Vertex is showing the benefit of a strategic approach to tax function modernisation
Technological advancements and changing regulatory policies are forcing departments to modernise tax functions. Companies must ensure they have a clearly defined strategy and the correct personnel in place to successfully achieve this
Original Group is offering unique experiences to its burgeoning customer base
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Following the array of challenges faced by the Andorran banking industry in 2015, MoraBanc endeavoured to put digitalisation at the heart of its transformation...
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European countries register a mechanism to trade with Iran
The European Special Purpose Vehicle will enable Tehran to carry out non-dollar trade with the EU in defiance of US sanctions
Emerging markets’ shifting bottom line
Emerging markets are no longer as reliant on the fortunes of developed economies, and are more resilient in their own right. However, this change in nature will bring significant new challenges for those wishing to invest in burgeoning markets
The zero-sum economy
Automation’s displacing effect on the world’s labour force is stark. With the expectation that fewer people will be needed for long-established practical positions, the majority of work could soon be devoted to zero-sum roles
The global economy’s fundamental weakness
In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the global economic system was meant to witness an era of moderation. However, the fact that debt remains the primary driver of growth suggests that inherent weaknesses remain
Ceylinco Life is breathing life into Sri Lanka’s life insurance space
Sri Lanka is seeing a period of accelerated growth, but price hikes and inflation have squeezed the income of its inhabitants so less people...
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Political events can have huge effects on the global economy. Millicent Angel examines some of the most significant examples across the 20th and 21st...
Mind the Value is guiding its clients through the digital transformation process
As the irrepressible tide of technology continues to sweep through businesses globally, companies must be willing to rethink their strategies in order to remain...
Paraguay’s underground economy
In Paraguay, one of South America’s smallest economies, illegal transactions can contribute as much as 40 percent of the country’s GDP
Sovereign wealth funds continue to grow in power and influence
The world’s largest sovereign wealth funds now boast assets under management of around $1trn. As these state-run vehicles continue to increase in size, many...
Geological Survey of Finland is allowing the country to reap the mining rewards
The rising demand for electric cars is fuelling the need for certain hard commodities. Finland is one country that is demonstrating its ability to...
Top 5 regulatory concerns currently facing financial institutions
Financial institutions are subject to an ever-growing set of regulations, putting immense pressure on staff to comply with each requirement. Non-compliance is not an...
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