Surveys & studies

You will find here all the reports, surveys and studies prepared by Mazars' experts

European Insurers' IFRS 9 Benchmark Study

The new standard IFRS 9 on financial instruments has been effective starting 1st January 2018 for most entities but insurance groups have the possibility to defer its application to 2021, the year when the new standard IFRS 17 on insurance contracts will enter into force.

Benchmark Study on Reinsurers’ Financial Communication

Reinsurance, also known as the “ insurers’ insurance ”, plays a key role in the global market economy today. Several factors, such as the strengthening of capital requirements, the increasing level of significant NAT CAT events or the need for optimal coverage is increasing the need for reinsurance.

Global Ecommerce Study 2017

Digitalisation is changing the way retailers sell goods and services, as well as the way that customers purchase them, bringing a multitude of opportunities and new risks.

Mazars 2017 Luxury Study

In response to a world shaken by increasing global economic volatility, the luxury industry is starting to focus on sustainability and ethics. Respect for the environment, recycling materials and innovating new ones, integrity throughout the value chain, collaborative and digital economy, and social entrepreneurship are among the strategic priorities for luxury companies.

Global Ecommerce Report 2017

The Next20 is our global strategic review putting together our global roadmap to 2020, but also mirroring the past successful 20 years of our partnership into a prospective project for the next 20 years. Mazars is pleased to promote the 2017 edition of the Global Ecommerce report devised by the Ecommerce Foundation, together with the Global Ecommerce Association, gathering +40 local ecommerce associations.

Mazars 2017 U.S. Water Industry Outlook

Mazars USA has released its biennial US Water Industry Outlook for the year 2017. Water is vital to the U.S. economy and forms the backbone of many industries, and many sectors will face major water challenges in the coming years. This study contains information on the key focus areas of global water companies: Innovation, Cybersecurity, Finance and the Future of the Industry.

The Future of Financial Services: Transforming an industry

In partnership with the Economist Intelligence Unit, Mazars has developed a unique programme of thought leadership to examine the current challenges the Financial Services industry is facing. The series of articles focuses on the current transformation of the financial services industry and its likely shape in the future from three different but related perspectives: technological, regulatory and business model transformation.

Venturing Abroad

The Economist Intelligence Unit wrote a series of articles sponsored by Mazars focusing on five challenges facing SMEs venturing abroad for the first time. Indeed, the challenges of operating in an unfamiliar environment are daunting, but offer tremendous potential.

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