The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is having to work harder than ever to diffuse global tensions over international trade.
The battle to stamp out money laundering
Accountants are in the front line when it comes to exposing money laundering. Is enough being done to fight it at domestic and global level?
Cyber wars just got serious.
How can businesses protect against attack?
What’s up with BRICS?
Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa (BRICS) joined forces to change the world. It hasn’t exactly gone to plan. Can BRICS get back on track?
Will the fallout from the Paradise Papers change accounting?
Publication of the Paradise Papers sparked calls for global tax reform and increased pressure on big companies to be more open about their tax affairs to avoid a public mauling.
Planet earth is dying. Are multinationals finally taking it seriously?
For decades, global businesses have been under pressure to demonstrate a commitment to environmental protection. Climate-related disclosure could be the tipping point...
Bitcoin: bubble or revolution?
Is the digital currency heading for a meltdown or here to stay?
Sustainable finance: the start of a revolution
The willingness to adopt sustainable finance is here. Now it’s a question of just how far finance and business leaders are prepared to go.
New assurance guidance from Mazars and Shift puts human rights at the heart of corporate governance debate
New guidance helps internal auditors and external assurance practitioners assess companies’ human rights performance and reporting.
It’s time for business to take human rights seriously
Respecting human rights is set to become critical to a company’s success as pressure mounts on business to be more transparent.