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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.

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

1 September 2013
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?

3 May 2013
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

1 May 2013
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

4 April 2013
The global development of renewable energy encounters a number of obstacles:

RSM Survey of International Business Confidence

1 February 2013
This report summarises the results of a survey of international business confidence conducted at the RSM Annual Conference in London in November 2012. The survey gauged the views of over 280 senior leaders from within RSM member firms 70 countries on the following issues:

Renewable Energy In Poland

1 October 2012
Poland is the European Union’s most coal-dependent economy. Coal represents over 80 percent of Poland’s national energy production and nearly 90 percent of its electricity generation. The outsized share of coal in Poland’s energy sector heightens pressure to develop renewable energy to meet the European Union’s 20-20-20 Directive.

China’s Carbon Trading Experiment is good news for the Cleantech industry (and the planet)

7 June 2012
The recent report “China’s Carbon Emission Trading: an Experiment to Watch” by the Stockholm Environment Institute provides a 

Corporate culture: Creating strong guardrails for governance and ERM

1 March 2012
How do you define your organization’s corporate culture? Often, corporate culture is difficult to describe.

The Brussels Agreement: Fiscal Adjustment and Economic Growth in Europe

1 December 2011
On December 9, the European Council met in Brussels to devise a resolution of the Euro crisis that imperils the still fragile recovery from the global financial crisis.

Fallout of the Euro Crisis

5 November 2011
On 27 October 2011, the 17 Euro countries agreed to new €100 billion bailout package for Greece, which included a 50 percent write down of Greek government bonds held by private European banks.

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