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Americas Thought Leadership

This thought leadership collection includes points of view and reports with information for organizations that have operations in the Americas region or are interested in doing business in the region.

M&A in Latin America

Our comprehensive look at M&A trends in Latin America. For decades, Latin American countries have been a promising venue for global companies seeking to leverage the region’s rich natural resources, low-cost labor markets, and, more recently, expanding consumer markets.

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Global Mobile Consumer Survey

The 2016 Global Mobile Consumer Survey (GMCS) provides insight into the mobile consumer behavior of 53,000 respondents across 31 countries and five continents. Includes country reports for Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Mexico and the US.

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Tracking the trends: The top 10 trends mining companies will face in the coming year

The 2017 edition of Tracking the trends takes a look at the trends that miners will face in the coming year and outlines a wealth of potential responses proposed from Deloitte member firms' mining professionals.

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Technology, Media and Telecommunications Predictions

Our objective with the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions report is to identify critical inflection points that we believe should inform industry strategic thinking, and to explain how we think these will manifest over the next 12-18 months for companies in TMT and other industries.

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Global health care outlook - Battling costs while improving care

This report is developed to examine the short term outlook of Health Care industry, explore current trends and discuss considerations around cost, growth, innovation and regulatory and compliance.

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Global life sciences outlook - Moving forward with cautious optimism

Life sciences sector growth is expected to be fueled by increasing demand from an aging population and the prevalence of chronic and communicable diseases.

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Global economic outlook Q4

The global economy has lately been characterized by relatively slow growth, weak business investment, persistent deflationary pressures, and slow growth of cross-border trade in goods and services. These issues have led to concerns that the current policy mix in major economies is not fueling faster growth.

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Top 10 Healthcare innovations: Achieving more for less

We surveyed leaders across the health care system to identify the innovations they think are most likely to transform health care. We then narrowed the list to the top 10.

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Thriving in Uncertainty Deloitte’s First Biennial Cost Survey: Cost Improvement Practices and Trends in Latin America

To learn more about what Latin American companies are doing to manage costs, Deloitte recently surveyed more than 150 CXOs, executives and senior managers of large and medium-sized companies in Mexico and Brazil, two countries that together represent 63% of the Latin American economy based on gross domestic product (GDP). English and Spanish versions of the report are available.

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Global economic outlook Q3

This summer, the global economy has been facing new uncertainties, not the least of which is Brexit. Other areas of concern include weak job numbers in the United States, continued deflationary pressures in Europe, and rising corporate debt in China. Meanwhile, other issues seem to have disappeared from the headlines.

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Acquisition due diligence: Bribery & corruption risk

Provides guidance for buyers considering an acquisition who typically encounter a competitive and time-sensitive diligence process.

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In the wake of the Panama Papers: A guide for multinational corporations

Addresses the rules and regulations which will continue to evolve related to business interactions with offshore holding companies. The Wall Street Journal also published a feature story about the guide: Risk and Compliance Considerations in the Wake of the 'Panama Papers'.

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Global Human Capital Trends

Effective organizations today are built around highly empowered teams, driven by a new model of management, and led by a breed of globally diverse leaders. More than 7,000 human resources and business leaders from 130 countries responded to this year's survey. From this research emerged 10 trends in organization design and culture; in learning, leadership, and workforce management; and within the HR function itself.

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M&A and human capital: Considerations for cross-border deals in Latin America

Acquiring an overseas company can open up new markets and business opportunities. However, foreign companies may also require a number of unique human capital considerations that can impact deal value.

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Global Economic Outlook Q2

This year started with a bang rather than a whimper. Financial market volatility soared in the first two months of the year, driven by uncertainty around several key factors influencing the global economy. As the first quarter comes to an end, the volatility appears to have abated somewhat.

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Navigating Latin American shared services opportunities: A market-by-market guide

The Latin American shared services market isn’t a monolithic whole; it’s a diverse set of individual markets, each with unique strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities. This series takes a deeper look at the most popular shared services markets in Latin America and provides a road map to evaluating the pros and cons of each.

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International Core of Excellence country highlights

The International Core of Excellence (ICE) country highlights provide information on the tax rules in ICE countries, covering direct and indirect taxes and rates, tax basis and residency rules, plus forms of business organization, accounting standards, and foreign exchange controls.

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Tracking the Mining Tax Trends

In addition to the economic challenges miners are facing due to the declining commodity prices, they must also deal with significant tax developments on both jurisdictional and international fronts. Tracking the mining tax trends 2016 explores a number of tax trends and themes which mining companies will face this year.

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Global Economic Outlook Q1

In the first-quarter edition of Global Economic Outlook, our far-flung economists examine the global economic environment and offer their thoughts on the current situation and the likely future path.

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Business Ecosystems in Exploration Report: Mining Edition

Results of this study indicate some evidence of ecosystems having emerged in exploration, but the lack of widespread ecosystems in mining represents a missed opportunity for the industry. What barriers stop them from being formally organized to take advantage of the ecosystem benefits? How do they go about deepening existing connections and align themselves towards this shift?

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Navigating the new digital divide: Global edition

This report explores the digital preferences of consumers, especially how the use of digital devices impacts in-store shopping behavior. Specific countries from the Americas region included in this report are Canada, Mexico, and the US.

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