The Global Business Complexity Index 2020

17 June 2020

Understand the challenges and opportunities of doing business in 77 jurisdictions around the world.

Setting up and running a business in a new country can be even more challenging in uncertain times. Understand the global and local factors that can drive the success or failure of your expansion plans.

The Global Business Complexity Index analyses three key areas of business operations - rules, regulations and penalties, accounting and tax and hiring, dismissal and paying employees.

Find out:

  • Which jurisdiction tops the 2020 business complexity ranking and the jurisdictions that are ranked the simplest.
  • How international trends are driving standardisation and where local practices persist.
  • The ways in which technology is fostering a globalised business environment and how this is developing around the world.

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We make a complex world simple

TMF Group is an independent global multinational with some 7,800 in-house experts across 120 offices covering 80-plus jurisdictions. Together we deliver a broad portfolio of consistent, integrated but localised services covering the business administrative essentials of accountancy and tax; HR administration, global payroll and employee benefits; and global entity management, corporate secretarial and regulatory compliance.

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Because we know how to unlock access to some of the world’s most attractive markets – no matter how complex – swiftly, safely and efficiently, over 60% of the Fortune Global 500 and FTSE 100, and almost half the top 300 private equity firms, use us.

So, whether you are operating across one border or many, with a handful of staff or several thousand, we have all the flexible, coordinated, business-critical support needed to open up in new markets, build strong businesses and stay nimble, efficient and in good standing everywhere.