Women in emerging countries are becoming business leaders in greater numbers than in the developed world, and nowhere is that more evident than in China and eastern Europe, according to a study by Grant Thornton LLP.
Irish bankers preparing for the biggest wave of foreclosures in the nation’s history are struggling with how to dispose of the homes as the central bank pressures them to go after owners of investment properties.
A trustee representing Refco Inc.’s foreign-exchange customers agreed to dismiss their last claim against Grant Thornton LLP, the defunct firm’s former auditor that clients accused of helping Refco defraud them.
India’s Odisha state resumed land acquisitions to enable Posco, Asia’s third-largest steelmaker, to begin building a $12 billion steel plant, a project delayed for more than seven years by farmer protests and bureaucracy.
South Africa, which hosts the soccer World Cup in 50 days, will receive 23 percent fewer foreign fans for the tournament than originally forecast, though they’re likely to stay longer and spend more, Grant Thornton LLP said.