Resources – Tax Worldwide

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

Training – Financial Markets

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

Conference – Economic, Business, Financial and Institutional Translation III, Alicante, Spain

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

Finance for Translators course, Switzerland

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

Guide to insolvency proceedings across Europe

finan-crisisThe 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.

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Open access journal – Special issue on business & financial translation

intralineaThe annual online translation journal inTRAlinea, published by the Department of Interpreting and Translation at the University of Bologna, Italy, contains high-quality academic research on translation-related subjects, as well as reviews, debates and translations.

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