Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Andersen Global adds depth to African platform with LIMA Partners

Andersen Global advances its African coverage through a Collaboration Agreement with Ghana-based tax firm LIMA Partners. Located in Accra, LIMA Partners, founded in 2014, offers services to local and international clients. Co-Founder and Managing Partner Kwame Amporful leads the team of experienced professionals specializing in tax advisory and compliance, accounting and consulting, secretary and regulatory compliance services.

Baker Tilly International appoints Francesca Lagerberg as Global CEO

Baker Tilly International is delighted to announce the appointment of Francesca Lagerberg as its Chief Executive Officer of the global organisation. Francesca Lagerberg brings to Baker Tilly more than 25 years of experience in professional services, most recently as global leader with a mid-tier network, specialising in cross-border and international business support.

BlueRock announces a merger with legal practice firm Marsh & Maher

Australian professional services company BlueRock has announced a merger with boutique legal practice Marsh & Maher Richmond Bennison (Marsh & Maher) to further fuel the company's expansion. The partnership sees Marsh & Maher increasing BlueRock’s depth of experience, allowing the business to expand the support offered to its growing clientele.

How to support the charity of your choice while claiming a tax deduction

With Australians expected to make charitable donations to support flood impacted areas, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) urges taxpayers to make sure that if they want to claim a deduction in their tax return for a donation, it meets the criteria to be tax deductible. We know Aussies are very charitable and after the recent floods, we are expecting to see a lot of donations and deductions in tax returns this year. In the 2019-20 year, 4.2 million Aussies claimed deductions for $3.7bn in gifts and donations to charities and not-for-profits.

Is it time to ditch your inefficient accountant for a better one?

Having the right accountant is more than just about making sure that your books are balanced or that your taxes are handled at the end of the financial year. Having the right accountant could mean establishing a business relationship for life. This is why it’s important to recognise that if your current accountant is not meeting your needs, it might be time for a change—and the process is much easier than you might think.

MetricStream enables customers to navigate increasingly connected GRC

MetricStream, the organisation concerned with integrated risk management (IRM) and governance, risk, and compliance (GRC), announced its latest product release, Danube, designed to enable customers to successfully navigate an increasingly connected GRC world. The Danube release includes advanced risk quantification, automated compliance across cloud environments, and support for the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), providing a framework to assist clients with climate-related financial risk disclosures.

Napier continues EMEA expansion to meet demand for AML solutions

Napier, provider of anti-financial crime compliance solutions, has announced a commitment in 2022 to invest further in its EMEA operations as the market for AI-enhanced AML technology continues to grow at pace.

Shufti Pro announces $20 million Series A funding to accelerate growth

A global AI-powered IDV solutions, Shufti Pro, has announced that it has raised $20m in Series A funding led by Updata Partners, a tech-focused growth equity firm.

Andersen Global enhances African platform with more coverage in Mali

Andersen Global adds complementary tax capabilities to its existing platform in Mali with collaborating firm Kanaga Consulting, reinforcing its commitment to provide clients with comprehensive coverage locally and globally. Kanaga Consulting, founded in 2011, provides a broad range of tax, accounting and advisory services, including tax compliance, organizational restructuring, payroll, managerial control, insurance and training.

Rimini Street Korea named a Top 100 in KOREA Best Workplaces™

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, and a Salesforce partner, today announced it has been recognized in the Great Places to Work® 2022 KOREA Best Workplaces™ Awards by the global consulting company Great Place to Work® Institute (GPTW).