Ahead of the 2020/21 reporting cycle, the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published its Annual Review of Corporate Reporting, revealing the top ten areas the FRC has identified as requiring improvement.
With the Covid-19 fallout making unprecedented modifications to business-as-usual these past few months, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued updated guidance on the application of Alternative Performance Measures (APM Guidelines) in context of the pandemic. The new Q&A highlights the main relevant principles of the APM Guidelines, which should be used when […]
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has called on issuers to improve their disclosure of Alternative Performance Measures (APMs) in a recent report. The report assessed to what extent issuers comply with the guidelines for reporting alternative performance measures, finding significant room for improvement. Commonly used APM’s include earnings before interest and tax (EBIT), […]