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Audit and assurance

Intelligent insight and smart feedback.

People are only as good as the tools they possess. So, to consistently deliver high-quality auditing services, we are always investing in auditing methods. We keep our ear to the ground so we can closely follow the latest developments and share them throughout our network.

Staying alert to risk is always a priority. That’s why we devote a considerable amount of attention and resources to ensuring our methods are compliant with the International Standards on Auditing.

Corporate culture: Creating strong guardrails for governance and ERM

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

Issue 11 - RSM Reporting

This eleventh edition features:

The Shale Gas Revolution

Recent advances in hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) are spurring development of shale gas reserves in the United States, Canada, Poland, Australia, and other countries. The shale gas boom has strengthened energy security in these countries by lowering dependence on imported fossil fuels.

The Brussels Agreement: Fiscal Adjustment and Economic Growth in Europe

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

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.

Communication Infrastructure and Broadband Growth in Africa

As the growth of Africa’s ICT (Information and Communications Technology) infrastructure proceeds, industry players are placing greater emphasis on mobile data and other value added services such as mobile banking and funds transfer.

Small and Medium Enterprises in the Global Economy

Small and medium enterprises, which played a crucial role in job creation and economic growth in the early and mid-2000s, incurred major setbacks during the Great Recession. In the European Union, SME employment fell by over three million jobs in 2009-10.

Challenging Audit Market Dominance

There is a growing consensus amongst government, regulators and the profession that, amongst other issues, something needs to be done about market concentration. I support measured change to allow RSM and other networks to thrive and compete for market share.

Corporate Sustainability

“Corporate Sustainability” – broadly conceived as the formal integration of economic, environmental, and social factors in managerial decision making and corporate governance – is assuming a central role in global business.

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