Tax & Accounting Blog

GeoSpatial Speech

GeoSpatial Speech

Aumentum, Blog October 31, 2014

The international development community and countries throughout the world are increasingly focused on improved land management. Old, paper-based systems contribute to corruption, undermine transparent governance, and overwhelm both land management and justice sector institutions. Improved land management can bring numerous economic and social benefits to countries and their people. … Read More

Security of land rights and economic development in Nigeria

Security of land rights and economic development in Nigeria

Aumentum, Blog October 9, 2014

Minister Ngozi argued that Nigeria’s growth rate, economic diversification and size have transformed the country into an “economic powerhouse.” On Wednesday, Thomson Reuters co-hosted an event with Her Excellency Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy for Nigeria, at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC. Minister Ngozi used her speech and … Read More

Making the Difference

Making the Difference

Aumentum, Blog September 22, 2014

We just concluded the opening session of the 2014 Aumentum User Conference. Our theme this year is ‘Making the Difference’. Brian Peccarelli, President of the Tax & Accounting business, kicked off the session. He related how this conference and this week – our annual gathering of users, is an opportunity to learn from and share with peers, but importantly it is an important time for us to pause so as to recognize the difference our customers are making in their communities. … Read More

Brazil FTZ Extended to 2073

Brazil FTZ Extended to 2073

On Tuesday of last week, the camera of deputies of the Brazilian federal senate enacted Emenda Constitucional 83, which extends the constitutional term allowed to the Zona Franca de Manaus (Free Trade Zone of Manaus) until the year 2073. This program has operated since before the federal constitution of 1988 with the intent to develop … Read More