Economists of earlier eras would not have imagined today’s world is possible. Policy interest rates are around or below zero, while European governments and corporates issue long-term bonds at negative yields.
‘Turbulent’ is a good way to describe the current financial markets. We feel that now is the right time to provide you with the latest insights on the European sovereign markets, primary activity in European debt markets and the financial robustness of financial institutions.
Developments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) are quickly following each other at the moment. Therefore, it can be hard to keep track of all the supporting measures governments and European central bodies are taking to support companies and the economy. This article aims to give a clear overview of those measures and to give corporates some hands-on advice on possible actions that can be undertaken.
To reflect the changing requirements of our clients, we have redefined our debt advisory service offering and established a dedicated team of consultants to secure the benefits of the currently strong financing conditions for our clients in the long run.
IFRS 16 leases will be effective from 1 January 2019. The new standard will replace IAS 17. The deadline may seem far away, but because the implementation of IFRS 16 will have a significant impact on quite a range of companies, we advise to prepare early. Therefore it is important to put IFRS 16 already high on the agenda.