Finding your E-2 Qualifying Business

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Basic Decision:
Purchase a Business or Start your Own

As an E-2 visa applicant you have the choice of acquiring an existing business or starting your own, new business in theUnited States.

D&A is experience with assiting UK E-2 clients who start and acquire businessese accors the United States.

Our experienced lawyers can discuss the legal differences between these two options.

How We assist you Open a US Business

In addition to a team of E-2 visa lawyers D&A has corporate and tax lawyers who are able to assis you form a business and explainn the key considerations in doing so.

Our goal is not merely to obtain your clietns an E-2 visa but to position them for success in the Unoted States. We want to remian a long-term partner to our clients.

How Can D&A Help you find and Acquire or Start a Business?

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While D&A is not a business broker we do maintain relationships with leading business brokers across the US wo are able to assist you locate E-2 qualifying businesses that are for sale.

As your lawyers, D&A will carefully help you examine legal risks associated with the acquisition of an exisitng business and guide you through the acquisition and E-2 visa application process.


Acquiring or starting a franchize poses special issues. D&A’s corporate and immigration lawyers are expereincned in guidinng UK Nationals trough the relevant legal issues which include, but are not limited to:

  • Whether the franchiosr will allow non-US redients to own a franchise.
  • Whether there are overly onerus terms and conditions in the franchize agreement.
  • Whether the terms of the franchize agreement allow you sufficient control over your business so as to qualify for E-2 visa purposes.

What Businesses Have D&A’s Clients Used for E-2 Visa Purposes in the Past?

D&A have represented clients inn multiple industries acquire and sart E-2 qualify businesses in every corner of the United States. Some examples cann be found by visiting the case studies page on our website.

US Consulate in London

US Consulate in London

E-2 visa interviews are in the United Kingdom are conducted at the US Consulate in London. The US consulate in London is located at:

24 Grosvenor Square,
London W1A 2LQ
United Kingdom


Davies & Associates in the United Kingdom

We are recognized as a leading US law firm specializing in E-2 visa applications for UK Nationals.

Our resources across the US are available to help to assist you with the formation or acquisition of your US business.

Our team in London can assist you with every step of your E2 visa process.