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December 2012


Divesting for value: how to make the most of carve-outs
By Graeme Deans, Leader, and Raj Saxena, Senior Manager, Operational Transaction Services, EY
As originally published in FEI Canada F.A.R. member e-newsletter, December 2012

Emerging technology trends – risk or opportunity?
By Nitin Bedi, Manager, IT Security, EY
As originally published in the Financial Post, December 2012

Information security poses significant challenges for Canadian businesses
By Nitin Bedi, Manager, IT Security, EY
As originally published in the Financial Post, December 2012

Your competitive advantage — four steps to improve your information security
By Rafael Etges, Leader, Information Security, and Nitin Bedi, Manager, IT Security, EY
As originally published in the Financial Post, December 2012

 

November 2012


IPOs: How do you know what's right for your company?
By Bill Demers, FCA, Partner and Canadian IPO Leader, EY
As originally published in Business in Vancouver, November 2012

Common GST/HST exposure areas
By Alicia Lennon, Manager, Indirect Tax, and Mary Anne McMahon, National Advisor, Ernst & Young LLP
As originally published in FEI Canada F.A.R. member e-newsletter, November 2012

 

October 2012


The evolving role of today’s CFO
By Kevin McKenzie, Partner and Canadian Business Development Leader, EY
As originally published in FEI Canada F.A.R. member e-newsletter, October 2012

Cloud computing: top five tax considerations for your business
By Adrian Tan, Senior Manager, and Alvaro Tizoc Flores, Manager, International Tax – Transfer Pricing Services, EY
As originally published in the Financial Post, October 2012

Cloud computing: why it’s good for your bottom line
By Karen Atkinson, Tax Partner and Canadian Technology Leader, EY
As originally published in the Financial Post, October 2012

Maintaining sustainable growth: getting systems selection right first time
By Vincent Bryant, Leader, Performance Improvement Advisory Services, EY
As originally published in the Financial Post, October 2012

 

August 2012


Only 52% of Canadian companies protect themselves against corruption risks when buying into business globally
By Mike Savage, Leader, Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services, EY
As originally published in FEI Canada F.A.R. member e-newsletter, August 2012

 

July 2012


Ten ways to build Pride at small businesses
By Colleen McMorrow, Leader, Entrepreneurial Services and Uros Karadzic, GTA Leader of Beyond, EY
As originally published in the Globe and Mail, 5 July 2012

Protecting your data in a dangerous online world
By Rafael Etges, Leader, Information Security, EY
As originally published in the Financial Post, July 2012

 

June 2012


Earthwatch in Brazil
By Byron Chard, Staff Accountant, Assurance Services, EY
As originally published in The Vancouver Sun, 22 June 2012

4 ways to achieving a better balance between supply and demand
By Robert Tousignant, Partner, Advisory, EY
As originally published in Telus Business Talk, 6 June 2012

8 Questions Directors Need to Consider Before an IPO
By Bill Demers, Partner and Canadian IPO Leader, EY
As originally published in the Director Journal, June 2012

Game-changers: building more than just businesses
By Colleen McMorrow, Leader, Entrepreneurial Services, EY
As originally published in the Toronto Board of Trade, June 2012

 

May 2012


Honing an entrepreneurial vision in a post-recession world
By Colleen McMorrow, Leader, Entrepreneurial Services, EY
As originally published in Dolce Magazine, 28 May 2012

How to really reinvent your business
By Vincent Bryant, Leader, Performance Improvement Advisory Services, EY
As originally published in Business in Vancouver, 22 May 2012

Performance improvements increase profit margins and make your business more salable
By Barry Levine, Associate Partner, Advisory, EY
As originally published in Canadian Capital newsletter, 7 May 2012

Resource sector to feel squeeze as overseas employment tax credit fades to black
By Bruce Sprague, Partner, Tax Services, EY and Jonathan Leebosh, Senior Associate, Egan
As originally published in Business in Vancouver, 1 May 2012

 

April 2012


Effective leadership is at the forefront of executing strategy and change
By Vincent Bryant, Leader, Performance Improvement Advisory Services, EY
As originally published in Business in Vancouver, 17 April 2012

What R & D changes mean for Canada's energy sector
By Robert Vander Wees, Senior Manager, Tax Services, EY
As originally published in the Financial Post, 16 April 2012

Mergers and Acquisitions
By Tom Whelan, Leader, Mining and Metals, EY
As originally published in Canadian Mining Journal, 1 April 2012

Thought you were done with IFRS? Beware of the language trap 
By Kelly Khalilieh, Senior Manager, Professional Standards, EY
As originally published in Lexpert Magazine, April 2012 issue

 

March 2012


How to make the most of Canada's M&A prospects: E&Y
By Kevan Holroyd, Associate Partner, Oil and Gas Transactions Practice, EY
As originally published in the Financial Post, 19 March 2012

Women need to think big
By Colleen McMorrow, Leader, Entrepreneurial Services, EY
As originally published in the Financial Post, 12 March 2012

Analyzing before strategizing: the litmus test for profitable growth
By Vincent Bryant, Leader, Performance Improvement Advisory Services, EY
As originally published in the Business in Vancouver, 6 March 2012

Reducing the cost of capital: interest rate swaps
By Brian Allard, Partner, Transaction Advisory Services, EY
As originally published in Corporate Risk Canada, Spring 2012

 

January 2012


Canada is losing its entrepreneurial edge
By Colleen McMorrow, Leader, Entrepreneurial Services, EY
As originally published in the Globe and Mail, 25 January 2012 

10 ways to cultivate 2012 company growth
By Vincent Bryant, Leader, Performance Improvement Advisory Services, EY
As originally published in Business in Vancouver, 23 January 2012

Conflict mineral readiness: what companies need to know
By Charlene Easton, Senior Manager, EY
As originally published in Canadian Mining Journal, 1 January 2012