The audit profession faces a decisive moment: market expectations are shifting, technology is empowering auditors and strengthening quality, the case for audit’s evolution is growing and a series of headline corporate failures have raised questions about the quality of service companies can expect.
Responsible banking practices: benchmark study 2021
Up against great economic and societal upheaval as a result of Covid-19, banks around the world continue to take sustainability seriously and firmly acknowledge the related risks and opportunities, for the market and wider stakeholders alike. For the second year running, Mazars publishes its responsible banking practices report to assess how banks embed sustainability into their commercial practices.
How banks are responding to the financial risks of climate change
With sustainable finance expecting to be a crucial factor in the economic recovery in response to Covid-19 and regulators still encouraging banks to actively embed climate-related risks in their business operations and risk management frameworks, Mazars has analysed how 30 of the largest banks worldwide have been handling climate-related financial risks.
Reinsurers’ Financial Communication – 2019-2020 Benchmark Study
As the role of reinsurance is continuously expanding, Mazars has analysed the latest financial disclosures of the top 10 reinsurers worldwide providing a comparative view for a better understanding of their risk profile and strategy.
Tackling climate change: The role of banking regulation and supervision report
Mazars and the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) are proud to have come together to produce a global report providing unique insight on current and upcoming financial regulatory evolutions aimed at tackling climate change. What policy adjustments are being undertaken in different jurisdictions around the world to assess and control climate risks? How are these actions likely to develop in future? Find out in our new research and get ready for radical regulatory change.
71% of companies say that they reported a personal data breach to the Data Protection Commission (DPC), or another supervisory authority, last year, while only 8% believe they are ‘fully compliant’ with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Responsible banking practices: benchmark study 2020
With Environmental, Social and Governance factors, and responsible banking practices more broadly becoming an essential focus for the banking industry, Mazars has assessed how banks are embedding sustainability into their commercial practices.
The M&A market in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) had a robust 2019 year, displaying resilience in the face of global economic headwinds, according to new research from Mazars in association with Mergermarket. The report, Investing in CEE: Inbound M&A Report 2019/2020, offers an overview of inbound M&A activity in the CEE region throughout 2019 and looks ahead to the opportunities and challenges in the coming months.
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