Today’s guest post is a light-touch introduction to the pretty heavy subject of company formation – tying in quite well to the book on legal personality that I posted about last week. Continue reading
The international law firm White & Case makes available a Dashboard to track major financial regulatory developments in the jurisdictions of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the European Union. Continue reading
In the same vein as Thursday’s post on guides to property and related law, you might be interested in a resource offered by the accounting and professional services firm PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited).
The Worldwide Tax Summaries series used to be published annually in PDF format, but this ceased in 2018/2019. The older guides may, however, be useful if you are translating a non-current document. Continue reading
Lots of legal translation texts have references to finance – I would almost say that the fields of law and finance are impossible to separate in many areas. So you may find this course useful.
Offered by Yale University in the USA and taught by Nobel prizewinner Robert Shiller, this beginner’s guide to “Financial Markets” is available on Coursera, the MOOC platform, and is free unless you require a certificate. Continue reading
The French Société française des traducteurs (SFT) is organizing its biennial summer school on financial translation from 4 to 6 July 2016 at the bank BNP Paribas in Brussels, Belgium. Continue reading
The University of Alicante in Spain is holding the third International Conference of Economic, Business, Financial and Institutional Translation from 27 to 29 June 2018, following successful conferences in 2014 (University of Alicante) and 2016 (University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières). Continue reading
In April, ASTTI, the Swiss Association of Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters, is organizing a course entitled “Finance for Translators”, “to enable practicing translators and/or translation students to acquire a solid knowledge of the key areas of finance and a good understanding of financial concepts and financial institutions, in order to increase the quality of their financial translations and their productivity”. Continue reading
The large accounting and professional services firm Deloitte has just published A guide to pre-insolvency and insolvency proceedings across Europe. The guide gives an overview of the EU Regulation on insolvency, and looks at regimes in 19 European countries (16 EU Member States and 3 non-EU Member States) by distinguishing pre-insolvency proceedings and insolvency proceedings.
The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières is organizing the Second International Conference on Economic, Business, Financial and Institutional Translation (ICEBFIT), to be held from 17-18 August 2016.