Operational effectiveness

Financial Services Briefing - Issue 1, 2014

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Asset Management

EY - Managing complexity and change in a new landscape: Global survey on asset management investment operations(Feb 2014, Global)

Managing complexity and change in a new landscape: Global survey on asset management investment operations

Our survey of investment operations explores how firms are managing market challenges by nearshoring and offshoring certain functions, using shared services and outsourcing when appropriate.

See also our webcast.

Banking & Capital Markets

EY - Bank Governance Leadership Network - Five years on, uncertainty is the new normal(Dec 2013, Global)

Bank Governance Leadership Network - Five years on, uncertainty is the new normal

Non-executive directors from many large global banks gathered for the annual Bank Governance Leadership Network (BGLN) summit to discuss the state of regulatory and internal reforms.

See also our Risk section for more from our BGLN series on conduct supervision and cybersecurity.

EY - A vision for banking transformation is emerging - take note: structural business change in European banking(Jan 2014, EMEIA)

A vision for banking transformation is emerging - take note: structural business change in European banking

Our survey found out how European banks are responding to the complex regulatory reform agenda and structural change.

Insurance

EY - Operational excellence for insurers focusing on emerging consumers(Feb 2014, Global)

Operational excellence for insurers focusing on emerging consumers

The emerging consumer presents a growing opportunity for insurers. Our report explores how operational excellence can help convert that opportunity into profitability.

See also Waves of change: the shifting insurance landscape in rapid-growth markets in our Growth section.

EY - Making finance a game changer(Dec 2013, EMEIA)

Making finance a game changer

The publication sets down the challenge for CFOs and finance directors to position their teams as key enablers of an insurance business rather than be a mere function.

EY - Are underwriters smarter than predictive models?(Dec 2013, United States)

Are underwriters smarter than predictive models?

Predictive modeling is one of the most important business and technology development areas in insurance. But can models truly replace skilled and experienced underwriters?

EY - Sustaining profitability in a changing market(Dec 2013, EMEIA)

Sustaining profitability in a changing market

In this edition of Specialty, we focus on profitability in the reinsurance industry and interview XL CEO Mike McGavick.