| Welcome |
Major organizations worldwide are increasingly accepting the new business reality that the duration of economic volatility is fundamentally uncertain. Today, they are facing continued pressure to cut costs and prices for profits. In our latest survey report on the top 10 risks and opportunities for businesses, we share our views on balancing performance and risk management amid changing landscapes.
With this, I wish you a pleasant read.
|Thought leadership publications|
| Business Pulse |
Exploring dual perspectives on the top 10 risks and opportunities in 2013 and beyond Today's companies are concentrating on optimizing their business by cutting costs and increasing their efficiency on one hand, while accepting that they must find ways to be profitable in shrunken markets.
| What the future holds: the biggest risks and top opportunities facing business |
Based on the 2013 Business Pulse report findings, our Global Risk Leader, Global IT Risk and Assurance Leader and Global Performance Improvement Leader share their perspectives on how organizations can stay better prepared for the biggest threats and opportunities that lie ahead.
| 2013 Global insurance outlook |
This report explores the multifarious issues confronting global insurance organizations and the insurance markets development in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Nordic, the US life and property and casualty sectors, and the newly added Latin American market.
| European ETFs: the game changer for growth in asset management |
An EY European Survey 2013
The European market for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has grown steadily in size and importance in recent years. The ETFs in Europe have weathered the global financial crisis better than many other investment products.
| Financial Services Briefing |
Issue 1, 2013
From our Asset Management, Banking & Capital Markets and Insurance network, get the latest insights into the key themes of the market – operational effectiveness, growth, capital, risk, and regulation.
| Africa on the move |
The quest for sustainable growth
Africa is expected to play an increasingly important role in the global economy. But is the continent's growth sustainable?
| Reporting |
Issue 5, March 2013
In this latest issue, read how global companies are tackling the growing threat of water shortages, why remuneration committees are being forced to change the way they work and how companies assess and report on the value of patents, among others.
| Singapore Budget 2013 Synopsis |
Budget 2013 is about achieving growth through higher productivity and building an inclusive society. Read our signature Budget Synopsis for more insights into this year's Budget measures and the business implications.
Click here to access the issue.
| Here are highlights of some of our upcoming events. For the full list of events, please click here. |
| Human Capital Breakfast Talks 2013: |
Short-term business travelers
Friday, 22 March
EY's Human Capital Breakfast Talks series bring together global mobility and human resources professionals to discuss various cross-border topics, share market practice and highlight planning opportunities.
Join us as we share our insights into this complex area and offer solutions to tackle the problem of the "accidental expat". For more information, email Maurise Seah.
| Transfer Pricing Breakfast Seminar: |
Refresher on transfer pricing fundamentals
Thursday, 28 March
At this seminar, we provide a refresher on key transfer pricing concepts. These include the arm's length principle, the five transfer pricing methods covered in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development transfer pricing guidelines, transfer pricing documentation and how taxpayers typically approach transfer pricing requirements. For more information, email Maurise Seah.
| Business Incentives in ASEAN: |
Understanding Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines
Friday, 12 April
Currently, all the ASEAN members provide multiple forms of business incentives to attract foreign direct investments into their respective countries. What are the unique intricacies of incentive applications in different countries? What should companies do to secure the most appropriate incentive(s) to complement and optimize their business or operational plans?
Join our upcoming ASEAN Incentives Seminar for answers to these questions and more on the key incentives available in the region, specifically on Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines. pricing requirements.
| EY Asean Art Outreach program: Natri Puja |
Wednesday, 30 January to Friday, 31 May
Our Asean Art Outreach program presents its 13th show, featuring Myanmar artist, Nay Myo Say in his latest exhibition, Natri Puja, a Pali phrase meaning worshipping the Buddha with art.
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