HLB International has admitted a new member
firm in the Middle East.

Otain Mudaiheem CPAs is an accounting and
advisory firm based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and provides audit,
assurance, international tax and business risk advisory

The network has also expanded its Eastern
European arm appointing Macedonian firm HLB Rafajlovski Audit.

HLB Rafajlovski Audit, previously part of
Rafajlovski Consulting, was founded in 2000 and audits financial
statements for public and private companies across the agricultural
production, construction and building materials, publishing and
transportation industries.

HLB International chief operating officer
James Frost said the network will look to add further
representation in the Balkan region over the next twelve

It will be holding a conference in Croatia in
January 2011 to encourage regional development.