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


CSA TAX CARDS 2020

A summary of most relevant taxes in Latin America


Check 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.    

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El Comité de Impuestos de AGN Centro y Sud América promueve la recopilación información relevante para el comercio internacional.
Convenios de doble tributación 2018

Los tratados más relevantes en Latinoamérica


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

July 2020

The Increased Business Risks Posed by Social Media as COVID-19 Forces Remote Working


AGN Global Business Voice:
In this edition of the AGN Global Business Voice, we take a look at how SMEs deal with their social media activities – through the lens of our panel of 46 business advisers/firms across the world.

Last year it was estimated that 3.4 billion people were social media users - that’s 9% up on 2018 and a staggering 45% of the world’s population. In March this year, i.e. peak pandemic, Facebook announced a 50% increase in messaging on its platform in the countries most affected by COVID-19. Between February and March, Instagram recorded 4.4m new users. For
some time, people have become concerned about whether the benefits of the social media phenomenon outweigh the social problems it creates. But, whatever you feel about social media, if you run a business, the statistics tell you it shouldn’t be ignored.

There is increasing scepticism about the commercial uses of social media with some suggesting that the ‘must-have’ digital targeting platforms are less of a laudable gift to SME business than was once thought. There is even the suggestion that Facebook has created a whole generation of ‘bad customers’ – lazy, disloyal, expensive, elusive...and fickle.

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July 2020

AGN Global Business Voice: The Increased Business Risks Posed by Social Media as Covid-19 Forces Remote Working




As COVID-19 drives businesses to embrace remote working, the use of social media is expanding. However, many SMEs across the world are unaware of the associated business risks. In this edition of the AGN Global Business Voice, we take a look at how SMEs deal with their social media activities – through the lens of our panel of 46 business advisers/firms across the world.

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July 2020

AGN Covid Business Recovery Index: Global Business Voice - Special Report




AGN International member firms are comprised of thousands of advisory professionals that actively work with small and medium sized businesses around the world. Their ‘confidence’ about the future is founded on interactions with these businesses making them a credible proxy for business confidence more broadly. With this in mind, we have developed the Covid Business Recovery Index – a monthly barometer or snapshot of business confidence from every region around the world.

In the June edition, survey results indicate that our members' future business expectations are slowly improving. Find out how business confidence in your country has changed in the last 30 days?

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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