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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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Future of Telcos press release

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Mazars announces the release of the Mazars Mobile Payments Index, which identifies those markets worldwide where mobile financial services opportunities are the greatest. In the Index – which analyses 17 markets and ten variables related to consumer behaviour, mobile payment penetration, and regulation and infrastructure - China, the US and the UK emerged as the markets with the most potential; South Africa, Mexico and India ranked bottom of the Index

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Tackling climate change: The role of banking regulation and supervision report

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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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The Nexus Between Taxation and the Housing Deficit in Nigeria

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In February 2017, the Nigerian Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the National Tax Policy. In furtherance of this, the Acting President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osibanjo issued an executive order on the 30th of June 2017 by virtue of the constitutional powers vested in him ordering the Federal Ministry of Finance to set up the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS).

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Nigerian inflation slowed for 17th Month in July, 2018: CBN Governor.

Annual inflation in Nigeria slowed for the 17th month in a row in July, 2018 to 11% percent, compared with 15.37 percent in December, 2017 said the Nigerian Central Bank Governor, Mr.Godwin Emefiele today Tuesday, 24th July, 2018.

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Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria Adopts New Standard On Corporate Governance

In a bid to enhance corporate governance and check corrupt practices in accounting ethics and practices, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has adopted a new accounting standard for professional accountants and auditors. Professional accountants now have to act in the public interest by complying with the Codes and its principles, which include integrity and confidentiality.

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FEC approves two Executive Orders on VAT and Excise Duties alongside five Amendment Bills to reduce Tax

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved two Executive Orders and five Amendment Bills touching on key provisions in the Nigerian tax and regulatory legislation.

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