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Market integrity

Study on insider trading is relevant to coronavirus bailouts. The last big economic bailout in the United States was the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Plan (TARP) enacted during the financial crisis in 2008. That package is now dwarfed by…

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Effective engagement

Investor engagement on environmental, social and governance issues were examined at a conference organised by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge and Principles for Responsible Investing. How can investment practitioners engage on environmental, social and governance (ESG)…

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Companies and climate change

Sustainability reporting alone will not affect meaningful change, but new policies are also needed, the chair of the International Accounting Standards Board tells a Cambridge Judge conference. The chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) told a Cambridge Judge…

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IFRS.org: Speech: IASB Chair on what sustainability reporting can and cannot achieve

Hans Hoogervorst, Chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), delivered a speech at the Climate-Related Financial Reporting Conference in Cambridge, UK. The conference, which took place on 2-3 April 2019, was organised by the School's Centre for Financial Reporting…

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Accounting for climate change

Accounting for rising sea levels and other uncertain effects of climate change present significant new challenges to companies and accountants, says Dr Michael Willis, Director of the Master of Accounting (MAcc) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. For some time,…

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Accounting for climate change

Accountants may seem unlikely warriors in the frontline of the climate change challenge, but the outlook is set fair for their role to become increasingly crucial. Climate change and other environmental unknowns could be said to be some of the…

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