Central & South America

AGN EuropeThe Central & South American region is rich in natural resources, has a young population and emerging political environments that are paving the way for ample trade and international investment opportunities.

This region offers an extraordinary geographic coverage with presence in over a dozen countries. The Regional board represents the region’s four key areas: Central America, Brazil, North-Andean countries and South America, ensuring that members generate locally relevant intellectual property that is also relevant to clients worldwide.

 

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Our Leadership

The AGN Central & South American region is led by Chairman Marielos de Rueda, Partner at AGN's Guatemalan member firm Panchita Aguirre de Keahler & Asociados, and it is also supported by multi-lingual regional director, Mireia Rovira.


 REGIONAL BOARD

 
 Marielos de Rueda
  Chairman
 Panchita Aguirre De Kaehler Y Asociados
(Guatemala)
 Oscar Falconí 
  Vice-Chair
Monzón, Valdivia, Falconí y Asociados
(Peru)
 Luiz Bento 
 GESCON Consultoría Empresarial
(Brazil)
 Juan Carlos Buitrago   A&CO Auditoría, Consultoría, Outsourcing y Asesoría SAS
(Colombia)
 Ricardo Cuellar Grupo ACC
(El Salvador) 
 Javier Correa  Correa, León & Asociados
(Panama) 
 Alberto Adaminas
 Representing the International Board
 ELIZALDE, CASARES & Asociados
(Argentina)
 Mireia Rovira
  Regional Director
AGN International Ltd
(Spain)

CSA Regional Publications


MAIN TAXES 2021

A comparison of Central & South American Countries 2021


Use this publication to make a very quick country comparison on different taxes in the Central & South American region; including Corporate Income Tax, Dividends, Royalties, Technical Assistance, Interests, VAT, VHT VAT, Double Tax Agreement and Deadline Prescription. 


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CSA TAX CARDS 2020

A summary of most relevant taxes in Latin America


Use this publication to make a quick Latin American country comparison on different taxes; including Income Tax, Double Tax Treaties and more.

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TRANSFER PRICING 2020

Countries Comparison


A collection of transfer pricing summaries of countries in the Latin America region. 

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FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT LATINAMERICA 2019
INVERSÍON DIRECTA EXTRANJERA 2019

Ventajas competitivas en Latinoamérica 2019


Check this publication to make a quick Latinamerican country update on benefits for Foreign Direct Investment. This publication is in Spanish only, contact AGN Member firms in the countries for more detailed information. 

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Vea esta publicación para obtener una rápida actualización de los beneficios para Inversión Directa Extranjera. Esta publicación está disponible en español, contacte con las firmas de AGN en los países relevantes para obtener información más detallada.

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El Comité de Impuestos de AGN Centro y Sud América promueve la recopilación información relevante para el comercio internacional.
DOUBLE TAX TREATIES (In Spanish)
CONVENIOS DE DOBLE TRIBUTACIÓN
 

Most relevant treaties in Latin America
Los tratados más relevantes en Latinoamérica


This publication includes a summary of the countires in Latinamerica that hold treaties with countries in the region and the rest of the world, including dividends and interests.

En esta publicación encontrará un esquema de los países de Latinoamérica que tienen tratados con países de la región y también con países del resto del mundo, incluyendo dividendos, intereses y regalías.

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Regional News

March 2021

Member Survey: The Impact and Recovery of Covid-19


The AGN Covid Business Recovery Index is a survey based on our member's opinions about how Covid-19 has impacted their country's economy and how fast it might recover. Each month four key data points will be published to indicate the current levels of business sentiment amongst our members. These will relate to ‘Business Confidence’ over the last 30 days and the coming 30 days, and ‘Recovery Expectation’ - Members views on how quickly things will revert to pre-covid levels of business activity.

In this edition, business confidence gets a boost as vaccines deployment gathers pace. The data shows a significant increase with the highest levels since June 2020. Is the return to normality getting closer in range?

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March 2020

Press Release: Saudi Arabian Firm Joins AGN Membership




AGN International – one of the world’s leading associations of independent certified public accounting and consulting firms, announces that Al Sudais CPAs has joined its membership in the EMEA region. The firm, established in 2016, is located in Khobar, Riyadh, and Jeddah, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and provides local and international clients with assurance, tax and consulting services, specialising in several business industries and sectors.

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March 2021

AGN welcomes Debbi Warden to the North America team!


 


We are excited to announce that Debbi C. Warden, CPA, CGMA, MBA, has joined AGN North America as the Director of Member Services.

Debbi has more than 30 years of accounting, business and management experience. Most recently, she served as a Partner in RubinBrown's Entrepreneurial Services Group. Before joining RubinBrown in 2016, Debbi founded the Denver-based firm, The Business Manager, LLC.

 
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Regional Meetings

AGN members regularly meet to network, share expertise and learn more about technical subjects and leadership in their firms. Our major events include one international meeting, the World Congress, which is held in various locations around the world each November.

In addition, each of the four regions holds at least one major all-region meeting a some regions hold more. The regional major events include the Central and South America Regional Meeting (CSARM), usually held in September.  The Central & South America Region usually uses Spanish as main language, and many contents such as webinars, publications and presentations are available in Spanish.

Contact

Central & South America

Joan Carles I, 12 08320 El Masnou, 
Barcelona, Spain

Tel: (+34) 672 185 732

Regional Director: Mireia Rovira

Email: mrovira@agn.org


International

3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2RE, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7971 7373 

Email: info@agn.org