Leading family businesses have proven crucial to creating growth and jobs in global economies. Our first Global Family Business Yearbook offers insights into the successes of some of the world’s greatest family businesses, and the issues they face.
Across the globe, we continue to see a recovery of the IPO pipeline. Financial performance, while important, is increasingly just part of the story that investors are after. With the push for fuller disclosure on business performance, integrated reporting is the future of corporate reporting.
In the global wealth and asset management industry, organizations will be expected to focus more on transparency, convergence and cost. In the consumer products sector, stiff competition and technology advances are driving organizations to put innovation at the heart of their business, while striving for working capital excellence. A new report on the oil and gas sector highlights that the tax regimes in 80 countries will become more competitive and attractive.
Lastly, read our signature reports to get the latest insights into the Eurozone’s improving growth prospects, and about what governments globally are doing to bridge the gaps between policies and practices.
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With this, I wish you a pleasant read.
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Here are highlights of some of our upcoming events. For the full list of events, please click here.
2014 Tax provision workshop Accounting for income tax - back to basics
One of the most complex areas of a company's financial statements is accounting for income taxes.
Join us at this workshop for a refresher on the key concepts for income tax accounting under the Singapore Financial Reporting Standard 12. Learn about the current and deferred taxation concepts, accounting disclosure for income tax in financial statements, and tax provisioning, among others.
To know more and register, contact Liew Wan Ying.
Practical Complexities in a Simple Goods and Services Tax (GST)
According to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore's Annual report 2012/2013, from a GST compliance perspective, S$109m in taxes and penalities were collected as a result of GST audits and investigations. The majority of GST errors are often due to the lack of knowledge of the GST rules and regulations.
Join us at our GST workshops to learn how to better tackle these issues, and keep abreast of any GST changes.
To know more and register, visit the Practical Complexities in a Simple Goods and Services Tax page.
EY Asean Art Outreach program: Context
29 May to 26 September
Our Asean Art Outreach program presents its 16th show, featuring Singaporean artist, David Chan in his latest exhibition, CONTEXT. Many of the artworks use texts and images to play out the conflict between meaning and representation.
The exhibition runs from 29 May to 26 September 2014 in our office gallery at One Raffles Quay. The paintings are for sale. A portion of the proceeds will benefit three charities in Singapore as part of our corporate social responsibility program.
Public viewing of the exhibition is by appointment only.
Call +65 6535 7777 to make an appointment at least three days in advance.