Governance and reporting

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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.

For more information, visit our Assurance pages.

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.

Recruiting for Europe’s boardrooms

We explore the call for greater diversity in boardrooms across Europe and provide five practical steps to improve boardroom recruitment.

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.