You will find insights on various topics by our Mazars consulting professionals. For more information, please contact Wee Han Tah, our Head of Consulting.
The new cyber risk landscape
The reliance of most businesses on technology and data is undeniable. However, as this reliance increases, so too do the risks around cyber security.
Time for action: Mazars C-suite barometer 2021
At the close of 2021, our C-suite barometer showed businesses were emerging from the pandemic with a sense of confidence and resilience. They were confident in their ability to respond to the trends ahead, expecting to transform their businesses and planning to invest. ESG is now firmly on the C-suite agenda and businesses are making public commitments on a range of ESG topics. But are businesses able to action their strategies?
The race to data maturity in APAC: is your business as far ahead as you think?
While most businesses understand the importance of data, few are truly able to transform it into a competitive advantage. So, what sets the successfully data-driven apart from the rest? The critical ingredient is data maturity.
Responsible banking practices: benchmark study 2020
Up against great economic and societal upheaval as a result of Covid-19, banks around the world continue to take sustainability seriously and firmly acknowledge the related risks and opportunities, for the market and wider stakeholders alike. For the second year running, Mazars publishes its responsible banking practices report to assess how banks embed sustainability into their commercial practices.
Responsible banking practices: benchmark study 2021
Financial institutions increasingly recognise that climate change and other environmental, social and corporate governance risks jeopardise the world’s economy and financial system.
Managing Deposit Product Profitability in a Low Interest Rate Environment
With governments in many countries around the world eager to support pandemic-hit economies with cheap money, interest rates have been kept low or reduced further. A low interest rate environment is challenging for banks who are expected to pass on rate reductions to borrowers but are restricted in their ability to reduce funding costs from already low-cost deposits. So, what are they to do?
Towards a digital and connected future: Singapore’s C-suite
In early 2020, Mazars decided to initiate a new C-suite barometer. We wanted to assess the views of C-suite leaders around the world on their activities and outlook for the coming year, understand how they manage and prioritise short- and long-term initiatives.
Mazars 2020 C-suite barometer
In the midst of a global pandemic, a majority of business leaders still expected growth in 2021. What else do they see on the horizon?
Time to rethink risk
31/03/2020 Why integrating ESG should be a strategic priority in financial services.
Regulatory Compliance for Fund Management Companies
Fund Management Companies (“FMCs”) in Singapore are regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) under the Securities and Futures Act (Cap. 289). In order to conduct the regulated activity of fund management, FMCs need to obtain either registration or license from MAS.