Studies & Insights

You will find here studies, insights, and surveys edited by Mazars.

Investing in CEE: Inbound M&A report 2019/2020

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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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Gender Balance Index 2020: Driving diversity

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Gender balance in central banks is improving but progress is slow, reveals index and report from Mazars and the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF).

The OMFIF Gender Balance Index tracks the presence of men and women in senior positions at central banks, sovereign funds and public pension funds. The study, now in its seventh year, scores and ranks institutions based on gender balance in their management and boards.

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Tackling climate change: The role of banking regulation and supervision report

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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.

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Business - It's Personal

IFRS for financial instruments

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Mazars latest IFRS Insight addresses the accounting for financial instruments under IFRS. It draws on several relevant IFRS standards to tackle, in one handbook, the entire range of challenges related to financial instruments among which: recognition and derecognition, classification and measurement, impairment for credit risk, derivatives and hedging, and related disclosures. It includes all the new requirements introduced by IFRS 9 and the related amendments to other standards such as IFRS 7.

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Reinsurers' financial communication: 2019 Benchmark study (part I)

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As the role of reinsurance is continuously expanding, Mazars 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.

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Are You Missing the Tech Train?

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Mazars publishes global study on familiarity, investment and implementation levels surrounding five transformative workplace technologies.

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The future of telcos: winning the client experience battle

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Mazars launches new global study 'The Future of Telcos: winning the client experience battle, the case of mobile financial services'

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CEE View: Inbound M&A report 2018/2019

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Mazars is pleased to present the CEE View: Inbound M&A report 2018/2019, in collaboration with Mergermarket. This new report offers an overview of the mergers and acquisitions activity in 2018 within and into the Central & Eastern European (CEE) region, and looks ahead to the challenges and opportunities for the next couple of months.

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Bancassurance in Europe - benchmark study

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While bancassurance is a booming business, proper supervision of the holding entity and its subsidiaries is required in order to be well managed.

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