Energy

A breadth and depth of complex knowledge.

The energy sector globally is in a constant state of change as consumption levels rise and climate change presents new challenges. Differences in tax legislation, rising costs associated with major projects and increasing environmental and safety requirements can present significant challenges to organisations seeking to grow existing operations and expand into new areas.

Across the network as a whole, we work with businesses worldwide to address the energy issues of today and anticipate those of tomorrow.

RSM posts record revenues as consulting services power growth

RSM has reported record global revenues of $5.37 billion for 2018

RSM breaks through US$5bn global revenue

RSM has delivered growth in every business line, reflecting RSM’s commitment to help middle market businesses fulfil their global ambitions. 2017 saw revenues rise by 5.6% to US$5.1bn.

Big data and the middle market

This article explores the use of Big Data by middle market businesses, whose adoption of these new technologies lags behind that of other sectors of the international business community. 

5 things middle market companies need to know about renewable energy

There has been a significant shift in the renewable energy market over the last ten years. Previously, the incremental development and high costs of renewable energy discouraged growth in the industry, but in recent times, advancements in the commercial and technological arena have transformed the landscape. Now, renewables are competing on a similar scale to fossil fuels for global investment. Between 2006 and 2015, investment in renewable energy totalled $2.2 trillion.

132 businesses to compete at Grand Final of European Business Awards

132 businesses from 32 European countries are hoping to be named a winner in Europe’s biggest and toughest business competition, the European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM, at its Gala Event Final on 17 June in Milan, Italy.

Global trends in renewable energy

Historically, the incremental development and high costs of renewable energy discouraged the rapid expansion of that industry. But recent shifts in the commercial and technological landscape signal a transformative moment for renewable energy, which now presents a credible challenge to fossil fuels in the competition for global investment.

Global economic review 2015/16: a new mediocre?

In October 2015, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its semi-annual World Economic Outlook. The IMF forecasts global economic output to grow by 3.6 percent in 2016, an improvement over world GDP growth rates in 2014 (3.4 percent) and 2015 (3.1 percent). 

The Evolution of Tax: a fifty-year perspective

A thought-leadership paper analysing the future evolution of the tax landscape, benchmarked against tax trends of the last 50 years. It includes the opinions of over 50 RSM tax leaders from around the world.  

Rebuilding the Global Economy

Insights from an international comparative study of business ‘birth’ and ‘death’ rates.

The Transpacific Partnership

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.

International Tax Reform: The Drive to Close Tax Loopholes in the OECD

In September 2013, the leaders of the G20 countries meeting in St. Petersburg endorsed the OECD’s Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (BEPS). The 15-point plan includes the following:

Investment is down, capacity is up; where does the future of renewable energy lie?

Our latest Talking Points article, by RSM’s economic advisor David Bartlett, discusses the relationship between investment, capacity and efficiency in the renewable energy market.

Africa: The Last Frontier of the World Economy

Once dismissed as an economic backwater beset by political turmoil, Africa has become an attractive market for globally active companies seeking long-term profitable growth.

The Future of Renewable Energy

The global development of renewable energy encounters a number of obstacles:

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