In the past, self-service used to be confined to customers fetching their meal from the restaurant’s counter and cleaning up their tables after they have finished. Today, customers do many more tasks that fall in the self-service category
Recovery in Europe is picking up. In the United States, the conditions seem to be also favorable for businesses with lower taxes, with low unemployment rates providing disposable income and driving demand.
Written By: Susan Smithfield – International Director In the current business environment—characterized by high connectivity and excessive reliance on digital infrastructure,…
In today’s economy in which multinational enterprises (MNEs) play an increasingly prominent role, transfer pricing continues to be high on the agendas of tax administrations and taxpayers alike.
Despite the rise of synthetic fibres, cotton remains a major contributor to the textile market, with a share of about 40 percent. World production of this natural fibre is estimated at 30 million tons per year, with the main producers in 2016 being India and China, ahead of the United States and Pakistan.
The wealth-management sector has seen impressive growth worldwide over the past couple of years. In Asia and India, savings rates are high, and the richest are more and more numerous.
The British CCP Research Foundation published on August 11 its latest report “Conduct Costs Project Report 2017”, which estimates the total amounts paid or provisioned by banks because of misconduct or breach of any code of conduct or any central-bank regulation.
The concept of integrated reporting originates from the idea that enterprises, especially multinationals, should not just continue disclosing financial statements to secure the trust and confidence of the markets, their shareholders and investors.
Latest survey results and analyses by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) point to a gap in global trade finance of around US$1.6 trillion annually—much of it in developing markets, particularly in Asian developing countries. The concern is that, according to “2017 Rethinking Trade & Finance”, the latest report of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
The year 2016 was not a record-breaker for deal activity in the global banking and capital-markets space. Even though the industry’s underlying fundamentals remained relatively unchanged, the operating environment became much tougher.