The implementation costs for digitising almost any aspect of society are easy to calculate, but what about the productivity benefits? In a speech at Eurofiling Conference 2019 Erkki Liikanen, Chair of the Trustees of the IFRS Foundation, discussed whether digitisation will eventually deliver increased productivity for the global economy. With the economic benefits of globalisation […]
XBRL International’s CEO John Turner was in Amman this week for the Arab Capital Markets Conference, talking to the region’s securities regulators and a host of leaders from the private sector about the challenges and opportunities that digitisation presents.
In Budapest, at IOSCO’s annual conference, the world’s securities regulators met together with industry leaders this week. At the opening of the public day on Thursday, IOSCO Secretary General Paul Andrews described the work that the international securities organisation has done over the last 12 months, addressing a host of issues, including on questions associated […]
Digital ecosystems within China are accelerating so quickly that it’s hard to keep track. Researchers at the London School of Economics call out three key reasons for the rest of the world to find ways to join Chinese companies in the fast lane of digital development. They are: the scale and speed of Chinese tech […]
Is the existing legal, economic and political framework ready for a digital transformation? In a digital world that relies on distributed ledgers, the way we regulate and maintain contracts, transactions, and the records that support them will have to change dramatically. There are many possible scenarios but a new article in the Harvard Business Review […]