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FDE TV episode on female CFOs and female leaders
09 March, 2018
In this episode of FDE TV we address the topic of female CFOs and female leaders. We speak with Kathryn Bishop, an associate fellow at Said Business School of the University of Oxford,...
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FDE, in partnership with FCA, launches its new season of FDE TV 31 January, 2018 In our season four opener, Darina Ivanova, FDE TV presenter, visits the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo, Alfa Romeo’s official museum located in Milan, and meets Gianluca Italia, managing director...

Transformational potential of IoT 27 October, 2017 The Internet of Things (IoT) is spreading out to encompass all kinds of devices – from toasters to industrial monitoring systems – and although it is unclear in what direction it will evolve,...

Encouraging more women to assume leadership roles 27 October, 2017 With women ducking out of the finance and technology sectors at early ages, industry leaders are lending their voices to the diversity discussion. Eleanor Wilson talks to Maria Ferraro, CFO...

Changing accounting standards 27 October, 2017 Accounting standard IFRS 9 will replace IAS 39 in 2018, and corporate finance is sure to see significant effects from the move. Finance Director Europe takes a look at how businesses can avoid...

Opportunities and risks of climate-related financial disclosures 27 October, 2017 In May, Finance Director Europe held a London briefing that addressed climate-related risks and how connected financial disclosure will not only improve financial stability but also...

Growing protectionist barriers before the European companies 27 October, 2017 Asia has presented many opportunities for European companies and investors in the past few years, but with trade agreements stalling and protectionism growing the world over, what future do...

Transavia’s flight to cloud 27 October, 2017 In a sector that has changed significantly over the past few years, Transavia is going through a fundamental digital evolution, migrating a number of key systems and processes to the cloud. At...

SEAT’s new fleet in Turkey 27 October, 2017 In its efforts to bring fleet services to Turkey, SEAT has introduced a young and dynamic brand to a market that has a lot of potential for growth. Backed with the professionalism and...

Shaping the financial journey of Smurfit Kappa Group 27 October, 2017 A new entrant to the FTSE 100, Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has achieved big things in recent years. The Dublin-based company has seen a steady rise and, with operations now spanning three...

SEAT's fleet solution meets clients' changing needs 27 October, 2017 In this supplement, Finance Director Europe investigates companies’ needs in mobility and fleet management, and finds out what SEAT has to offer its clients....

BEPS for a better international tax system 27 October, 2017 The OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) initiative continues to move forward with new guidance on the implementation of key outputs designed to deliver a better international tax...

Addressing the gaps in Environmental Liability Directive 27 October, 2017 The Environmental Liability Directive has had significant positive impact on policy development and the insurance market in the EU, but there are still gaps in its implementation. Finance...

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