European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivered her second ‘State of the European Union’ speech this week, outlining flagship initiatives for the Commission in the coming year.
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The European Banking Federation (EBF) has adopted the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) in 2019 to generate better opportunities for women when interacting with member banks.
The FRC has asked stakeholders to provide comments on areas that might be considered as part of this review.
A recent package of legislative proposals paves the way towards more harmonised anti-money laundering and countering terrorism financing rules across the EU
Our chart this week shows how the Summer Olympics has grown from 43 medal events and 241 competitors in Athens in 1896 to 339 medal events attracting 11,326 competitors in the Tokyo Summer Olympics this year.
An increasing number of countries are adopting gender budgeting processes to centre gender disparities in their decision-making - and it’s only a matter of time before it becomes the norm, according to Álfrún Tryggvadóttir, senior policy analyst at OECD.
The EU’s cybersecurity agency has issued new advice for SMEs on how to successfully cope with the growing number of cybersecurity challenges, particularly for those SMEs that have turned to new technologies to maintain business activity during the pandemic.
A revised strategy published by the European Commission sets out a long list of additional actions to finance the transition to sustainability, strengthening the financial sector’s resilience to risks and combatting greenwashing.
This week’s chart is on the UK-EU withdrawal agreement financial settlement. Perhaps surprisingly given recent press coverage, ICAEW’s analysis is that it remains roughly unchanged from the Treasury’s 2018 estimate.
ICAEW and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Greece have renewed their commitment to work together to advance the accountancy and finance profession in Greece.