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  • Media Talk H2 2015

    A biannual report providing insight into corporate deal activity in the media sector. In this report we review recent activity and discuss M&A trends in this sector over the upcoming months. Read more...

  • Need to know IFRS effective 31 December 2015

    BDO has put together a need to know bulletin with the standards and amendments that are effective AFTER 31 December 2014. The bulleting gives a very useful summary of what the changes are. Read more...

  • BDO Load Shedding Survey 2015

    Since 2008, when the energy crisis first hit South Africa, the country has experienced load shedding in various forms, whether it be for a few hours a week, or for several days. It is expected that this will continue into the foreseeable future while Eskom continues to upgrade our electricity infrastructure. Read more...

  • BDO International Business Compass

    In the age of globalisation, small- and medium-sized enterprises in particular face: location choices that affect entrepreneurial success.

    The BDO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMPASS provides guidance, as it covers societal information for countries and draws together numerous aspects in sub-indices, regarding countries' suitability as markets and production locations. Read more...

  • BDO Global TechTalk Report: 3rd Edition

    Read BDO's latest TechTalk Report which gives a comprehensive view of global tech deal activity in Q1 2015. The research was conducted and analysed by BDO based on quarter one data from Pitch Book and The Deal. Our TECHtalk series includes region or country-specific data points across Asia (India, China, Japan, Australia and Hong Kong); EMEA (UK, Russia, France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway) and North America (US and Canada). For this report the research focused on the regions rather than specific countries to ensure the insights are more encompassing. Read more...

  • BDO 2015 International Telecommunications Risk Factor Report

    This report is the first comprehensive analysis of the risks in the Telecommunications sector across the world, including South Africa. Read more...

  • The changing environment for Transfer Pricing documentation

    A summary of the OECD recommendations including the latest on Country-by-Country Reporting The latest release (“Action 13: Guidance on the Implementation of Transfer Pricing Documentation and Countryby- Country Reporting”) adds details regarding implementation of Country-by-Country Reporting (CBCR). This bulletin provides an overview of the guidance on the form and content of the deliverables from the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action 13 relating to both transfer pricing documentation and CBCR. For more information or how we can help you, please contact: Roxanna Nyiri or Ferdie Schneider. Read more...

  • BUDGET SPEECH 2015

    The choice we face in considering these proposals is a difficult one. But we believe that this course can no longer be postponed' - Nhlanhla Nene, Minister of Finance, 22 October 2014, Parliament Read more...

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