Increasing transparency, improving control

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The world is demanding greater corporate transparency. Investors want access to more accurate and relevant information about companies, transactions, markets and risks. Regulators are moving to exert more control.

There’s much debate about how corporate governance should evolve. It’s a debate that’s being held against a background of legislative and regulatory change, the implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards and increased public scrutiny. We believe that global coordination is a necessity, not a luxury, in today’s interconnected and interdependent markets. Regulators and standard-setters need to continue to work together, to promote global consistency.

EY has extensive financial reporting and corporate governance knowledge and experience, gained across all markets and geographies. We use this to support you in areas such as pensions, financial instruments, direct and indirect taxes, foreign currency, subsidiaries, joint ventures, provisions, disposals and impairment. Whatever your requirements, we assemble multi-disciplinary teams that can address your most complex issues, using our proven global methodology and deploying the latest, high-quality auditing tools and perspectives.


Challenges in a changing internal audit environment

The Canadian Audit Committee Network (CACN) met recently in Toronto to discuss the challenges inherent in a dynamic and changing internal audit environment. Learn more in the latest issue of VantagePoint.

Lessons learned from the recent proxy battle at Canadian Pacific Railway

In the latest issue of VantagePoint, we examine the case of the CP proxy battle with a focus on how the company's board responded to a challenge posed by an activist imvestor.

Co-operative governance inspires confidence, but remains a complex balancing act: EY study

While co-ops have a unique approach to balancing conventional profit goals with broader principles, they must demonstrate they are equipped to thrive in a rapidly evolving global economy.