MGI Meetings

2018 International webinar calendar

MGI Worldwide webinars run throughout the year to help members across the globe share expertise and learn from each other.  Each webinar is hosted by a different member firm on a technical or industry topic that is of broad international interest. Invitations are extended to staff, sometimes clients.  

MGI International Webinars main page

Recordings of past international webinars are available to view by clicking on the video files below. For member-only content, members can go to the MGI Member Area online, otherwise please contact  

Date - TBC

Creating effective and exciting business presentations

Overview: More information to follow.

Featured speakers: Clive Viegas Bennett, MGI Worldwide CEO. 

Date - TBC

Corporate Governance 

Overview: More information to follow.

Featured speakers: Hesham Elsakka, Boubyan Consulting Company, Kuwait.

February 2019


Overview: The webinar is aimed at MGI Worldwide members firms that are considering or at least interested in the opportunity of outsourcing services to low-cost countries, how the process works and what's involved.

Featured speakers: Deepak Goil, Tambakad & Goil, India. 

2018 international webinar recordings

24 July 2018 - 3.00 PM BST / 10.00 AM EST

Cyber Security - Cyber Liability Exposures 

Overview: The webinar is aimed at MGI Worldwide members firms based in the United States and internationally.  The threat of cyberattacks and data breaches are a key concern for all types of businesses and accountancy firms of all sizes are at risk, particularly if robust systems are not in place.

Featured speaker: Stephen Vono of McGowanPro specialises in professional liability insurance and risk management services for professional service providers.

14 June 2018 - 4.00 PM BST (British Summer Time), 11 AM EST, 5.00 PM SAST

(Almost) Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Mergers & Acquisitions (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Overview: Members of MGI’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group will provide an informative and educational overview of prior M&A transactions they’ve worked on.  Come listen and learn what went right, what went wrong, advantages of M&A transactions, and pitfalls to watch out for.

Featured speakers: MGI Global Mergers & Acquisitions experts David Enser from MGI UK & Ireland member firm Richard Luckin Limited, Chelmsford, UK,  Adam Freedenberg from MGI North America member firm Santos, Postal & Company, P.C., Rockville, Maryland (USA) and Stuart Hendler from MGI Africa member firm MGI Bass Gordon, Cape Town, South Africa. 

29 March 2018 at 3:00 PM GMT / 4:00 PM CET

How you can comply with GDPR and what you need to do 

Overview: With GDPR affecting all data within the EU, businesses are under even more pressure to ensure that data is protected. The new Regulations affect all data coming in and out of the EU and will affect businesses worldwide.

Featured speaker: Caroline Gurevitz, Associate Director at Xact.

2017 international webinar recordings

29 November 2017 at 4:00 PM CET / 12:00 PM ART

MGI Worldwide Quality Assurance Review Process - what to expect and when

OverviewThe webinar is aimed at MGI Worldwide Network members including the quality reviewers as well as the reviewed firms. This webinar may also be of use to certain Mint Alliance member firms that might want to learn more about what is to be expected when joining the network. This is an excellent opportunity to seek advice on any related technical matters, ask questions and learn more.

Featured speakers: MGI Worldwide Technical Committee Members, Dr Michael Grüne from member firm Prof. Dr. Binder, Dr. Dr. Hillebrecht u.Partner GmbH based in Stuttgart, Germany and Luis Uncal from MGI Jebsen & Co. based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

3 October 2017, live webinar at 3PM (BST)

The Challenges of Succession Planning: How futureproof are you?

Overview: What will happen when you or one of your partners wants to retire or sell the business? If something happens to you or one of your key personnel, what happens to the firm, the staff that have become family, and the clients you have forged such strong relationships with Succession planning is an essential part of doing business, no matter how certain your future appears

Featured speakers: Simon Turner and Eddie Harrington, Seymour Taylor, UK

15 June  2017, live webinar at 4.00PM (BST)

Technology and the future of accounting: Don't get left behind!

Overview: Technology is having a monumental impact on the accounting industry as we know it , but what does this change mean for accountants? Hear from three MGI members about their ideas, and see how they are preparing for the future, what their experiences are and what they are doing in their firms.

Featured speakers: Erik Emilsson, Revideo AB, Sweden; Chris Downing, Milsted Langdon LLP, UK and Joe Hoffman, Fisogest SA, Luxembourg.

4 May 2017, live webinar at 3:30 PM (BST)

Expanding your business to North America (United States and Canada)

Overview:This webinar will provide members with valuable information and best practices when assisting their clients who are considering an expansion of their businesses into North America (United States and Canada). This webinar is designed for Tax Advisors.

Featured speakers: Tom Neff, RINA accountancy corporation, USA and Razik Sarsam, Huron Partners LLP, Canada.

9 February 2017, live webinar at 4.00 PM (GMT)

How to be more proactive in your MGI Marketing and gain advantage 

Overview: During this webinar you will find out why being more proactive in your MGI Marketing is important for your firm; how it can further enhance your international credentials and help you gain advantage in the local marketplace. Note that this webinar recording is password protected. Contact for details.

Featured speaker: Maxine Brock, MGI International Marketing Director

2016 international webinar recordings

30 September 2016, 12 noon (CEST), 11 AM (BST)

Panel-led discussion by member firms.

The impact of Brexit for the UK, EU and rest of world.

The discussion was led by a panel representing MGI Worldwide member firms from within the UK and Europe and contributions were invited and welcomed from webinar attendees throughout the world.

Overview: Brexit is happening, but what does this mean for clients with business interests in the UK and Europe? This webinar will give local business leaders a valuable opportunity to voice concerns, express personal views and test international opion with peers. 

25 August 2016, 3.00 PM (BST) / 11 AM (ART)

MGI Latin America member, MGI Jebsen & Co., Argentina.

The impact of the BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) project over Transfer Pricing. The Latin America Standpoint.

Overview: Useful for those with clients that have business interests in the Latin America region. Registration will open early August.

28 July 2016, 4.00 PM (BST) /  8.00 AM (PDT)

MGI North America member, Wright Ford Young, USA

IC-DISC Federal Tax Break for Exporters: Compliance, Benefits, Challenges

Overview: An overview of Interest Charge Domestic International Sales Corp benefits available to US manufacturers, architects, engineers, software developers, and construction companies.  The webinar will discuss the mechanics of evaluating if it is the right structure for your client, how to set it up, calculating the benefits, preparing the return, and a few challenges. Members can view a recording of this webinar click here.

23 June 2016, 4.00 PM (BST) / 8.00 AM (PDT)

MGI NA member RINA accountancy corporation, USA and MGI Europe member BPO AUDIT TAX, Hungary

A US versus European perspective on transfer pricing.

Overview: An overview of the principles related to transfer pricing offering an insight into the common questions clients are asking from a US and European perspective.  Useful for staff working in international tax, particularly those with clients operating across different juristictions. Members can view a recording of this webinar click here.

27 April 2016, 9.00 AM (GMT)

MGI Asia member LehmanBrown, China

China's Five-year plan and what it means for your business interests

Overview: With the eagerly awaited launch at the Liang Hui, Dickson will present on the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) and what it means for your business interests in China going forward. Useful for those with clients that have business interests in China. Members can view a recording of this webinar click here.

31 March 2016, 4.00 PM (GMT)

MGI Worldwide Marketing

How to use MGI to enhance your firms marketing.

Password protected: members can go to the MGI Member Area online, otherwise please contact

Overview: Find out about the new MGI Worldwide brand, how to use it and see how fellow members have been applying it in their own firm marketing. Useful for those responsible for marketing within their firm. Members can view a recording of this webinar click here.