Andersen Global adds two more African countries to its global office footprint

Andersen Global, the San Francisco-based organization of legally-separate tax and legal services firms that evolved out of a part of the now-defunct Arthur Andersen accountancy firm, has signed up law firms in two African countries as its latest “collaborating” entities, bringing to 18 the number of African countries in which it now has a presence.

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French 'accidentals' protest over use of Brad Pitt in ad by bank named in discrim suit

A new French television advertisement featuring the American film star Brad Pitt, which shows him appearing to make use of a Boursorama Banque card while going about the streets of New York City, has drawn criticism from the Paris-based Association of Accidental Americans, which points out that in real life, the bank wouldn't let him be a customer because of the fact that he's a U.S. citizen. 

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'Jenny' hits her £50,000 crowd-funding goal a day early

An American who came to the UK 19 years ago and who, as reported here last month, has been seeking to raise £50,000 via a crowd-funding website in order to legally challenge what she claims is the mis-use of her personal data and a violation of her privacy by the UK's HM Revenue & Customs, has reached her fund-raising goal.  

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AAA's Fabien Lehagre says new IRS program 'doesn't go far enough'

AAA's Fabien Lehagre says new IRS program 'doesn't go far enough'

For the past four years, U.S. born, France-resident and French-speaking Fabien Lehagre has been fighting a tireless and increasingly hard-to-miss battle on behalf of all of France's and Europe's "accidental...

Sep-23-2019