The world is demanding greater corporate transparency. Investors want access to more accurate and relevant information about companies, transactions, markets and risks. Regulators are moving to exert more control.
Against this background of legislative and regulatory change, we believe that global coordination is a necessity, not a luxury. Regulators and standard-setters need to continue to work together, to promote global consistency.
EY has extensive financial reporting and corporate governance knowledge and experience, gained across all markets and geographies. We use this to support you in areas such as pensions, financial instruments, direct and indirect taxes, foreign currency, subsidiaries, joint ventures, provisions, disposals and impairment.
Whatever your requirements, we assemble multi-disciplinary teams that can address your most complex issues, using our proven global methodology and deploying the latest, high-quality auditing tools and perspectives.
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Board effectiveness – continuing the journey
The report is based on a series of individual meetings and roundtables which brought together leading chairmen, board directors and senior investors to debate the issue of board effectiveness. It draws on the contributions from these discussions and is supplemented by insights and perspectives from EY and The Investment Association.
Whistleblowing – change is coming
The PCBS has published recommendations for enhancing corporate transparency, governance and integrity. Firms should consider their whistleblowing framework’s effectiveness, and whether their culture encourages employees to raise concerns.
News worth knowing October 2014
Read the latest Corporate Governance update (496K), including biennial growth in the UK Corporate Governance Code, closure on the going concern debate, and revisions made to the Code on executive remuneration provisions.
Are you prepared to manage risk and ‘think the unthinkable?’
Recent discussions in our audit committee network meetings show that oversight of catastrophic risks is top of mind for audit committee chairs today. BoardMatters Quarterly explores
how audit committees are managing today’s risk landscape and pushing themselves to think differently about crisis response plans.