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Vantage Worldwide

Vantage Worldwide

By Abacus Worldwide

Vantage Worldwide is a podcast brought to you by Abacus Worldwide, a global association of accounting and law firms. Vantage examines the opportunities and potential challenges of doing business across the globe. Each month, experts from the Abacus membership share insight into the business environment in their country, providing you with highlights of what is required for international expansion.
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Vantage Worldwide: Brazil Edition

Vantage WorldwideJul 10, 2020

Vantage Worldwide: United Arab Emirates Edition
Dec 06, 202258:20
Vantage Worldwide: US Edition Revisited

Vantage Worldwide: US Edition Revisited

On this episode of Vantage Worldwide we take another close look at the United States, a global economic superpower that remains one of the most sought after destinations for foreign investors and entities. This session will discuss the various best practices and key considerations for businesses seeking to establish themselves in the nation as well as explore the tax climate and opportunities available to savvy foreign investors that are aiming to make an impact in the United States.

This episode is moderated by Abacus Worldwide Asia Pacific Regional Director, Ravin Krishnan.

Panelists include:

  • Jan Dulman, Rosenfield & Co
  • Jason Schneider, Schneider Law Group
  • Steven Miller, Steven E Miller, CPA PC
Nov 15, 202243:58
Vantage Worldwide: Indonesia Edition
Jun 27, 202249:17
Vantage Worldwide: Italy Edition
Apr 22, 202258:20
Vantage Worldwide: Panama Edition
Mar 22, 202243:05
Vantage Worldwide: Portugal Edition
Nov 08, 202159:04
Vantage Worldwide: Singapore Edition

Vantage Worldwide: Singapore Edition

This edition of Vantage Worldwide features the country of Singapore which is considered as a hub and gateway for investment in Asia Pacific. The session will discuss the opportunities for investment in Singapore and Asia Pacific.

Oct 19, 202133:40
Vantage Worldwide: Canada Edition
May 18, 202137:44
Vantage Worldwide: Germany Edition

Vantage Worldwide: Germany Edition

This edition of Vantage Worldwide features the country of Germany, a country at the intersection of Central and Western Europe. Abacus members will discuss the various tax laws and opportunities that are available in Germany which has the largest economy in Europe, the world's fourth-largest economy by nominal GDP.


  • Jürgen von Lengerke, Moderator,  Betriebs- u. Steuerberatungsgesellschaft SHBB mbH
  • Petra Göckel, ADJUVA Treuhand GmbH
  • Alexander Rein, Stehle, Hollaender & Partner mbB
  • Reiner Streit, Nawrot & Partner GmbH
Mar 09, 202141:10
Vantage Worldwide: Australia Edition

Vantage Worldwide: Australia Edition

Abacus Worldwide members share their legal and accounting expertise as they engage in a conversation about the business landscape in Australia.   In this episode, they explore the tax implications of doing business in Australia and what is required for foreign investors to expand into the world's 6th largest country.

Guests include:

George Shahinian, Economos Group

Lynda Logan, Charts Partners Chartered Accountants

Sam Rotberg, Alexander Spencer

Craig Roelofsz, Law Elements Pty Ltd

Feb 10, 202150:40
Vantage Worldwide: Mexico Edition

Vantage Worldwide: Mexico Edition

This episode explores the country of Mexico and the business opportunities available in this Latin American nation.

Moderated by Abacus Regional Director, Werner Trieloff, the discussion features insights from Roberto Resa of Resa y Asociados, S.C. and Rafael Sámano from Sámano Abogados, S.C..

Jan 12, 202155:34
Vantage Worldwide: US Edition

Vantage Worldwide: US Edition

This episode of Vantage discusses the current economic environment and opportunities for doing business in the US.   Recorded, between US election day and the inauguration of a new president, the session touches upon some potential changes related to tax law and tariffs.   Part 2 will be scheduled in 2021 to discuss what changes will actually be implemented.

Episode Guests

  • Michael, Ehrenstein, Ehrenstein | Sager,  Episode Moderator
  • Nicole Suk, Windham Brannon, Panelist
  • Carolyn Powell, Tronconi Segarra & Associates, Panelist
Nov 11, 202048:15
Vantage Worldwide: Luxembourg Edition

Vantage Worldwide: Luxembourg Edition

This episode of Vantage Worldwide featuring Michele Canepa and Jorge Cunha from Global Trust Advisors.  It highlights the economic landscape of Luxembourg and what it takes to do business in the European country.

Oct 16, 202035:33
Vantage Worldwide: India Edition

Vantage Worldwide: India Edition

In this episode of Vantage Worldwide Abacus members from India discuss the current state of the Indian Economy, its currency, and future business opportunities. The episode touches on the pros and cons of investing or starting a business in India, hiring foreign workers, and an overview of the tax and legal system.

Guests of this episode include:

  • Deepak Goil, Hi Fidelity Solutions Private Limited 
  • Sujay Ajgaonkar, RM Ajgaonkar & Co
  • Tarun Kandhari, Tarun Kandhari & Co LLP
  • Sachin Ranbhise, Sachin Ranbhise & Associates, Chartered Accountants

Aug 13, 202001:01:53
Vantage Worldwide: Brazil Edition

Vantage Worldwide: Brazil Edition

An overview of what it takes to do business in Brazil from both a legal and financial perspective.   All panelists are members of Abacus Worldwide.

This episode is moderated by Abacus Worldwide Latin America Regional Director, Werner Trieloff.

Panelists include:

Ana Carolina Born, Born Auditores Associados

Mariana Bicudo, Franco Advogados

Andréa Bodanese, Berger, Simões, Plastina e Zouvi Advogados

The episode discusses tax law in Brazil, employment and labor considerations,  legal ramifications of doing business and what opportunities exist for foreign investment in the Country.

Jul 10, 202059:56
Vantage Worldwide: UK Edition

Vantage Worldwide: UK Edition

An overview of what it takes to do business in the UK from both a legal and financial perspective.   All panelists are members of Abacus Worldwide.

This episode is moderated by Edward Lee from Howes Percival LLP with panelists: 

  • Adam Stronach, Harwood Hutton Advisory Services, LLP
  • Clive J Halperin​, GSC Solicitors LLP 
  • Mark Wildi, Baxter Baxter & Co

The discussion focuses on:

1. Setting up a business in the UK

2. Selling goods or services into the UK

3. Sending employees to the UK

4. Buying a business in the UK

Jun 04, 202050:13