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8 May 2017

An auditor, an advisor, a lawyer…and technology

An auditor, an advisor, a lawyer…and technology

Recently ending in Barcelona, the Mobile World Congress had over 100,000 visitors from 208 countries sharing the latest advances in technology and communications. The most outstanding aspect was certainly the changes in consumer articles, with new features in mobiles or in connected vehicles. Apart from this, many other developments will have a highly significant impact: changes in basic technology, advances in 5G communications, the possibilities of big data, the Internet of things…each edition of the “Mobile Congress” introduces increasingly significant advances.

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26 April 2017

Donald Trump's tax reform

Donald Trump's tax reform

The Trump presidency will represent not only radical changes in the business relations between the economic powerhouse that is the United States of America and its primarily economic partners around the world, but apparently will also come with a never-seen before change in Fiscal Policy, not only for American taxpayers but also for many other stakeholders around the world.

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27 March 2017

HIGHLY POSITIVE OUTLOOK FOR MIDMARKET M&A TRANSACTIONS

HIGHLY POSITIVE OUTLOOK FOR MIDMARKET M&A TRANSACTIONS

The outlook for middle market corporate transactions (mid-size M&A transactions) in Spain has improved substantially in recent years, with an increasing number of transactions taking place compared to the preceding years.

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6 March 2017

SIMPLIFICATION OF HACCP PROCEDURES AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE FLEXIBILITY PRINCIPLE

SIMPLIFICATION OF HACCP PROCEDURES AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE FLEXIBILITY PRINCIPLE

There is an ongoing trend for the implementation of food safety management systems including prerequisites programs (PRP) and procedures based upon HACCP principles, including flexibility /ease of implementation in the certain food sector companies.

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15 February 2017

TOWARDS MINIMUM AUDIT RISK

TOWARDS MINIMUM AUDIT RISK

With the new information available in a highly automated world, the audit will place its greatest focus on risk, failing to conduct sampling testing to analyze up to 100% of the data. Everything suggests that companies will have better and faster quality reports, even in real time.

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31 January 2017

OUR UNDERTAKING: ALTAVOZ 17 ODS

OUR UNDERTAKING: ALTAVOZ 17 ODS

On 25 September 2015, global leaders gathered at a historic United Nations summit meeting and approved the 17 Sustainable Development objectives, which will be of significant weight on the international agenda for the next fifteen years.

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9 January 2017

TRANSFER PRICING, SOME POST BEPS NUMBERS COUNTRY BY COUNTRY REPORTING AND ITS BIG IMPACT

TRANSFER PRICING, SOME POST BEPS NUMBERS COUNTRY BY COUNTRY REPORTING AND ITS BIG IMPACT

As we already know, Action #13 from BEPS requires that many Multinational Groups (MG) to filing the Country by Country reporting (CbC) for fiscal years beginning on or after January 1st, 2016.

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21 December 2016

BUSINESS AND EMOTIONAL ASPECTS OF THE SALE AND PURCHASE PROCESSES OF FAMILY COMPANIES

BUSINESS AND EMOTIONAL ASPECTS OF THE SALE AND PURCHASE PROCESSES OF FAMILY COMPANIES

The sale of a family company is, at times, the only way to ensure its continuity. The difficulties in passing on an entrepreneurial spirit to the next generation and the existence of conflicts arising from the lack of communication skills among the members of family companies are among the reasons for some of them being sold.

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1 December 2016

SUSTAINABLE MARKETING

SUSTAINABLE MARKETING

This year we have been constantly working with problems related with the word sustainability, which has made us understand and assimilate it as our own. Today we reiterate that our work helps to the improvement of our country; it is worth remarking that sustainable does not only refers to the ecological aspect, like most people think, it is aimed at a most poetic sense of meaning: to create a better world to live.

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15 November 2016

THE FIGURE OF THE CONSULTANT IN IT

THE FIGURE OF THE CONSULTANT IN IT

Last century, computers were considered to be a mere tool for mechanising companies' administrative processes, and therefore the responsibility for computer systems fell mainly to the accounting and finance departments, as they were considered to be just another expense to the entered into the company results.

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31 October 2016

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CASH FLOW, AND ITS CORRECT MANAGEMENT

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CASH FLOW, AND ITS CORRECT MANAGEMENT

It would be hard to imagine a small and mid-size business which had never suffer from cash-flow shortage. One can even say that it can be business owner's big “enemy”. Recurring to credit, or even adopting a more complex solution like raising capital, can work in short term, but it won't resolve cash-flow problems by itself.

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18 October 2016

COMPANY GROWTH & CONCENTRATION PROCESSES

COMPANY GROWTH & CONCENTRATION PROCESSES

Within the scope of a company, as in life itself, growth is an important part of the actual raison d'être of our existence. We are born to grow and develop, to consolidate our presence on the market where we co-exist. There are no perfect markets perfectos where both supply and demand live in harmony, and the operators forming part of the same market are peacefully self-regulated. Size is of increasing importance.

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3 October 2016

GETTING TO KNOW MY CUSTOMER'S CUSTOMER

GETTING TO KNOW MY CUSTOMER'S CUSTOMER

Central Bank of Uruguay issued the Circular Nº 2238, giving a new wording to article 302 of the Compilation of Standards for the Regulation and Control of the Financial System, Book III; in relation to the policies for the protection of the financial system against illicit activities.

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22 September 2016

​TRANSFER PRICING, SOME POST BEPS NUMBERS COUNTRY BY COUNTRY REPORTING AND ITS BIG IMPACT

​TRANSFER PRICING, SOME POST BEPS NUMBERS COUNTRY BY COUNTRY REPORTING AND ITS BIG IMPACT

As we already know, Action #13 from BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) requires that many Multinational Groups (MG) to filing the Country by Country reporting (CbC) for fiscal years beginning on or after January 1st, 2016.

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31 August 2016

THE UN DECLARES 2017 AS THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM FOR DEVELOPMENT

THE UN DECLARES 2017 AS THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM FOR DEVELOPMENT

The General Assembly of the United Nations has approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

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