RSM Global

Global Ideas & Insights

November 1, 2010
The development of renewable energy in Europe faces a host of environmental, economic and political hurdles. Imported fossil fuels represent more than half of European energy consumption. At projected growth rates, the share of imported hydrocarbons...
August 1, 2010
International sporting events offer significant potential benefits to host countries: modernization of infrastructure; upgrading of tourist facilities; increased foreign commerce; heightened global prestige and visibility.
July 1, 2010
On July 8, Germany’s Federal Statistics Office announced that German exports in May 2010 grew by 9.2 percent, their sharpest rise in 10 years. On seasonally adjusted balance, this result boosted German exports to €80.8 billion, just 5.4 percent...
June 1, 2010
Eurasia, the landmass bridging the traditional continents of Europe and Asia, has become a bulwark of the global economy.
May 1, 2010
Since its creation in 1991, MERCOSUR (acronym in Spanish for Mercado Común del Sur or Common Market of the South) has been developing at an uneven pace.
April 1, 2010
Companies planning to expand their international operations need to consider a wide variety of factors: Foreign demand for the company’s products and services;  transparency and cost efficiency of foreign subsidiaries; operating, investing,...
March 1, 2010
Having a few key safeguards in place can reduce the risk of smartphones becoming a matter of national security.
January 1, 2010
The collapse of Enron and other corporate scandals in the early 2000s demonstrated how imprudent company cultures can lead to unethical practices and outright fraud. The more recent implosion of Lehman Brothers showed how a culture of risk-taking...
June 12, 2001
On 24 May, the Government introduced into Parliament the first piece of draft legislation in its reform of Australia’s transfer pricing provisions.

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