Université d’été de la traduction financière, Brussels

6159053061_2c1a17e751_zThe Syndicat national des traducteurs professionals (SFT) is organizing a summer school on financial translation in Brussels from 2 to 4 July 2014, 9 am to 5 pm. Sessions are presented in either English or French; given participants’ professional profiles, no interpreting is provided.

Programme as at 30 May

Mercredi / Wednesday 2 July

  • Crise financière — à quand la prochaine ?
  • Key Indicators for Tracking Black Swans
  • Les PME de croissance et le défi des marchés internationaux
  • La communication de crise
  • Proxy solicitation — engaging with your investors
  • Nouvelles dispositions en matière de droit des actionnaires (directive européeene, droits des actionnaires, say on pay, etc.)

Jeudi / Thursday 3 July

  • Les sources de financement de l’entreprise
  • Fraude et évasion fiscale : enjeux et stratégies
  • BondMatch et le marché obligataire
  • Translating for Annual General Meetings
  • Ateliers de traduction : fr>en et en>fr dont
  • Deixis: User’s Guide and Workshop for Financial Translators

Vendredi – Friday 4 July

  • Euronext — historique et évolution
  • Le retour des introductions en bourse
  • Les coulisses de l’évasion fiscale en Suisse
  • Speeches & the art of persuasion —
  •    why (and what) business translators need to know about rhetoric
  • Developments in IFRS
  •    and European accounting legislation
  • The future in finance: hot topics for translators in 2014-2015

Please see the SFT website for all information. Registration deadline / date limite d’inscription : 22 juin 2014.

Greece, Corinth CanalDisclaimer: Regarding disclosure, I have no commercial relationship of any kind with the SFT or its service companies, and provide the above details purely for information purposes.


Photo credit: Many thanks to Kristof Bernaert for kindly granting me permission to use his beautiful photo of the glass roof at Euronext. You can find more of his work here.

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