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Our professionals provide their insight into the latest issues and trends affecting your business.

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Talent Journeys: RSM Academy and Faces of RSM

CAREERS

Talent Journeys: RSM Academy and Faces of RSM

RSM Canada recently invested in its talent through two talent initiatives, the RSM Academy and the Faces of RSM.

  • Sean McNama, Mariya Honcharova
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  • September 13, 2018
Don’t miss your trust's 21st anniversary

TAX ALERT

Don’t miss your trust's 21st anniversary

The 21-year rule on trusts may result in unintended tax consequences, if trustees and beneficiaries fail to plan for it in a timely manner.

  • Stephen Rupnarain
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  • September 10, 2018
Claiming executive time under the Ontario Expropriations Act

ARTICLE

Claiming executive time under the Ontario Expropriations Act

When a business is affected by an expropriation, the Expropriations Act may allow for compensation for lost executive time.

  • Timothy Zimmerman, Jean-Charles Plante, Dawn Ellis
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  • August 15, 2018
Case by case: Tax deductions in merger and acquisition transactions

TAX ALERT

Case by case: Tax deductions in merger and acquisition transactions

Recent court rulings provide tax treatment frameworks for transaction costs, but their application requires careful consideration.

  • Bhavin Oza, Stephen Rupnarain
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  • August 08, 2018
Incorporating flood/catastrophe models into pricing and underwriting

WHITE PAPER

Incorporating flood/catastrophe models into pricing and underwriting

New research report proposes methodologies to assist actuaries in developing recommendations for pricing and underwriting.

  • Stanley Caravaggio, Jim Christie
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  • August 07, 2018
Accessing capital for business and professional services firms

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Accessing capital for business and professional services firms

Financiers base their financing decisions on a set of factors that are unique to legal, accountancy, engineering & creative services firms.

Bridging the GAAP: improving communication between auditors and you

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Bridging the GAAP: improving communication between auditors and you

Asking your auditor the right questions and keeping communications open can enhance the value you receive from your audit.

  • Marisa Troina
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  • July 25, 2018
With cybercrime increasing, here is how to protect your business

RECORDED WEBCAST

With cybercrime increasing, here is how to protect your business

According to a recent study, middle market companies are particularly vulnerable to cybercrime in comparison to only 3 years ago

  • July 24, 2018
Real estate technology: Adoption and adaptation

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Real estate technology: Adoption and adaptation

Significant changes lie ahead for the real estate industry, driven largely by disruptive shifts in technology & demographic factors.

ARTICLE

Cutting through the complexity of IP valuation

Difficulties in the valuation of intellectual property include estimation of potential market and market share among other factors.

  • Peter Neelands, Paul Mandel
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  • March 10, 2017

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