Why Today’s Corporate Secretaries Are More Important Than Ever for Global Expansion

As we wrote in a previous blog, we’re seeing global companies responding to several trends that are influencing global expansion, from an increase in M&A activity to a changing regulatory landscape. These trends are also creating growing pressures that corporate secretaries are uniquely positioned to address. Today’s blog walks you through the challenges that companies […]

4 Trends Driving the Need to Invest in Corporate Secretarial Services for Global Expansion

When you think about your upcoming M&A, chances are that “Corporate Secretarial Services” are not the first words that come to mind. And yet, perhaps they should be. Today’s blog highlights key trends that underscore the importance of Corporate Secretarial Services (commonly known as “CoSec”) in overseas acquisitions. We’ll also explore why they matter to […]

The Differences in VAT Rates Across Europe 

Introduction  Most goods and services sold in Europe include a value-added tax (VAT), which is a consumption tax added to the product’s original price. For European countries that are member states of the European Union (EU), there is a requirement for VAT to be no less than 15%, with a current average of 21%.  Today we’ll examine VAT […]