Case Studies

MSI takes an advisory and consultative approach to our relationship with our clients, the following case studies will give you a flavor of our approach.

GOAL:

QUICK DEPLOYMENT IN APAC AND EMEA

Barrier: Overburdened HR staff

Story: A large software company operating out of the U.S. and India recently underwent rapid global expansion...

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GOAL:

AVOIDING UNNECESSARY STARTUP COSTS

Barrier: Lack of options for consideration

Story: A U.S. company working with a banking client in Shanghai found that it needed to employ local staff onsite...

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GOAL:

ENABLE EMPLOYEES TO RETAIN EARNINGS

Barrier: Complexities in basing talent in North Africa

Story: An oil and gas consultancy based in Italy was required to temporarily place 15 of its employees at a client’s site in Algeria...

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GOAL:

KEEPING ASSIGNEES SAFE IN BOGOTA

Barrier: Employee safety concerns in high crime area

Story: A U.S.-based auto manufacturer was asked to send a team to Colombia for two months...

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GOAL:

AVOIDING BUSINESS VISITOR PENALTIES

Barrier: Potential penalties for business travelers overstaying visas in EU

Story: An Albanian company planning to acquire an EU firm needed to send a team to the company’s four office locations...

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GOAL:

TRACKING CROSS BORDER BUSINESS TRAVELERS

Barrier: Penalties levied for non-payment of Canada’s nonresident taxes upon completion...

Story: A U.S. producer of specialty medical devices that had recently entered the Canadian market was asked to provide product support...

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GOAL:

REDUCE TIME SPENT BY MOBILITY TEAM ON PAYROLL ADMINISTRATION

Barrier: Payroll Admin – Time spent on managing payroll relationships left less time for other...

Story: Reducing the time spent by the mobility team on payroll admin is often difficult due to the time it takes to manage payroll...

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GOAL:

BETTER TAX ASSISTANCE PROCESS FOR TRANSFEREES

Barrier: Inadequate gross up methodology, inability to fully break out tax assistance costs

Story: Providing a better tax assistance process for transferees can be made more challenging if you’re unsure which methodology is the best....

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GOAL:

MANAGE COMPENSATION PROCESS FOR EXPAT POPULATION IN THAILAND

Barrier: Payroll Compliance – No local staff with international payroll training

Story: A hospitality client wanted to expand in Thailand but had no local payroll...

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