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OpenTitle interactive lunch: providing land rights documentation and management in Liberia, Ghana and Bolivia

Aumentum, Blog April 10, 2013

By John Russell Corporate Affairs Manager Thomson Reuters   There was standing room only for the first in a series of two Thomson Reuters interactive lunches being held at this week’s World Bank Land & Poverty Conference. Nigel Edmead introduced OpenTitle, a product designed to conduct rapid land registration, and to … Read More

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A NEW BEGINNING FOR LIBERIA’S LAND LEGACY

Aumentum, Blog April 9, 2013

CAN TECHNOLOGY HEAL NEARLY 20 YEARS OF WAR WOUNDS AND HELP THE TROUBLED NATION RESOLVE ITS LAND CRISIS? By Nigel Edmead In September 2012, Liberia’s Centre for National Documents and Records Agency (CNDRA) opened the doors to its new Customer Service Center in Monrovia. A line had already formed in the street. One-by-one, Liberian citizens … Read More

Russia – Exemption for Software Rejected

Russia – Exemption for Software Rejected

On March 31st the Russian government rejected a plan to amend the tax code to exempt software products from the value-added tax (VAT). The proposed exemption was intended to make licensed software products such as Microsoft Windows more affordable by excluding them from the country’s 18 percent VAT and thus combat counterfeiting. The government released a statement explaining … Read More