Corporate Finance

China shakes out the welcome mat

Multinational corporations in China have long complained that they are hobbled by red tape, rising costs and a Byzantine legal system. Although foreign direct investment growth is slowing, recent reforms suggest the Mainland will not necessarily lose its lustre. George W. Russell reports By George W Russell E-Mart, a large South Korean supermarket chain, announced its withdrawal from the Chinese… Read More China shakes out the welcome mat

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The business benefits of Dublin, Ireland

By Agnes Borowik Boasting favourable costs, a high quality of living and a vibrant tech scene, Dublin is a highly regarded location for foreign direct investment and business development.# A vibrant social and economic hub with deep Viking history, Dublin is situated on the eastern shores of Ireland at the mouth of the River Liffey.… Read More The business benefits of Dublin, Ireland

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Tax agencies build obstacles for foreign buyers

Hong Kong and Mainland investors have been snapping up properties in several overseas markets, raising fears that speculation is pushing purchases out of reach of locals. Tax systems are becoming complicated as a result, prompting potential buyers to seek professional advice from CPA firms. From London, England, to London, Ontario, property investment from China and… Read More Tax agencies build obstacles for foreign buyers