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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.

Board effectiveness: four short videos

Given that our April 2015 report on board effectiveness is intended to provoke further discussion and stimulate thoughts on the topic, we captured some immediate reactions from panel members and the audience who attended the report launch event on Monday 13 April 2015. Watch these four short videos to hear their thoughts on:

Policy Pulse March 2016

The UK is experiencing regulatory change and the way we do business is evolving. Policy Pulse (607K) will help you navigate these developments and capitalise on the opportunities they present.

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.

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.