Surveys and studies

You will find here all our latest service line, human resources and industry expertise publication. We hope you find them informative.

Reinsurers’ Financial Communication: 2019-2020 benchmark study

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As the role of reinsurance is continuously expanding, Mazars has 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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Responsible banking practices: benchmark study 2020

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With Environmental, Social and Governance factors, and responsible banking practices more broadly becoming an essential focus for the banking industry, Mazars has assessed how banks are embedding sustainability into their commercial practices.

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Central and Eastern European Tax Guide 2020

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Welcome to Mazars' Central and Eastern European (CEE) tax guide, which provides an online overview of the tax systems in the CEE region. Compare various criteria with our online tool or study PDF version of the CEE Tax guide.

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How banks are responding to the financial risks of climate change

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With sustainable finance expecting to be a crucial factor in the economic recovery in response to Covid-19 and regulators still encouraging banks to actively embed climate-related risks in their business operations and risk management frameworks, Mazars has analysed how 30 of the largest banks worldwide have been handling climate-related financial risks.

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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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Alternative Performance Measures: how have the practices of large European corporates evolved?

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Building on our previous studies on this topic, Mazars has analysed the use of Alternative Performance Measures (“APM”) by a sample of issuers in their financial reporting for 2017 and 2018. We also look at the future changes proposed by the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”) as part of the Primary Financial Statement Project, and what this will mean for corporates.

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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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CEE Deal Advisory Highlights 2019

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Mazars in Central and Eastern Europe has the pleasure to present its 2019 Deal Advisory Highlights. Our yearly highlights showcase a selection of projects that we advised on throughout the region.

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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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