspects of finance for 24 individual kitchens.

  • Team member
    Daphne Lora Senior Manager, Growth & Expansion @ Choose Paris Region

  • Guest speaker
    Benjamin Pik Chartered Accountant @ Compagnie Fiduciaire

    Certified Public Accountant (France & US)

  • Team member
    Majid Ourzik Investment project manager - Legal ad Tax @ Choose Paris Region

Choose Paris Region

Come for the business, stay for life!

Set up and scale up your business in Paris Region, main hub of the European market, to expand your international business.