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28/04/2017
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For the public good

By Marie-Claude Morin Energy, letter mail and liquor boards were set up as government monopolies for good reasons years ago. But are they now relics of an economic past that’s holding us back? Although some countries such as Australia have … Continue reading

15/06/2016
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Growing Pains

Mid-tier firms are finding that size does matter, as they respond to a stricter compliance environment and try to get their heads, and hands, around big data. Hong Kong’s mid-tier firms are experiencing growing pains. Bridging the gap in the … Continue reading

11/06/2015
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Fixing China’s state-owned enterprises

by Jemelyn Yadao Unwieldy and unyielding, Mainland state-owned enterprises have long been urged to reform. With restructuring once again on the front burner, Jemelyn Yadao looks at the latest developments and how CPAs can contribute. China Ocean Shipping Company, the … Continue reading

06/02/2015
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Are Trade Agreements Creating Regulatory and Compliance Headaches for Finance Professionals?

By George W. Russell A plethora of bilateral and regional free trade agreements are complicating cross-border transactions. George W. Russell looks at whether such deals actually break down barriers or instead create a regulatory minefield for financial professionals. The Bergquist … Continue reading

05/12/2014
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Pricing Issues for Midsize and Large Firm Sales

By Joel Sinkin and Terrence Putney, CPA Big deals come with more complexity, but size has its advantages. It’s no simple task for accounting firm owners to figure out how much they should be paid when they are looking to … Continue reading