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KPMG ANDERSON

BY ALAN OSBORN
THE EUROPEAN Commission today told Accountancy Age that it is “fairly certain” to investigate the proposed merger between Andersen’s non-US operations and KPMG and warned that its competition authority could well insist that the accounting giants sell off some of their European operations as a condition of clearing the deal.…

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NETHERLANDS CASE

BY ALAN OSBORN
THE EUROPEAN Court of Justice has ruled that the Netherlands, and by precedent other Member States, has the right to prevent lawyers entering into multi-disciplinary partnerships with accountants, even though it accepts that this may restrict competition in legal services.…

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WHISTLEBLOWERS

Keith Nuthall
THE EUROPEAN Commission is drawing up detailed guidelines informing its staff when they can talk to the media and the public, without breaching their contracts, following criticism from the European Ombudsman Jacob Söderman that existing rules were “insufficiently clear.”…

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TAX HARMONISATION LATEST

Keith Nuthall
DETAILS of the European Commission’s plans to reduce the contrasts between tax regimes in EU Member States have been released, with Brussels publishing its policy paper “Towards an Internal Market without Tax Obstacles.”

As predicted in Accountancy Age, the Commission is aiming in the long term for the creation of a consolidated tax base for businesses operating across the EU, with the report highlighting the 30 per cent variations in national company tax rates.…

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TAX HARMONISATION

BY ALAN OSBORN
THE EUROPEAN Commission is preparing a potentially groundbreaking initiative to overcome the problems created by the existence of 15 different tax systems throughout the European Union, which could involve setting a harmonised EU corporation tax. In a report due to be released shortly, obtained by Accountancy Age, the Commission says differing tax national systems have caused losses in economic efficiency, generated compliance costs and contributed to a lack of transparency.…

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AVON ACCOUNTANTS

BY MONICA DOBIE, in Montreal, Canada
DING Dong! Avon calling!

Traditionally, this familiar greeting of the faithful cosmetic lady would have women riffling through their mini catalogues and choosing cherry red lipstick and skin firming creams but all that is about to change.…

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CHINA WTO

BY ALAN OSBORN
AFTER 15 years of negotiations, China has reached agreement on the terms of its accession to the World Trade Organisation, thereby opening the way for British accountancy firms to set up shop in the world’s most populous market.…

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AVON

BY MONICA DOBIE
NEXT year, Avon customers across Canada will not only be enticed by beauty products but they will also have the chance to be advised on a variety of services from legal, travel and accountancy services to roofers and plumbers.…

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AVON LAWYERS

BY MONICA DOBIE
DING Dong! Avon calling!

Traditionally, this familiar greeting of the faithful cosmetic lady would have women riffling through their mini-catalogues and choosing cherry red lipstick, ultra-voluminising mascara and skin firming creams but all that is about to change.…

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WTO LIBERALISATION

Keith Nuthall
MEMBER governments of the World Trade Organisation are to examine in detail proposals made by the Australian government for the dismantling of bureaucratic barriers that prevent accountants from practising in foreign countries.

Its detailed suggested were made in to the ongoing services round of the WTO, in Geneva, which has just reached the end of its first stage.…

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