The future of audit: market view – myths, realities and ways forward
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.
Conscious, collaborative, connected: making over the luxury business model
The luxury sector has always prided itself on offering consumers a chance to own pieces that are timeless and whose value and appeal will endure. But that doesn’t mean the way it produces and sells them should stay constant too. The luxury sector is at a crossroads and brands that carry on doing what they have always done risk falling behind. Our report, 'Conscious, collaborative, connected' explains why.
A year like no other: Mazars publishes 2019/20 annual report
For people, businesses and society, 2020 was a year like no other. With the global Covid-19 crisis many have faced extreme challenges; people and families across the world have lost loved ones too early and suffered previously unthinkable restrictions to their lives and livelihoods as governments, companies and other institutions battled to contain the virus. The unique challenge for business has been how to respect the necessity to preserve life while fulfilling its duty to meet society’s needs in a financially sustainable way.
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, notably in the context of the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak.