The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on May 25, putting companies that fail to protect the data of European citizens and residents at risk €4 million in fines per incident. Even enterprises in Asia can be affected
The tit-for-tat tariffs between the world’s two largest economies look transactional, but there are indications that the US has the long-term aim of preventing China’s rise up the value chain. A roadmap for CFOs for the bumpy road ahead
As the US and China prepare to embark on a trade war, one economist says CFOs should also focus on the ‘untold war’ – US protectionism on the dollar, taxation and regulation – and how it changes the way companies should think about growth
Singapore is ahead of Hong Kong in having an independent overseer of public audits, opening the CPA qualification to non-accounting degree graduates, and training in accounting data and analytics. The HKICPA is finally moving, but is it too late?
At least not yet. According to most analysts, the risk that inflation in the US and other advanced economies will surge is still small, meaning that the current panic in the stock markets about faster-than-expected interest rate increases is overdone