September 2021

Read the September 2021 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.

Within four days of leaving her role as CFO of Australia’s governing body for tennis in March this year, Melissa Azzopardi CPA stepped into the newly created position of general manager finance at the Australian Football League (AFL). Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

Melissa Azzopardi CPA on finance transformation in the sports industry


As of July 2021, more than 130 Inclusive Framework member jurisdictions have committed to a two-pillar solution, with a detailed implementation plan to be finalised by October 2021.

Addressing the tax challenges of digitalisation


The first, and most important, is confirmation that quantum computers will be able to deliver processing power on an unimaginable scale.

The potential of quantum computing for finance


Countries that successfully handled the health crisis of COVID-19 achieved the quickest, and best, economic recoveries.

Can we crisis-proof the economy?


Investment bubbles are defined as the swift escalation of an asset price followed by a rapid and often devastating fall.

The impact of social media on investment bubbles


Since the completion of the 2019 National Tax Clinic pilot, the program has continued on a year-by-year sponsorship basis.

Free tax clinics offer support to financially vulnerable


Timothy Williams CPA, Regional CFO Asia, FCM Travel Solutions. Photo: Luke Marsden.

Why Timothy Williams CPA is an entrepreneur at heart


The writing on the wall for SMEs is clear – unlocking business value in the post-pandemic world means building shared data capabilities and a culture that values data and informed decision-making.

Why a data-driven culture will grow your business


Many experts argue that something needs to be done to make property more affordable and accessible for lower and middle-income households.

Should the Australian property market be cooled down?


Kok-Chye Ong CPA, managing director and head of internet data centres (Asia ex China) at Gaw Capital. Photo: Rebecca Tah.

Kok-Chye Ong CPA on why you should never assume anything