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The tax management profession in Brazil is thriving, and one firm that has risen above the rest in this sphere is Intercorp Group

Intercorp: Multi-jurisdictional legislation pays off

The tax management profession in Brazil is thriving, and one firm that has risen above the rest in this sphere is Intercorp Group

Challenged daily by having to deal with the difficult task of preserving wealth by helping both individuals and corporations legitimately minimise their tax liability, the tax management profession in Brazil is not always plain sailing. Very few firms are...

While Brazil is not a member of the OECD, many multinational groups there are able to successfully navigate international transfer pricing standards, yielding effective results

How to navigate transfer pricing in Brazil; Deloitte advises

While Brazil is not a member of the OECD, many multinational groups there are able to successfully navigate international transfer pricing standards, yielding effective results

The economic view of Brazil has always been two fold for investors: on the one hand, there are good opportunities for sustainable growth; on the other, there is suspicion and concern about the direction in which Brazil is marching, economically and politi...

Dissenting voices should be encouraged rather than stifled in the boardroom, to help break through the conformity of groupthink

A lack of dissenting voices holds boards back

Dissenting voices should be encouraged rather than stifled in the boardroom, to help break through the conformity of groupthink

At the height of the financial crisis, the banking industry was widely condemned for its lack of leadership and the inability of boards to take responsibility. The repeated mantra of the crisis being the fault of ‘just a few bad apples’ didn’t wash,...

With unemployment figures creeping up across the globe, employers are demanding more from candidates. Business schools have responded by creating industry-specific MBAs, writes Nash Riggins

Back to school

With unemployment figures creeping up across the globe, employers are demanding more from candidates. Business schools have responded by creating industry-specific MBAs, writes Nash Riggins

MBA graduates turning backs on finance for voluntary sector

Increasing number of graduates are shunning big salaries for the third sector

Executive MBAs present equitable option

In economic uncertainty, many executives turn to further education to compete in the jobs market. Rita Lobo explores how executive MBAs are a way to obtain qualifications and stay ahead

Economic effectiveness: how an interim manager can help

Interim managers have the intuition and strategy to help businesses realise their goals even in times of economic conservatism

Leadership development through coaching: a case study

The Defence Acquisition University is an example of how professional coaching schemes can work alongside training and development programmes to produce impressive results

Understanding professional coaching

Businesses and individuals can enhance their performance through coaching services, and finding the right coach can improve efficiency and profit

Bongani encourages Angolan transparency

Those investing in emerging economies must generate a greater sense of trust and abide by sustainable principles if they are to yield positive returns. Bongani Investment Group is doing just that

Patricio Jottar on corporate governance | CCU | Video

World Finance interviews Patricio Jottar, CEO of CCU, on the company’s rapid growth and corporate governance framework

Krishnakumar Natarajan, Rostow Ravanan, Tridip Saha | Mindtree

World Finance interviews Krishnakumar Natarajan, CEO and Managing Director; Rostow Ravanan, CFO; and Tridip Saha, General Manager; from the Indian technology solutions company Mindtree

A novel way of raising capital and enhancing customer loyalty is being offered in the UK in the form of mini-bonds, but some argue they offer little return for their considerable risk

Crowdcube breathes fresh air into investing

A novel way of raising capital and enhancing customer loyalty is being offered in the UK in the form of mini-bonds, but some argue they offer little return for their considerable risk

Magellan sees container investments grow rapidly

The capital market has never before seen the variety of products that are available today, and demands on these investments vary; as do their reputations. Containers have been an attractive alternative for 30 years

Pay secrecy could soon be a thing of the past

The policy of complete pay transparency is a huge departure from accepted motivational structure, but some companies are starting to consider what the benefits of opening up incentive schemes might be

While Brazil is not a member of the OECD, many multinational groups there are able to successfully navigate international transfer pricing standards, yielding effective results

How to navigate transfer pricing in Brazil; Deloitte advises

While Brazil is not a member of the OECD, many multinational groups there are able to successfully navigate international transfer pricing standards, yielding effective results

The British Virgin Islands draws in corporate business from afar

The British Virgin Islands is one of the world’s leading financial hubs, but its government is still looking ahead, hoping to build upon the successes of recent years

DETAIL: Nigeria’s oil and gas sector attracts FDI

Over the last few years, Nigeria has become the preferred destination for foreign direct investment in Africa, affecting the oil and gas sector outside of the FDI beneficiaries