Focus on Cybersecurity
SWIFT Customer Security Program: time to get ready
SWIFT’s new Customer Security Program launches this year, and starting in Q2 customers must attest compliance to 16 controls.
EU General Data Protection Regulation
We cover key changes proposed by the GDPR and help you assess whether or not your organization is ready for the new Regulation.
Ransomware and malware attacks
The WannaCry ransomware cyber attack has spread quickly to over 150 countries. Now more than ever, businesses need to get cybersecurity basics right.
Cyber risk management: the focus shifts to governance
Boards are taking steps to improve governance and oversight of cyber risk, especially as regulatory authorities become increasingly prescriptive in defining cyber risk expectations.
Cybersecurity: moving from anchor to enabler of innovation
How can you strike the right balance between cybersecurity and innovation when designing and developing new services?
Why cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility
As FS companies work to plug gaps in their internal, online and digital frameworks; those wanting to exploit the weaknesses are getting smarter, bolder and more
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Focus on Fintech
EY FinTech Adoption Index 2017
Our survey of 22,000 digitally active consumers reveals FinTech has reached a tipping point of mass adoption.
Unleashing the potential of FinTech in banking
Explosive growth in FinTech means banks and FinTechs need to get better at working together. We explore eight considerations for overcoming barriers to successful collaboration.
Customer experience: innovate like a FinTech
Banks are under intense pressure to master the customer experience. Our Global Consumer Banking Survey explores how to thrive in the new landscape.
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Focus on Robotics
Robotics and its role in the future of work
Many firms have piloted robotics solutions, but few have succeeded in industrializing the benefits. Still, robotics should be on the C-suite agenda given its potential.
Webcast - Scaling enterprise robotics: frontline lessons
From experience gained of delivering 100+ successful FS projects, we provide examples on what worked well and leading practice.
Developing tax services for the 21st century
Robotic process automation is generating enthusiasm among tax professionals due to its ability to deliver measureable benefits. How is this technology transforming the tax environment?
Focus on Transactions
Global Capital Confidence Barometer - sector reports
Can geopolitical uncertainty and record M&A coexist? Read our Banking & Capital Markets, Insurance, and Wealth & Asset Management sector reports.
Scaling new heights: M&A integration in financial services
After two strong years of M&A activity, the pressure is now on acquirers to prove they can secure value from the transactions they have pursued.
Global insurance M&A themes 2017
Three trends are likely to dominate the year: portfolio optimization, technology-driven investment and ongoing consolidation.
The insurance agent of the future: Australia
Our survey of over 270 Australian brokers reveals fundamental shifts that pose key strategic questions about the future role of brokers.
The insurance agent of the future: Korea
Our survey of 300 insurance agents in Korea highlights the need for customer-centric innovation and personalized sales support.
Insurance technology trends
Learn the key issues and trends that should be on the radar of insurance company leaders, including big data, cybersecurity, InsurTech and more.
Digital transformation in insurance
Can digital make the possible a reality in insurance? Read our latest on what you should know.
How hybrid advice can win over wealth clients
We offer insights to help wealth managers understand the current digital landscape and adapt their organization.
Digital Australia: State of the Nation - 2017 edition
How does Australia shape up as a digital nation?
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Smarter financial crime compliance
The cost of meeting KYC and AML requirements with human resources is staggering. Learn how data analytics and RPA offer banks a lifeline.
Identifying, assessing and managing conflicts of interest
Conflicts of interest within financial services have become a growing regulatory and industry concern, both globally and in Asia-Pacific.
Asia-Pacific Fraud Survey 2017
How should over-burdened compliance functions respond?
Managing non-financial risk in a new era
Boards are identifying ways to improve management and oversight of non-financial risks, which have been among the greatest sources of bank risk since the crisis.
Solvency II and life reinsurance
Increased freedom under Solvency II means insurers can recognize 100% of reinsurance benefits in their capital calculations, increasing the attractiveness of reinsurance for insurers.
Tax steps into the light
Our Tax Risk and Controversy Survey series indicates businesses are regarding the compliance environment as a prism through which they interpret demands for greater transparency.
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Indonesia insights: innovating for growth
Executives from prominent Indonesian banks and insurance companies discussed the challenges posed by digital transformation and explored innovative approaches and technologies to evolve.
Tailoring the data driven customer experience
Drawing on EY’s Global Consumer Banking Survey, this report compares consumers’ views with the experience of bankers, aiming to give banks a roadmap for delivering tailored customer experiences.
The future of distribution for insurers
Insurance Governance Leadership Network participants recently discussed distribution models, where losses in the form of intermediary, acquisition, and technology costs remain significant.
How can purpose reveal a path through disruption?
A majority of business leader respondents believe in the value of a strong corporate purpose, and only a minority say their company’s main purpose is to maximize shareholder value.
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IASB issues IFRS 17 - the new Standard for insurance contracts
Read Insurance Accounting Alert for what you need to know and watch our webcast on the implementation challenges and opportunities for Asia-Pacific insurers.
IFRS 9: en route to implementation
Due for implementation on 1 January 2018, IFRS 9 introduces a three-stage impairment model for expected credit losses. We look at key considerations for the C-suite.
Should structure shape strategy?
Our latest Global Regulatory Network briefing and webcast provide an overview of structural reform in 2017 and strategic considerations that can help turn challenges into opportunities.
Webcast - The first 100 days: impact on financial services
We discuss the first 100 days of the Trump administration and the impacts on the tax, M&A, and regulatory and supervisory landscapes.
Outlook for global tax policy in 2017
While the long-term trend for countries to pursue a low-rate, broad-base business tax strategy remains strong in 2017, governments seek alternative means to remain competitive.
Webcast - Navigating in a post-BEPS world
This six part series provides a comprehensive review of BEPS related developments and associated country action, together with practical implications.
Key themes from 1Q 2017 earnings calls - global banks
Recovery in revenues from weak 1Q 2016 levels contributed to improved profitability in 1Q 2017.
Listed banks in China: 2016 review and outlook
Our report provides an outlook on the future direction of China’s banking industry, based on observations of businesses, operating models and the regulatory environment of banks in mainland China.
The Journal of Financial Perspectives: Insurance edition
This Journal assesses the current state of the insurance industry and explores its future among risk, regulation, disruptive technologies, challenges and opportunities.
Global insurance trends analysis
We examine key trends from 2016, analyze the top 10 insurance markets and take a look at four important emerging markets.
The evolution in self-driving vehicles
In the not-too-distant future, fully autonomous vehicles will be the norm rather than the exception. We explore the trends and implications for the insurance industry.
Aviation finance as a long-term investment
Insurance companies and pension schemes can play an important role in meeting the high demand for finance in the aviation space.