Danske Bank is the best performing bank in addressing digital transparency challenges, according to a ranking of corporate websites conducted by consultant Comprend. The Danish bank has topped the 2015/2016 Webranking, a transparency stress test evaluating Europe’s 52 largest banks by market capitalization, with 69.5 points out of 100. Swedbank received the second largest score with […]
A research conducted by Italian digital wealth manager MoneyFarm shows that 81% of private investors think investment advice is biased towards generating fees for the industry rather than delivering better investment performance. The research also suggests that a substantial proportion of investors are shifting away from financial advice and adopting a DIY approach, as high fees are now seen as […]
French minister of finance Michel Sapin has presented the outlines of the draft law on transparency, anti-corruption and economic modernisation. Its first component aims to regulate lobbying activities and protecting whistleblowers, especially in the financial sector, by creating a special status. Another facet of the draft law seeks to fight and prevent corruption in France with the creation […]
Transparency, both in official reporting and day-to-day communication, not only tops fund selectors’ demands, but lack of it is also the main criterion for deselection. Cerulli Associates’ report entitled European Fund Selector 2015: Securing a Place on the Buy List has found that buyers value transparency of process above all else-including performance. Fund selectors told Cerulli […]
Digital corporate communication consultant Comprend has launched Webranking, a research on how Europe’s 500 largest companies use their digital presence to engage and respond to the needs of professional stakeholders in what we have developed as a transparency communications stress test. The research responds to a start of 2015 which has seen a significant flow of investments towards […]
Members of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes took significant steps during a meeting in Jakarta, to implement a global call for greater international co-operation against tax evasion, the OECD reports.
FTSE 100 companies lack confidence to commit to future financial projections following the crisis, a survey from analysis consultancy Metapraxis revealed.
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are set to become increasingly used by institutional and private investors alike, according to a Swiss Funds Association specialist committee, which stresses the standards and transparency of the asset class.
The marketing of certain exchange-traded funds (ETFs) is misleading and ETF securities and lending activities should be more transparent, a report published by French academic institute Edhec-Risk has found.
Guernsey has signed Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEAs) with the Czech Republic and the Bahamas.