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14 Jun 2018
With the opening of the RICS’ public consultation on a new professional statement to help property professionals and regulated firms address the risks posed by bribery and corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing, we take a deeper look at the threat of Anti-Money Laundering in the UK and why there is a collective necessity to tackle it.
Les Pickford, 19 Mar 2018
Charles Ostroumoff is a Director of Arca Property Risk Management. He talks about the benefits of his RICS status and how being qualified in both finance and real estate helps him talk authoritatively in both worlds.
Jeffrey Matsu, 29 Mar 2017
After nearly half a century of matrimony, the UK has made it official — so long EU, hello world. Seeking to be a free agent unencumbered by the need to compromise or "harmonise" the Government has acted decisively to pursue the will of its people.
Dr Patrice Cairns, 15 Mar 2018
Following the briefing on the Department of Finances’ Northern Ireland Budgetary Outlook 2018-20, the Secretary of State has announced a Northern Ireland Budget for the financial period 2018-2019.
Geoff White, 14 Mar 2018
Although the Chancellor made good on his promise that the 2018 Spring Statement would be a smaller affair focusing on economic performance and direction, he also made a mixture of old and new announcements that flagged up some interesting points for those in the built environment.
18 May 2018
The value of Sterling against other currencies affects construction costs in a variety of ways.
Geoff White, 24 Nov 2017
The government has made significant announcements on business rates in Budgets over the past two years and this one was no different. The Chancellor pledged a further £2.3 billion of support to businesses and measures to improve the fairness of the system in England.
Sean Ellison, 24 Jan 2018
Corporate debt in China has expanded at an unprecedented rate since the onset of the global financial crisis, to now surpass that of Japan in the late 1980s. Although concerns of a major credit event have subsided of late, the threat of one continues to loom large over the Chinese economy.
As I've written before, China has a debt problem; however, given the magnitude of the issue, concern does not appear to be widespread.
Sean Ellison, 08 Feb 2018
Mainland Chinese demand has significantly shaped property markets globally, eliciting a response from both professionals and policymakers. This has been particularly true for mainland Chinese purchases of overseas housing, which has reshaped residential property markets across Asia Pacific and beyond.
Le-Anne Lim, 18 Dec 2017
As regulators pay ever-closer attention to fair value measurement processes and the US Securities and Exchange Commission leads the call for a more robust qualification process for business valuation, we respond with the launch of the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV) credential at the RICS Business Valuation Conference.
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