Q1 2021 Economic Indicators

High-level visual summaries of leading economic and financial indicators in major economic markets.

Q4 2020 Economic Indicators

High-level visual summaries of leading economic and financial indicators in major economic markets.

Australia: Discount Rate Update

An updated summary of changes in market discount rates since June 2020, which can be used to reduce the subjectivity inherent in valuations and impairment testing.

Australia: Discount Rate Update

The 31 December reporting season is fast approaching and the impact of COVID-19 on asset values remains a key issue highlighted by ASIC in its message to companies.

Can I Register Sound or Taste as a Trademark?

Gesvalt reviews the major changes to the Trademark Act Amendment to comply with European legislation.

Impact of COVID-19 on Investment in Spain

The analysis of investment opportunities in Spain with special relevance in this changing time.

COVID-19 and Argentina

The pandemic’s unexpected changes have had a turbulent impact on Argentina’s economy. VRG looks at the effects and potential post-COVID outcomes for the region’s businesses.

Australia: Independent Expert’s Report Review

Key factors from all Independent Expert’s Reports (IERs) are summarized, included in the Connect4 database since 1 January 2018.

Australia: Market Discount Rate Update

With the uncertainty created by COVID-19 continuing to impact businesses and markets, the selection of a reasonable discount rate remains a key consideration, whether for financial reporting or for broader valuation requirements.

Australia: Impact of COVID-19 on Impairment Analysis

Drastic changes in operating conditions and financial markets this year pose significant challenges for all of us involved in financial reporting and forecasting.