RSM Spain has merged with TGG Legal, an established law firm with a growing tax practice. The merger extends RSM’s capabilities in the Spanish market – with the addition of legal advisory services to clients and a strengthened tax practice.
In June 2015 the U.S. Congress granted fast track authority to President Barack Obama, clearing the way for final negotiations of the Transpacific Partnership (TPP). The completion of the 12-member TPP would create a mega-regional zone representing 40 percent of global GDP and 26 percent of world trade.
On 2 October 2009, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the awarding of the XXXI Olympiad to Rio de Janeiro, defeating finalists Chicago, Madrid and Tokyo. The selection of Rio as the host city for the 2016 Olympics constitutes a seminal development in Brazilian history, inviting comparisons with prior Games (e.g.