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Economic headwinds facing emerging markets

15 September 2015
By most measures, emerging markets have outperformed developed economies since the Great Recession. Between 2010-14, emerging/developing economies posted averaged annual real GDP growth of 5.8 percent versus 1.8 percent in the advanced industrialised countries.

Frontier markets: Sub-Saharan Africa and the threat of success

19 August 2015
Following a blogs on the BRIC and MINT economies, this next series of blogs will explore 'frontier markets'.

RSM Academy – Strong relationships built on understanding

3 July 2015
Last month, RSM ran its 9th annual RSM Academy welcoming its 479th graduate since it began in 2007. The programme sees RSM’s future leaders gather in Eindhoven, Netherlands, for a challenging week which sets out to improve their leadership skills, global awareness and how to work in multinational and multicultural teams.

Cybersecurity takes centre stage

30 April 2015
A guest blog by Thilen Pillay, Manager – Risk Advisory Services, RSM Betty & Dickson (Johannesburg)

Further expansion for the RSM network

18 February 2015
RSM, the seventh largest global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, has recently announced the addition of a correspondent firm in Zimbabwe, and significant member firm developments in Italy and New Zealand.

RSM achieves 18% fee income growth in 2014 to US$4.4 billion

7 January 2015
Europe: 79% fee income increase Audit and accountancy: 17% fee income growth Tax: 15% fee income growth Consulting/advisory: 57% fee income growth Nine new member firms added across four continents

World Economic Outlook 2015

1 January 2015
Economic Growth Trends

Transfer Pricing News: Secondary adjustments again deemed to be treated as dividend or capital contributions in South Africa

16 September 2014
Since April 2012 secondary adjustments were treated as deemed loans, but this caused a lot of uncertainty and practical problems. This may be the reason that the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2014 (Draft), includes that secondary adjustments shall now be treated as deemed dividends or capital contributions, depending on the facts and circumstances of the case.

RSM International expands in Africa with new correspondent firms in Benin, Cameroon and Burkina Faso

7 August 2014
RSM International (“RSM”), the seventh largest global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, has expanded further in Africa with the appointment of three new correspondent firms, in Benin, Cameroon (with an office in Congo) and Burkina Faso.

Nigeria – on the cusp of greatness?

24 July 2014
When we added our member firm in Nigeria, SIAO Partners to our network in September 2013, I heard about the Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian playwright and poet, Wole Soyinka, who once said: “…there are prospects for a new Nigeria, but I don’t think we have a new Nigeria yet.” Thinking about Nigeria again for this blog I considered this quote. 

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