What's happening with global currencies this month?

    Jun 05, 2020 @ 06:45 AM / by Morgan Grenier

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    While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt global markets, depreciation has slowed in many locations and some currencies are beginning to recover lost value. Let’s take a look at some notable currency movements of the past month.

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    Hong Kong: Protests and the Risks Ahead

    Jun 04, 2020 @ 08:15 PM / by Fred Schlomann

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    On 21 May 2020, the Chinese government proposed enacting a new law in Hong Kong on national security regulations, under the provisions of Annex III of its basic law. This proposal, while lacking many details, has created speculation and concern regarding the impact it may have on the political and business environment in Hong Kong.

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    Three key considerations for repatriation during COVID-19

    Jun 04, 2020 @ 04:45 AM / by Emily Stewart

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    Eleven weeks after COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic, companies and employees have begun to settle into new ways of life around the world, though there are many questions which still remain unanswered about the future.

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    Covid-19 Recovery: How good communication will set up your Mobility function for success

    Jun 03, 2020 @ 08:15 AM / by Inez Nomidis

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    With fewer people moving during the pandemic, some Mobility functions are taking a strategic look at their programs and resources. Clear communications that are designed from the employee’s perspective improve employee experience and strengthen Mobility’s brand and reputation.

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    Supporting Work-From-Home Purchases Using Data-Based Allowances

    May 28, 2020 @ 07:45 AM / by Jordan Blue

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    Over the past few months, we have all begun to realize the many differences between life in the office and working remotely at home. We’re adapting to virtual meetings, we’re helping our children navigate online learning, we’ve developed home workout routines, and schedule a regular cadence of video happy hours/chats with friends and family.

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    Panelists Discuss: COVID-19 recovery and what to expect next

    May 26, 2020 @ 07:15 AM / by Grace Kernohan

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    Last week, we hosted a webinar on COVID-19 recovery and what to expect next. We invited three corporate panelists to discuss their experiences and share their perspective. Our panelists during this event were the following:

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    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is significantly increasing VAT

    May 15, 2020 @ 02:41 PM / by Genie Martens

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    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently announced that effective July 1, 2020 the current 5% VAT (Value-Added Tax) rate on almost all goods and services bought and sold by businesses within the Kingdom will increase to 15%. There are no changes to the list of goods and services to which VAT applies.

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    A Window of Opportunity amidst COVID-19: Global Mobility Program Review

    May 14, 2020 @ 08:15 PM / by Jason Tang

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    With continual declines in confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the last 14 days, AIRINC APAC cautiously welcomes the re-opening of public facilities, as well as the loosening of social restrictions in Hong Kong this week. While residents look to regain some semblance of normalcy, I’ve observed several noticeable changes that may continue. 

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    Panel Discussion: COVID-19 recovery and what to expect next [APAC]

    May 13, 2020 @ 08:41 PM / by Natalie Tong

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    This webinar is intended to help you and our global mobility community proactively prepare for global mobility's recovery, and learn from leading mobility professionals. Our panel of experts include:

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    Security, housing, and availability in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

    May 12, 2020 @ 03:49 PM / by Francois Wiedenmann

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    During my Abidjan survey this past February, I found Ivorians to be friendly, often greeting me with “Bonjour Monsieur!” Shopping malls are expanding as new brands arrive in the Ivory Coast market, and good security provides safe areas for expatriate shopping.

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