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CFOs are well positioned to take a broader role in managing enterprise performance

From CFO.com: With the help of significant investments in technology, CFOs have been able to expand their focus from traditional concerns — primarily financial integrity of the business and risk management — to areas impacting enterprise performance. The majority of CFOs are well positioned to take a broader role in managing enterprise performance. In a recent survey conducted ...

CFO Talks at Leaderex Convention: what leaders say is the top priority for the country

CFO Talks took its cameras to the Leaderex exhibition in Johannesburg last week and managed to sit down with a range of business and opinion leaders, including Bonang Mohale of Business Leadership SA, Adrian Saville of Cannon Asset Managers, Mervyn King of the famed King Corporate Governance Report, Professor Owen Skae of Rhodes Business School, Jon Foster-Pedley of Henley Busi ...

Videos from Leaderex convention in Johannesburg

Photos from Leaderex convention in Sandton, Johannesburg

Share your views for the IAFEI survey for Q3 2019

The IAFEI survey for Q3 2019 is now open! This quarter, we focus on negative or low interest rates and their impact on investment decisions. Please share your views and see the results for your region and across the world.  Click on the link below to access the survey which should take no more than 5 minutes to complete. We will hold your individual responses in confidence and ...

French, U.S. officials strike draft compromise on French digital tax

French and U.S. negotiators have reached a compromise agreement on France’s digital tax, a levy which prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten a separate tax on French wine imports, a source close to the negotiations said. The compromise struck between French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Donald Trump’s White House ...

3 countries publish draft EU Mandatory Disclosure Rules

Luxembourg, The Netherlands and Estonia have all recently published draft legislation that will implement the EU Mandatory Disclosure Rules Directive (DAC6). Member States have until 31 December 2019 to implement the directive into national legislation. All three countries have drafted the implementing legislation broadly in line with the Directive, and have not sought to Gold ...

UK Chancellor accelerates Brexit preparations for businesses

HMRC is stepping up efforts to ensure businesses are ready to trade post-Brexit by automatically enrolling companies in an important customs system and doubling the numbers registered, the Chancellor announces today (Wednesday, 21 August). More than 88,000 VAT registered companies across the UK will be allocated an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) numbe ...

GTAP Conference – 3 October 2019: Programme & Registration

The Global Tax Advisers Platform inaugural conference will take place on 3 October 2019 in Torino on the topic of “Tax & The Future”. GTAP was formed in 2014 by CFE, AOTCA and WAUTI as a global response of tax advisers to international tax initiatives, with the aim of forging closer links among tax advisers throughout the world. The platform provides the proper framework fo ...

Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in U.S. tax dispute

Reuters: Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary. In a 3-0 decision, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle upheld a 2017 ruling by the U.S. Tax Court related to intangible assets that Amazon.com tr ...

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