Financial Services Briefing - Issue 2, 2013

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(Mar 2013, US)
  Increasing urgency and evidence of opportunity: a survey of chief risk officers in the insurance industry
Insurers have entered a new era. With increased regulatory reform and difficult global macroeconomic conditions, the role of the CRO is changing. This survey highlights four key themes driving fundamental changes in the industry and new ways carriers view, manage and account for risk.

(Jun 2013, Global)
  Business Pulse: top 10 risks and opportunities for insurance in 2013 and beyond
This year’s survey includes perspectives from insurance executives at over 65 global firms and includes two notable additions to our risk ranking.

(Mar 2013, Global)
  Business Pulse: exploring dual perspectives on the top 10 risks and opportunities in 2013 and beyond
Globalization and lingering effects of the financial crisis have intensified the competitive landscape. How can you mitigate risks and maximize opportunities in 2013 and beyond?

(Apr 2013, Global)
  Lessons from change - Key findings from EY's 2012 financial services supplier risk management survey
Our third annual supplier risk management survey offers the latest insights into SRM programs and identifies current themes.

Focus on Internal Audit

Senior Executive Update: Global Insurance Internal Audit - Current insights and emerging trends

We surveyed internal audit leaders for their views on governance, risk and control convergence, social media and more. Get their insights.

Internal Audit’s role during the strategic transactions life cycle

During M&A and divestitures, internal audit provides a critical perspective – assessing and monitoring program management, reviewing controls and providing insights while maintaining independence and objectivity.

Ten key IT considerations for internal audit: effective IT risk assessment and audit planning

Understanding the IT risks addressed here and mapping out a strategy to address them is a simple, yet crucial step, toward effective IT internal audit performance.
See also our Insights on governance, risk and compliance series