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Emerging markets: judging by GDP

6 August 2015
The Financial Times recently highlighted a disparity between the classifications of emerging markets and the state of their economies due to a plethora of GDP data.

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.

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

Oman: seeing with 20/20 vision

24 October 2014
A guest blog by George Mathew, Managing Partner at George Mathew & Co, member firm of RSM International

Issue 20 - RSM Reporting

17 July 2014
This twentieth edition features: Our experts in UAE Baasab B. Deyb discusses insurance law - the journey so far and the way forward Martyn Jones, President of the ICAEW Discusses how to restore trust in the accounting and auditing profession globally

RSM prepares for its annual MENA Regional Conference in Dubai

19 May 2014
The delegation will discuss cross-border growth opportunities for clients, business development areas for RSM, and attend technical workshops on topics such as Islamic finance for banking and insurance, Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure and services offerings in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), risk advisory & cross-border quality control.

Saudi Arabia: diversification and entrepreneurialism

14 April 2014
I was recently fortunate enough to visit The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the first time. Our member firm, Al Sabti & Bannaga, is based in the capital Riyadh and the trip was an important opportunity to learn more about the Saudi economy as well as potential future opportunities for RSM International.

An Introduction to Islamic Finance

1 March 2014
Islamic finance is an emergent series of financial products that have been developed to meet the requirements and constraints of people that would like to follow the Shari’ah law. Islamic finance is a term that reflects financial business that is not contradictory to the principles of Shari’ah.

RSM extends client services to Bangladesh and Palestine

16 April 2013
RSM, the seventh largest global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, has expanded its geographical reach and client service capabilities in both Bangladesh and Palestine.  

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:

Prospects for the World Economy 2013

1 January 2013
The previous edition of RSM Talking Points ‘Prospects for the World Economy’ in September 2011 noted the following trajectory of the global economy: Weak GDP growth in the advanced industrialised countries burdened by the overhang of public and private debt left by the global financial crisis; robust growth in emerging markets that came out of the global downturn w

RSM Middle East Firms Focus on Growth in Two-Day Regional Conference

25 October 2012
RSM, the world’s sixth largest network of accounting, tax and advisory firms, brought together managing partners from member firms in the Middle East to discuss growth opportunities in the region. Representatives from Morocco and Europe were also present.

RSM network connects for day of global celebrations

19 September 2012
On 20 September 2012, RSM will bring together its accounting network of 32,000 colleagues across 700 offices in 94 countries as part of RSM World Day – a celebration of the growth and success of the integrated network and an opportunity to showcase its capabilities and expertise around the world.

Dahman & Co. renames RSM Dahman

2 April 2012
The International Board of Directors of RSM International, one of the world's largest accounting, tax and advisory networks, has approved the use of the RSM prefix for Dahman & Co., its member firm in the UAE & Yemen. The firm will rename to RSM Dahman with immediate effect.

RSM International announces new Middle East Regional Director

13 October 2011
RSM International, one of the world’s largest accounting, tax and consulting networks, has announced that Dr. Bassam Dahman will be the Regional Director for RSM Middle East and North Africa region from immediate effect.

Corporate Sustainability

1 February 2011
“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.