The uneven pace of economic growth in different regions continues to challenge businesses, regulators and policy-makers.
The Eurozone remains carefully watched, and there's little doubt that the financial services sector is a large influencer of its recovery. Our latest Eurozone Forecast report shares deeper insights. In a new corporate banking survey, we highlight why banks have to go back to basics of achieving quality service consistency, greater stability and improved transparency to retain customers.
Meanwhile, the competition for high-quality deals remains fierce among venture capitalists. The challenge is for investors to offer a robust value proposition that not only offers good terms but post-investment support. Meanwhile, institutional investors are responding favorably to well-positioned deals, notably initial public offerings that are priced right and run by the right team.
In our annual report, Global Review 2012, we present our growth in 2012 and how we are helping to build a better working world.
Lastly, stay updated on changes in indirect taxation in more than 100 countries in a special report, and join us at our upcoming events as we discuss various topics including mobility challenges, financial reporting standards and tax issues.
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With this, I wish you a pleasant read.
Country Managing Partner
Ernst & Young LLP
Here are highlights of some of our upcoming events. For the full list of events, please click here.
Human Capital Breakfast Talks 2013: Immigration
Moving employees around the world is a complex task, particularly since immigration regulations, procedures and policies vary from country to country. Attend this seminar to get insights into how to manage global immigration requirements and what international assignees need to do in the quickest, most cost effective and compliant way. For more information, email Maurise Seah.
The seminar will focus on how the new and revised financial reporting standards will impact financial statements. Learn about the impact of the new and revised accounting standards, the presentation and disclosure requirements, and the extent of information required to comply with these requirements and the challenges involved.
22 to 23 May
Be updated on new GST developments to better manage risks and improve compliance. This workshop provides you with critical information and in-depth analysis on the practical issues and problems faced by organizations when handling GST matters.
EY Asean Art Outreach program: Natri Puja
30 January to 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.
The exhibition runs from 30 January to 31 May 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 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.