[Webinar] Europe: the Latest in HR, Finance and Employment Law

Join international business experts from Global PEO Services, Irish Law Firm Matheson and Global Upside for a webinar on doing business in Europe that includes the latest in Europe’s HR, Finance and Employment Law. Our panelists will also put a special focus on Ireland – and provide detailed insights on doing business in the popular business destination for US companies.

Download a PDF copy of the presentation here.


  • Europe: key considerations for legal entity setup
  • Hiring options: contractors, employees, or PEO
  • Spotlight: Ireland
  • Business climate
  • Ireland – as your EU hub

Employment Law overview – common missteps to avoid

  • Managing multi-country payroll and benefits
  • EU – common yet very different. How employment law, taxation, differs within Europe
  • Data Privacy: Preparing for the new GDPR guidelines
  • Legal impact of Brexit
  • Understanding Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • and more including your questions


Geraldine Carr

Senior Associate

Geraldine Carr, a senior associate in Matheson’s Employment, Pensions and Benefits Group, joins Mark O’Sullivan on secondment to Matheson’s San Francisco and Palo Alto offices.  Geraldine works with internationally focused US companies doing business in and from Ireland and provides support and assistance to clients within time zone on their Irish HR and employment law matters. In her position she advises clients on all aspects of the employment relationship.

Ragu Bhargava

CEO and Co-Founder
Global Upside

Ragu Bhargava and his team at Global Upside help companies tackle accounting, payroll, HR, and compliance challenges in 100+ countries. Ragu goes by the mantra “impossible is not in my vocabulary” and has helped Global Upside clients successfully navigate some of trickiest business environments. In his previous avatars, Ragu was the CFO at ActivIdentity (NASDAQ:ACTI) and held leadership positions in several companies including Deloitte and NetIQ (NASDAQ: NTIQ), where he helped the company grow from $20 million to $300 million+ in revenue.

Adam Sheffield

Adam Sheffield brings 15+ years of experience partnering with organizations on how they can stay focused on their key initiatives. He is a strategically driven business leader who is focused on creating opportunities for organizations in new, emerging, and complex markets. Throughout his career, Adam has excelled in helping clients navigate global workforce complexity by providing HCM insights and analytics. Adam has held a variety of sales leadership roles for ADP, the country’s largest outsourced payroll processor, including his role as Vice President of Sales, Global Enterprise Solutions, for ADP.