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Latest insights on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Embracing the world of virtual conferences

27 July 2020
As a professional services organisation, the lifeblood of our business is building strong relationships, collaborating, and sharing of ideas and insight – both within RSM and ultimately with the middle market businesses we support.

Will the real estate sector recover from the effects of COVID-19?

13 July 2020
Can the real estate sector recover from the impact caused the Coronavirus? Of the many sectors affected, none may be feeling more uncertainty than the property market. Around the world, office workers to were sent to work from home, and social distancing made it virtually impossible for letting agents to show properties to potential buyers. As a result, many questions and uncertainties now surround the industry. Onno Adriaansens explores the effects of the pandemic, as well as the prospects available to help the sector reactivate itself in order to achieve success.

A healthy prognosis: five opportunities for hospital leaders to aid their business’ COVID-19 recovery

7 July 2020
Like so many other sectors, healthcare has been hit hard by COVID-19. From my own experience, the primary revenue channel of the private healthcare industry of planned consultations and elective surgeries have been almost non-existent in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.

US - Transfer pricing turmoil

25 June 2020
Are you addressing the fallout from an economy in turmoil?

Coronavirus: Financial Reporting Considerations Update

26 May 2020
As expected, the effects of COVID-19 are evolving rapidly and are creating unique circumstances for each entity.

RSM INSIGHT Coronavirus: Financial Reporting Considerations

20 April 2020
The effects of COVID-19 are evolving rapidly and are unique for each entity’s circumstances. In addition to addressing the serious operational impacts of the coronavirus, it is important that all entities consider how COVID-19 affects their financial reporting. We offer the following high-level overview of a few matters for consideration during this critical time. 

US - Coronavirus pandemic hinders global automotive supply chains

20 April 2020
With the recent passage of “phase one” of a trade agreement between the United States and China and the ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), 2020 was supposed to be a transitional year for the global auto industry.

China - Tax and other reliefs for the Covid-19 pandemic

15 April 2020
Following the very rapid development of Covid-19 to become a global pandemic, the economic impact on China has been significant, extending from quarantine requirements for staff to postponed work re-sumption, and from reduced consumption in many sectors to massive logistics delays.

South Africa - Coronavirus, contracts and force majeure

18 March 2020
The coronavirus is having a significant impact on the global economy as it increasingly disrupts production, supply chains and travel.

UK - RSM’s Beyond Brexit Index shoots up amid Covid-19 inflicted supply-chain concern

16 March 2020
Following the UK’s departure from the European Union more than a month ago, markets are braced for a global health crisis that will bring with it a supply shock.

US - Coronavirus reveals vulnerability in the life science supply chain

16 March 2020
As the coronavirus continues to spread and the supply shock to the global economy grows, there is increasing concern about how the outbreak could affect the life sciences industry, especially the availability and quality of drugs and medical equipment.

UK - Coronavirus - travel and leisure sector seeks VAT support

16 March 2020
Operators in the travel and leisure sector are beginning to find themselves at the sharp end of the escalating coronavirus crisis. 

US - Coronavirus and the global technology supply chain

16 March 2020
To understand why the coronavirus has had such a profound impact on global supply chains and the world economy, look no further than how reliant technology companies have become on Chinese manufacturers.

Australia - COVID-19 Pandemic Response Planning

16 March 2020
On the 30th of January 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) officially declared a Global Public Health Emergency in the wake of the continued spread of COVID-19 (formerly known as the Coronavirus) throughout Mainland China, Asia and Europe.