Employees are the greatest asset of any company, upon which competitive advantage is built - but they are also one of the largest cost factors. Every business leader should think about on whether we are doing all we can, to preserve this investment and whether we are making the most of our employees' potential.
Grant Thornton Baltic OÜ advised German company RAUMEDIC AG on the acquisition of aktsiaselts A&G. RAUMEDIC AG is a leading developer and manufacturer of systems and components and a partner to medical and pharmaceutical industries. Core business of aktsiaselts A&G is production of medical supplies.
There are always various different factors that might put the brakes on a transaction or cause us to entirely abandon it. Such factors may manifest at any stage of a transaction depending on how transparent the communication between the parties has been during the transaction process.
Estonia has emerged as a global frontrunner in facilitating crypto asset services, offering a highly conducive environment for virtual asset service providers (VASPs) to thrive. With its forward-thinking legislation, favorable tax regime, streamlined licensing process, and vibrant fintech ecosystem, Estonia has positioned itself as a go-to destination for crypto-related businesses seeking a competitive edge.
It is currently a golden era for fraud but harm caused by bad actors is preventable if you regularly perform checks on business partners and clients and keep alert to specific warning signs, panellists on the Äripäev business daily radio programme “Kasvukursil” said.
For two consecutive years, Grant Thornton Baltic’s business risk and internal audit team served as the independent auditor of the programmes of the Estonian National Agency for the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps.
People first associate the word "audit" with balance sheets and income statements, in other words, a financial audit. It's much less common for them to think of an internal audit, the content and nature of which is completely different from a financial audit.
On 1 February 2023, the new Commercial Register Act entered into force, ushering in significant changes to the Commercial Code and other laws regulating the activities of corporate entities. Among other things, the changes also concern the net asset requirement, related to one of the major changes – the removal of the requirement of minimum share capital for private limited companies.
In the past three years, the business environment has been significantly affected by COVID-19, Russia's invasion of Ukraine, high inflation, ever-rising interest rates, the energy crisis, as well as some instability in the world's banking sector in recent months.
The Employment Contracts Act provides for compensation for both employees and employers in a number of situations. In Supreme Court practice, the compensation has been viewed as indemnifying a loss, and as such, both parties have to prove that they incurred losses.
This article covers the key differences between MiCAR and MLTFPA, the fate of the old license, new taxonomies introduced in MiCAR, key regulatory requirements for CASPs, key regulatory requirements for issuing assets and possible redundant requirements of MLTFPA.
The rapid development of artificial intelligence and the arrival of ChatGPT on the scene will not leave accountants on the street, but there will be an increasing need to get in-service training, re-train and think more like a CFO does.
From January 1st, 2023, chapter 24 of the Tax Information Exchange Act entered into force, according to which platform operators must provide information about the sellers and service providers using the platform and the income earned by them to the Tax and Customs Board.
Proper and smooth stock-taking is often seen as being the tedious duty of accountants, and a process that obstructs the company’s activities for a few hours or days. In reality, stock-taking does not just concern accountants and can be organised more effectively and reasonably by focusing on the most important things.