ASU has as part of its charter and mission to be a global center for interdisciplinary research, discovery and development. In order to achieve this standing, ASU must deal with the complexities of doing business internationally, which can present challenges as it relates to contracting, operations, appropriate planning for expenses, etc. Also, there may be language and cultural barriers to overcome in order to negotiate and execute agreements.
Global Operations also maintains up-to-date resources, policies and practices for international projects: Frequently Asked Questions About International Sponsored Projects
Global Operations can help identify foreign legal, tax, employment, financial, procurement, and health and safety issues and deliver solutions to address them. To contact Global Operations, email firstname.lastname@example.org.