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UNDERSTANDING EUROPE

As one of the most diverse regions in the world, Europe offers significant opportunities for business growth and expansion. However, the diversity of the region with varying currencies, regulations and stages of economic growth, can make Europe a very complex place for businesses to thrive.

With over 9,000 staff across the region, RSM assists businesses to anticipate and understand these complexities, in order to succeed in the largest consumer market in the world.

‘National Winners’ awarded by the European Business Awards sponsored by RSM, at the British Residency in Brussels

2 March 2018
Brussels: The best businesses from Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg were honoured at an exclusive event last night at the British Residency, Brussels, for The European Business Awards sponsored by RSM.

Transatlantic data flows: data privacy and the global digital economy

16 January 2018
North America and Europe generate approximately 75 per cent of digital content for Internet users worldwide.  Amid weak GDP growth worldwide and flattening of traditional foreign trade and investment, international digital exchanges are rapidly growing.  The challenge is how governance structures can be formed that reconcile 'public welfare' and 'individual privacy'.

RSM kick-starts 2018 with two new member firms

8 January 2018
RSM has added new member firms in Bulgaria and Costa Rica, expanding its footprint across Europe and Central America. These new firms bring RSM’s global representation to more than 120 countries.

Issue 77 - IFRS News in Brief

3 January 2018
Breaking IFRS news from the past month; including publications, deadlines, announcements, comment letters from RSM, and decisions by the IASB.

Europe's best businesses published in first ever 'Ones to Watch' list

12 December 2017
The best businesses in 34 European countries have been named today as ‘Ones to Watch’ by the European Business Awards sponsored by RSM. To make it on to the ‘Ones to Watch’ list companies will have demonstrated exceptional achievement in one of the 12 European Business Awards’ categories and reflect the programme’s core values of innovation, success and ethics.

NAFTA, Brexit and the future of the middle market

8 December 2017
Middle market businesses need to prepare for the shifts of international commerce. At the same time the US President is seeking to change NAFTA, the UK is seeking to exit the largest trading bloc in the world, the European Union. The threat of renegotiated trade deals brings a risk of increased tariffs on exports and stricter regulations.

BEPS and beyond: tax issues to watch out for

16 November 2017
When it comes to tax affairs, the biggest fear among clients is of committing an offence by accident. This article outlines a number of key tax areas to watch out for, including BEPS, US tax reform and the Paradise Papers. 

92% of European businesses are unprepared for GDPR

15 November 2017
Businesses across Europe are unprepared for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into law in May 2018, according to new research conducted for RSM.  The survey, completed by 400 of Europe’s successful business leaders, asked about their preparedness for GDPR and how the new regulation will impact their operations.

International VAT Update - November 2017

10 November 2017
Breaking VAT news from around the world, including updates from the European Union, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Ireland, Norway and the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Germany’s insular coalition negotiations adding to insecurities for the Mittelstand

8 November 2017
Chancellor Merkel may have won the election but she now faces a new political landscape in Germany, one that is increasingly inward looking. A nationalist right-wing party has become the parliament’s third largest party. At the same time, the Chancellor finds herself in tricky coalition negotiations with the Green and the Free Democratic Party (FDP), all of which is adding a level of insecurity for the German Mittelstand.

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