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Generis Group Named to The Globe and Mail’s 2020 Ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies

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Generis Group, a market-leader in business-to-business events, is proud to announce it has been named one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies by The Globe and Mail. The program ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth. Generis Group earned its spot with three-year growth of 192%.

This editorial ranking aims to celebrate entrepreneurial achievement in Canada by identifying and amplifying the success of growth-minded independent businesses in Canada. Companies who participated in the program had to complete an in-depth application process in order to qualify. In total, 400 companies earned a spot on this years ranking.

It’s an incredible honour to be included, said Francesco Scalzo, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Generis Group. This recognition is a reflection of our dedication to customer success, and demonstrative of the exceptional culture and team at Generis who deliver outstanding results every day.

Generis Groups accomplishments have been widely recognized throughout the past few years. The Company recently ranked No. 183 in Financial Times’ list of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies in 2020, No. 120 on The Globe and Mail’s list of Canada’s Top Growing Companies in 2019, and No. 11 on the Canadian Business STARTUP 50 list of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies in 2017.

Generis Group is focused on the growth and evolution of its 10 branded and owned business summits, registered marketing services and content sites, as well as transitioning to virtual events amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

As a proven leader in the events industry, were at the forefront of pioneering digital events, said Jason Cheddie, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer at Generis Group. Our Virtual Summits leverage an industry-leading virtual event platform, which allows our team to deliver a high quality event experience to all of our attendees, whilst ensuring the ability for our clients to walk away with new ideas relating to people, process and technology.

The full list of Canada’s Top Growing Companies, and accompanying editorial coverage, is published in the October issue of Report on Business magazineout nowand online at www.tgam.ca/topgrowing.

Any business leader seeking inspiration should look no further than the 400 businesses on this years Report on Business ranking of Canadas Top Growing Companies, says Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. Their growth helps to make Canada a better place, and we are proud to bring their stories to our readers.

About Generis Group

Generis Group is an award-winning full-service B2B event organizer. We help industry executives from around the world network, learn and grow. We do this through our portfolio of summits in the many markets we serve, including aerospace, automotive, CPG, F&B, IT, manufacturing, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and supply chain. Learn more about our summits, registered marketing services and content at www.generisgp.com.

About The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is Canadas foremost news media company, leading the national discussion and causing policy change through brave and independent journalism since 1844. With award-winning coverage of business, politics and national affairs, The Globe and Mail newspaper reaches 5.9 million readers every week in print or digital formats, and Report on Business magazine reaches 2.1 million readers in print and digital every issue. The Globe and Mails investment in innovative data science means that as the world continues to change, so does The Globe. The Globe and Mail is owned by Woodbridge, the investment arm of the Thomson family.

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Bloomberg Tax & Accounting Announces Major Expansion Of International Coverage

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Platform Now Supports More Than 220 Countries Worldwide, Enabling Multinational Businesses To Stay On Top Of Continually Changing International Tax Laws and Regulations

ARLINGTON, Virginia, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bloomberg Tax & Accounting today announced that its platform now provides full coverage for more than 220 countries worldwide, helping businesses navigate global tax planning challenges while staying on top of emerging issues, such as those resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Bloomberg Tax & Accounting platform uniquely brings together the latest international tax developments with in-depth analysis and commentary from in-country experts, practice tools, and news coverage from across the globe. For each country, the platform provides a detailed analysis of corporate taxation, value-added taxes (VAT), and international withholding taxes:

  • The VAT Navigator provides comprehensive coverage of global VAT, GST, and sales tax laws and practices on a country-by-country basis, covering 75 different topics to help manage compliance.
  • Country Guides are country-specific overviews of direct tax regimes, written by in-country experts covering corporate taxation, important miscellaneous direct taxes and special tax regimes, and emerging issues such as mandatory disclosure rules. Country Guides are updated continuously to reflect developments as they happen.
  • The International Withholding Tax Chart Builder enables businesses to quickly compare the withholding tax consequences of investing or providing services in multiple countries. It displays  both domestic and treaty rates for different types of income streams and payments and also provides direct links to relevant treaty articles.

"Countries across the globe are making significant changes to their tax regimes on account of the Covid-19 pandemic and the continued digitalization of the global economy," said Lisa Fitzpatrick, president of Bloomberg Tax & Accounting. "With our partnerships with in-country experts across the globe, tax professionals can rely on Bloomberg Tax to stay on top of changes in global taxation laws and regulations and help their clients and organizations make better decisions in a time of great uncertainty. The contributions of these talented practitioners and thought leaders, working in tandem with our team of 100-plus experienced in-house tax lawyers and CPAs, help us to provide the most practical, comprehensive, timely, and authoritative international tax research solution available."   

To learn more about Bloomberg Tax & Accounting’s global coverage or to request a demo, please visit http://onb-tax.com/BnMv50BOwOC.

About Bloomberg Tax & Accounting
Bloomberg Tax & Accounting provides comprehensive global research, news and technology services enabling tax and accounting professionals to get the timely, accurate, and in-depth information they need to plan and comply with confidence. Our flagship Bloomberg Tax platform combines the proven expertise and perspectives of leading practitioners in our renowned Tax Management Portfolios™ with integrated news from the industry-leading Daily Tax Report®, authoritative analysis and insights, primary sources, and time-saving practice tools. Bloomberg Tax technology solutions help practitioners simplify complex processes to better mitigate risk and maximize profitability. For more information, visit pro.bloombergtax.com/

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Bloomberg Tax & Accounting Announces Major Expansion Of International Coverage

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Platform Now Supports More Than 220 Countries Worldwide, Enabling Multinational Businesses To Stay On Top Of Continually Changing International Tax Laws and Regulations

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bloomberg Tax & Accounting today announced that its platform now provides full coverage for more than 220 countries worldwide, helping businesses navigate global tax planning challenges while staying on top of emerging issues, such as those resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Bloomberg Tax & Accounting platform uniquely brings together the latest international tax developments with in-depth analysis and commentary from in-country experts, practice tools, and news coverage from across the globe. For each country, the platform provides a detailed analysis of corporate taxation, value-added taxes (VAT), and international withholding taxes:

  • The VAT Navigator provides comprehensive coverage of global VAT, GST, and sales tax laws and practices on a country-by-country basis, covering 75 different topics to help manage compliance.
  • Country Guides are country-specific overviews of direct tax regimes, written by in-country experts covering corporate taxation, important miscellaneous direct taxes and special tax regimes, and emerging issues such as mandatory disclosure rules. Country Guides are updated continuously to reflect developments as they happen.
  • The International Withholding Tax Chart Builder enables businesses to quickly compare the withholding tax consequences of investing or providing services in multiple countries. It displays  both domestic and treaty rates for different types of income streams and payments and also provides direct links to relevant treaty articles.

"Countries across the globe are making significant changes to their tax regimes on account of the Covid-19 pandemic and the continued digitalization of the global economy," said Lisa Fitzpatrick, president of Bloomberg Tax & Accounting. "With our partnerships with in-country experts across the globe, tax professionals can rely on Bloomberg Tax to stay on top of changes in global taxation laws and regulations and help their clients and organizations make better decisions in a time of great uncertainty. The contributions of these talented practitioners and thought leaders, working in tandem with our team of 100-plus experienced in-house tax lawyers and CPAs, help us to provide the most practical, comprehensive, timely, and authoritative international tax research solution available."   

To learn more about Bloomberg Tax & Accounting’s global coverage or to request a demo, please visit http://onb-tax.com/BnMv50BOwOC.

About Bloomberg Tax & Accounting
Bloomberg Tax & Accounting provides comprehensive global research, news and technology services enabling tax and accounting professionals to get the timely, accurate, and in-depth information they need to plan and comply with confidence. Our flagship Bloomberg Tax platform combines the proven expertise and perspectives of leading practitioners in our renowned Tax Management Portfolios™ with integrated news from the industry-leading Daily Tax Report®, authoritative analysis and insights, primary sources, and time-saving practice tools. Bloomberg Tax technology solutions help practitioners simplify complex processes to better mitigate risk and maximize profitability. For more information, visit pro.bloombergtax.com/

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Forest City Clinched The Title Of Global Model Of Coastal Ecological Environment Protection, Winning SCAHSA For The 5th Time

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SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Global Forum on Human Settlements, the 15th Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS 2020) was organized in a virtual format as an observance of Urban October on October 15-16, 2020, with the theme being "Post-Pandemic Recovery and Transformation: Resilient Cities, Healthy Planet". Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Chairman of GFHS, Former UN Under-Secretary-General and High Representative delivered the opening address.

As a highlight of this annual meeting, the "Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards Ceremony 2020" (SCAHSA 2020) was held on the evening of 16 October. Forest City, located in Johor, Malaysia, has won the "Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards 2020 (SCAHSA) Global Model of Coastal Ecological Environment Protection", for its excellent urban green ecosystem construction and development, adhering to the environmental protection concept throughout urban planning, construction, development and operations.

During the award ceremony, Dr. Awni Behnam, Former United Nations Assistant Secretary General, Honorary President of the International Ocean Institute (IOI), announced that Forest City was awarded the "Global Model of Coastal Ecological Environment Protection". Many guests at the event highly recognized Forest City for its achievement. Dr. Ralph D. Wahnschafft, Senior Advisor on Sustainable Development Policies of Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS), pointed that sustainable development requires long-term continuous investment, and Forest City has done so by adopting green technology in the design and construction process to create more livable spaces. Mr. Alex Camprubi, Member of the Technical Committee of the Asian Habitat Society in consultative status with the United Nations (ECOSOC), praised Forest City’s consistent ecological and environmental protection measures, which not only fully reflected the sense of corporate social responsibility, but also achieved the balanced development of urban operations and green ecology.

Mr. Alex Camprubi, Member of the Technical Committee of the Asian Habitat Society in consultative status with the United Nations (ECOSOC) with Dr. Kelly Wang, Deputy General Manager of Country Garden Overseas and SAR Division, the representative of Forest City
Mr. Alex Camprubi, Member of the Technical Committee of the Asian Habitat Society in consultative status with the United Nations (ECOSOC) with Dr. Kelly Wang, Deputy General Manager of Country Garden Overseas and SAR Division, the representative of Forest City

This is the fifth consecutive year that Forest City has received this international award. In 2019, Forest City won the "Global Green Smart City Award" for its green buildings and smart city development. In 2018, Forest City won the " Global Model of City-Industry Integration Award", and its industrialized building system IBS won the " Global Model of Green Building Industrial Park (IBS Park)" in 2017. In 2016, Forest City won the title of"Global Human Settlements Award on Planning and Design".

Forest City - Global Model of Coastal Ecological Environment Protection 2020
Forest City – Global Model of Coastal Ecological Environment Protection 2020

In September 2020, Forest City published Forest City Ecological Development Action Plan during the launch of its Eco Museum Phase 1 Exhibition Hall. The plan outlined the goals and targets of eco city development, operation and management from the start of project development in 2014 towards the future. Following this plan, Forest City will carry out green infrastructure development as a foundation, leverage on high-tech industries to enhance urban economic development, and eventually become a green and vibrant city with diversified industries and cultures.

Forest City Overview
Forest City Overview

Dr. Kelly Wang, Deputy General Manager of Country Garden’s Overseas and SAR Division, received the award on behalf of Forest City. She said: "Forest City has always adhered to sustainable development, focusing on the balanced development of urban development and the natural environment, and implementing green ecological development plans in stages. Coastal ecological protection is one of the most important areas to cover. The phase 1 exhibition hall of Forest City Eco-Museum launched this year shows the achievement of Forest City in the construction of a green city and coastal ecological protection. Forest City is willing to work with the like-minded people around the world to build a Resilient City, and share a Healthy Planet. I hope Forest City can host this grand ceremony one day!"

Forest City is co-developed by Country Garden and Johor government-backed Esplanade Danga 88 Sdn Bhd (EDSB). It is strategically located in the fast-growing Iskandar Development Region, Malaysia, injecting another source of growth in ASEAN. It stands adjacent to Tuas second link, spanning approximately 30 KM2, including four man-made islands, golf resort and IBS industrial park. Forest City will be a smart and green futuristic city that combines environment design, industry integration planning concept to create an ideal, idyllic and technology-driven living and working space ecosystem.

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