View from India: the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Ease India

Ease of Doing Business 2020: Having ascended 17 notches, India ranked 63rd in the global ranking published by The World Bank. The report on Ease of doing Business 2020 compares ‘ Business Regulation in 190 Economies’. Globally, geopolitical turbulence has affected economies and business sentiments adversely. However, India is in a unique position to turn […]

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View from India: Digital Transactions Taxonomy

The past decade has seen a substantial rise in digital transactions across the globe with a chunk of service providers based in developed nations like the US. The Indian policymakers have been on the forefront to ensure that domestic companies are at the level playing field when it comes to payment of taxes on digital […]

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India scraps retrospective tax provisions with an aim to bolster investor sentiments

Author – Sourabh Baser, Partner BGJC & Associates  LLP Couple of adverse decisions by international arbitration tribunals had got the Indian Government on back foot in front of global business community. But never too late, the move of Government to scrap the controversial provisions related to retrospective taxation of indirect asset transfers is bold and […]

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Sola Oyetayo & Co. joins IR as the exclusive Audit and Assurance Services Member in Nigeria

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Sola Oyetayo of Sola Oyetayo & Co. Sola has joined IR as our exclusive Audit and Assurance Services Member in Nigeria. Sola Oyetayo is the Managing Partner of Sola Oyetayo & Co. a multi-disciplinary professional organisation providing range of services including […]

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Mohamed Badr

Founder & Executive Partner, A&B Consultants: Mohamed Badr & Partners

Why Businesses Fail And How You Can Learn From Them

Entrepreneurship is a journey that is inherently filled with risks, setbacks, and other obstacles that, if not avoided, could lead to an early failure for your business. However, failure is not the end of the line but merely a setback on the road to success. When a business fails, there can be various factors that […]

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How to strengthen your internal controls

Internal controls are a system of policies and procedures organizations put in place to protect assets and improve operating efficiency. Effective internal controls are critical to accurate financial reporting. A solid system of controls can help prevent, detect and correct financial misstatements due to errors and fraud. Internal and external risk factors evolve over time. […]

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Hit or miss: Is your working capital on-target?

Working capital equals the difference between current assets and current liabilities. Organizations need a certain amount of working capital to run their operations smoothly. The optimal (or “target”) amount of working capital depends on the nature of operations and the industry. Inefficient working capital management can hinder growth and performance. Benchmarks The term “liquidity” refers […]

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DON’T ASSUME YOUR PROFITABLE COMPANY HAS STRONG CASH FLOW

Most of us are taught from a young age never to assume anything. Why? Well, because when you assume, you make an … you probably know how the rest of the expression goes. A dangerous assumption that many business owners make is that, if their companies are profitable, their cash flow must also be strong. […]

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