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2015 US Food & Beverage Industry Study

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WeiserMazars in conjunction with The Food Institute, AFI and Stagnito Business Information, is pleased to present the findings of the 3rd edition of our annual survey devoted to the US Food & Beverage industry. This initiative has been carried out with the aim of offering to Food & Beverage decision-makers benchmarks against which to assess 2014 performance, insights into potential drivers for the industry in 2015, and best practices to stay ahead of the competition today and tomorrow.

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Benchmark on key audit matters 2015

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Mazars carried out a study on the Key Audit Matters embedded in the auditor's report (2014 and 2014/2015 reports) for FTSE 100 companies in the UK.

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Integrated Reporting in Insurance : how far have we come ?

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This new study, prepared by Mazars with inputs from <IR> Insurance Network participants, aims at identifying the differences between financial reports, management reports and Integrated reports and then to present the industry best practices in terms of reporting and communication.

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2015 edition: key points of the financial communication of insurance groups in Europe

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Over the years, financial communication has become an essential element in promoting the activities of large groups, especially for insurers, with their particular business model.

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Financial Reporting by listed Real Estate Companies in Europe in 2014

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Our Real Estate experts have analysed the financial reporting of a sample of listed European real estate companies in 2014. For this fifth edition of the survey, we have paid particular attention to real estate companies ‘positioning and their use of key performance indicators. We also analysed their reporting on their asset portfolios and financing strategies.

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Aerospace executives surveyed on M&A and corporate strategy

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Roever Broenner Susat Mazars in collaboration with IPM (The Institute for Production Management) is pleased to present the 2015 Aerospace Executive Survey focusing on Mergers & Acquisitions. Based on input gathered from industry experts involved in M&A, the survey highlights the aerospace industry’s current and future expectations in terms of transactions for suppliers and their driving forces.

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The new standard IFRS 15 on Revenue recognition for construction, civil engineering and real estate development industries

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Businesses in the construction, civil engineering and real estate development industries are about to face the implementation of a major standard incorporating the new principles of revenue recognition: IFRS 15.

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Global M&A trends – Midcaps

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This report contains valuable insights into the attitudes and behaviours of mid-cap companies and their strategies for international – and domestic – growth.

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<IR> Business Case : value creation in the insurance and reinsurance industry

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As part of the Integrated Reporting <IR> Insurance Network, Mazars has been fully involved in building the business case for the Insurance sector.

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Post-crisis derivatives valuation act III : Funding valuation adjustment

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In light of the teachings of the financial crisis, banks have considerably reviewed the way derivatives are valued. Institutions are currently developing methodologies that consider all the costs and risks related to derivatives activity.

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