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Mining companies committed to UN Human Rights principles, new survey reveals

Mining Human Rights
New research conducted by Mazars indicates that listed mining and resources companies around the world are keen to comply with the UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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2012 CFO STUDY

Consulting
In today’s global business environment, insurance executives, particularly Finance leaders, face continuous pressure to drive business results, deliver increasingly complex financial reports and comply with new and ever-changing regulatory requirements.

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La coopération est-elle le chaînon manquant dans la réussite des programmes de gestion d’actifs ?

Gestion d'actif industrielles 1086x202
Le rééquilibrage du pouvoir d’achat entre les nations développées et en développement entraîne des changements majeurs au sein du secteur industriel. Il est essentiel d’arriver, à l’avenir, à un meilleur équilibre, plus flexible et plus durable, en matière de gestion des actifs.

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CFO transformation

Corporate Transformation Program
Over the past twenty years a significant number of transformation programs have evolved that focus on systems, tools and processes in order to improve business performance. These programs were initiated to bring about long term and persistent changes.

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First Media Barometer, Flexibility and Innovation: resilience in the European media Sector

Publishing-Press-Media
Although many media group executives expected a year of economic recovery and the end of the downturn, the sovereign debt crisis put an end to these hopes. The downgrading of the U.S. credit rating, the Fukushima catastrophe, austerity measures and an unstable geopolitical environment have only intensified uncertainty in the financial markets.

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Comparative study of tax incentive systems and the location of television and film production

Publishing-Press-Media
The Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée has carried out a comparative study of the performance of tax incentive systems within the film and television production sectors in Europe and Canada. This study analyses in detail the workings of these systems in Belgium, Canada, Luxembourg, Germany, Ireland, Hungary and the United Kingdom. These measures have been studied by comparison with the French system. The work has been carried out by two institutions. Hamac Conseils has undertaken the sections on Belgium, Luxembourg and Canada. The comparative analysis of the measures in Ireland, Britain, Germany and Hungary has been led by the Mazars office.

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Financing for Renewable Energy projects in 2011 and beyond - road to recovery?

France will have to invest heavily to meet its needs for electricity and security of its supplies until 2020. The financial crisis has led to a sharp tightening of financing conditions: rise of margins, fall of debt ratios, decline of financed investments, higher selectivity of projects, disappearance of syndication… Besides, some banks have disappeared from the market: Dexia, RBS…

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Transparency Directive Assessment Report

In May 2009, the European Commission selected Mazars to carry a study to evaluate the functioning of certain requirements imposed on listed companies by the Transparency Directive.

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The areas of greatest subjectivity and interest within the financial statements of Large European Insurance Groups

Mazars insight
Mazars analysed the financial statements of several of the largest European insurance groups, considering areas of greatest subjectivity and interest.

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Mazars survey : Banks' financial disclosures during the financial crisis

Mazars has analysed the annual reports, as of 31 December 2008, of fourteen credit institutions, two American and twelve European.

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