The Economist Intelligence Unit wrote a series of articles sponsored by Mazars focusing on five challenges facing SMEs venturing abroad for the first time. Indeed, the challenges of operating in an unfamiliar environment are daunting, but offer tremendous potential.
2016 proved to be another sensational year for the global e-commerce industry, with an estimated $2,671 billion in online sales. E-commerce undeniably opens the door to a wealth of competitive advantages and opportunities, but what are the RISKS involved and how are companies managing them?
David Herbinet, UK Head of PIE & Global Audit Leader, explains what is a Joint Audit? Isn't Joint Audit More Complicated? Joint Audit, a French Oddity?
In 2012, three groups of countries represented 90% of total turnover for automotive manufacturers and suppliers worldwide. Germany and France lead this group, followed closely by Japan and South Korea and, lastly, the United States. Through analysis of financial reports and interviews with key decision makers from the automotive industry, Mazars investigated the factors driving performance of these two automotive leaders.
There is no doubt that SMEs are and will always be the back bone of every economy in Europe. There are over 20 million SMEs in Europe and they have contributed to the generation of substantial income, employment, outputs, innovation and new technologies.
While the ability to manage financial risk enables a company to limit the occurrence and exposure of financial risks on performance, it also presents companies with some major challenges according to a recent study by Mazars.
We are delighted to share with you the key findings of the Mazars annual survey of leading firms in the hospitality and leisure sector which reveal key challenges and opportunities facing the industry.
This document is the no.93 issue of Mazars' newsletter on technical support in French (French version of the "Beyond the GAAP" newsletter).
The areas of greatest subjectivity and interest within the IFRS financial statements of large european insurance groups
For the fifth consecutive year, Mazars has carried out a detailed analysis of the largest insurance groups’ financial information. The accounts of insurance entities for the year ended 31 December 2012 were prepared against an ongoing background of economic crisis, characterised by: continuing weak growth in the major world economies; low interest rates; and persistently volatile markets.
Global Transition in the Age of Digital Media is the second edition of our annual barometer in the Media industry. It offers a good snapshot of where the industry was, where it is now, and where it’s going. This year, we have extended our analysis to the 100 largest U.S. and European listed media companies and complemented our results with a review of their risk factors.