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April


EY Appoints Michael Solender as Global Vice Chair and General Counsel
London, 17 April 2014
EY is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Solender as Global Vice Chair and General Counsel, effective today, to carry out the global reorganization of the EY legal function and integrate EY’s internal legal operations worldwide.

Ernst & Young Ltd. names Pete Cangany as its Senior Partner in Bermuda
New York, 16 April 2014
EY announced today two leadership changes effective 1 July 2014. Pete Cangany has been named its Senior Partner in Bermuda, and Gil Tucker has been named Chairman of the firm.

Global insurers look to operational excellence to support growth in emerging markets, according to EY
New York, 14 April 2014
As the dramatic rise in consumer income in developing countries continues to drive an unprecedented expansion of the middle class, operational excellence will be an imperative to establish and expand profitable microinsurance in emerging markets.

EY Announces EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award Semifinalists in the Pacific Northwest
Seattle, 8 April 2014
EY today announced semifinalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Pacific Northwest.

EY announces Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2014 semifinalists in Greater Los Angeles
Los Angeles, 8 April 2014
EY today announced semifinalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2014 Award in Greater Los Angeles. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

EY Receives 2014 SAP® Pinnacle Award for Service Transformation
London, 7 April 2014
EY is pleased to announce it has received the 2014 SAP® Pinnacle Award in the category of Service Transformation.

67% of US Executives Plan Higher-Risk Organic Growth, According to EY’s 10th Global Capital Confidence Barometer
New York, 7 April 2014
Low growth and competitive disruption have prompted companies to pursue higher-risk approaches to growth than in the past, according to the tenth edition of the EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer.

Stephen M. Clarke Joins Exempt Organizations Tax Practice of Ernst & Young LLP from IRS
Washington, 7 April 2014
Ernst & Young LLP announced today that Stephen M. Clarke, former tax law specialist, project manager, and guidance group manager with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Exempt Organizations division, has joined the Washington, DC office as an Executive Director in the firm’s Exempt Organization (EO) Tax Services practice.

EY Announces EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award Semifinalists in Northern California
San Francisco, 4 April 2014
EY today announced semifinalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2014 Award in the Northern California region.

EY Announces EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2014 Award Finalists in the Utah Region
Salt Lake City, 3 April 2014
EY today announced finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2014 Award in the Utah Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

2014 proxy season shows increased investor attention to board composition and director accountability
New York, 3 April 2014
An emerging dynamic of the 2014 proxy season is the move toward a greater focus on board effectiveness.

EY Announces Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2014 Award Semifinalists in Orange County
Irvine, 2 April 2014
EY today announced 29 semifinalist companies for the EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2014 Award in the Orange County region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

LogiStar Solutions signs agreement to join EY, expanding its SAP supply chain execution services
New York, 2 April 2014
The EY organization announced today that LogiStar Solutions, a leading provider of SAP Supply Chain Execution (SCE) services, has signed an agreement for all of its operations to join EY member firms in the US, Canada and Mexico.

10 Last Minute Tax Tips from the EY Tax Guide 2014
New York, 1 April 2014
As the April 15 filing deadline quickly approaches, many taxpayers are racing to beat the clock, but don't forgo accuracy for speed!

March


EY Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award Semifinalists in San Diego
San Diego, March 31, 2014
EY today announced 27 semifinalist companies for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award in the San Diego region.The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Ernst & Young LLP receives record five 2014 Association of Management Consulting Firms' Spotlight Awards
New York, 31 March 2014
Ernst & Young LLP announced today that it is the recipient of an unprecedented five Association of Management Consulting Firms' (AMCF) Spotlight Awards for Value and Excellence in Consulting, winning trophies in the categories of Change Management, Growth Strategies, Developing Markets, Operating Model Design, and New & Digital Media.

Q1 '14 US IPO Activity Doubled from Q1 '13
New York, 26 March 2014
The U.S. IPO market experienced a booming first quarter, and pharmaceutical companies are leading the way with 23 deals thus far.

Ernst & Young LLP ranks No. 1 in accounting and No. 4 in business on the US Universum Undergrad Overall IDEAL Employer Survey
New York, 25 March 2014
Today Universum announced that accounting students ranked Ernst & Young LLP No. 1 in accounting for the seventh consecutive year and business students ranked the firm No. 4 in business on its US Universum Undergrad Overall IDEAL Employer Survey.

Hedge Fund Managers rank EY top global accounting firm
New York, 25 March 2014
Hedge fund managers voted EY as the top global accounting organization in this year's Institutional Investor's Alpha 2014 Alpha Awards.

Companies are missing opportunities to mine big data to reduce fraud risk and improve anti-bribery compliance
London, 19 March 2014
EY's 2014 global forensic data analytics survey, Big risks require big data thinking, highlights that 63% of senior executives surveyed at leading companies around the world, agree that they need to do more to improve their anti-fraud and anti-bribery procedures, including the use of forensic data analytics (FDA).

Former Legislative Assistant to Senator Enzi Joins EY
Washington, 18 March 2014
Eric Oman has joined the organization as an Executive Director in International Tax Services after more than three years as the Legislative Assistant to US Sen. Michael B. Enzi (WY), a member of the US Senate Finance and Budget Committees.

EY seeks exceptional women entrepreneurs for its 2014 Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program
New York, 17 March 2014
EY is looking for women entrepreneurs with the vision and passion to accelerate the growth of their companies for its 2014 North American Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ Program.

BPM Specialists, Inc. joins Ernst & Young LLP, expanding its business process management capabilities
New York, 17 March 2014
Ernst & Young LLP announced today that BPM Specialists, Inc., a leading provider of business process management technology services, has joined the organization in the US. BPM Specialists, Inc. (BPMS) focuses on building enterprise systems, in particular, configuring Pega software applications for Fortune 500 companies.

Regulatory changes more worrisome than tax reform
Houston, 12 March 2014
Accounting, tax and finance professionals in the energy industry believe that environmental regulations – not tax reform – will have the greatest impact on capital investment decisions in the coming years.

Risk-based approach to social compliance programs can improve human rights conditions in supply chains
New York, 10 March 2014
Despite the efforts of corporate social compliance programs that have swelled in the aftermath of tragedies like the 2013 incident at Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Garment Factory, risks of egregious human rights abuses in some corporate supply chains persist.

Ernst & Young LLP recognized with two Rising Stars of the Profession Awards by Consulting Magazine
New York, 10 March 2014
Anthony Carmello and Anthony Swanson named winners in Leadership and Strategy Consulting categories, respectively.

Former IRS Tax Attorney David Kirk Joins EY
Washington, 3 March 2014
David H. Kirk, former tax attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), joins Ernst & Young LLP’s Washington, DC office.

February


EY Global Chairman and CEO Mark Weinberger's statement on KPMG's Michael Andrew's retirement
New York, 27 February 2014
"In his over 30 years at KPMG, Michael Andrew has been a great asset to KPMG and a leader in our profession."

FMCG companies need to drive margins as economy turns
London, 24 February 2014
FMCG has been a safe sector for investors looking for predictable margins and stable returns during the economic crisis.

Ernst & Young LLP is the #1 firm in taking companies public in the Western U.S. and across the country
San Jose, 20 February 2014
In 2013, the US IPO market hit levels not seen since 2004, and Ernst & Young LLP led the way in the Western United States, advising 42 percent of the companies that went public.

Big ticket transformative deals surge in 2013 driving global technology M&A value to a post-dotcom-bubble record
New York, 18 February 2014
Opportunity and disruption combined in 2013 to drive global technology M&A aggregate value up 65% to a post-dotcom-bubble record of US$188.2b, according to EY's Global technology M&A update: October–December 2013 and year in review report

New book examines challenges of political leadership
Washington, 18 February 2014
The Government and Public Sector practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides insight on the management challenges of top US political appointees and presents findings from a four-year study in a new book, What Government Does: How Political Executives Manage.

Consumer confidence in global banking industry bounces back
London, 18 February 2014
After a number of years of sharp decline, confidence in the banking industry is on the rise, trust in individual banks is high and most customers across the globe are satisfied enough to recommend their main banking provider, finds EY's 2014 global consumer banking survey.

EY Advisory Services selected as 2014 CRM Watchlist Elite winner
New York, 10 February 2014
The Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young LLP has been named to the 2014 CRM Watchlist, a prestigious list of prominent companies developed by customer strategy consultant, Paul Greenberg.

Companies need to tailor employment offerings in the BRICs to secure and keep top talent and increase competitive advantage
New York, 5 February 2014
If companies are to be more successful in their approach to recruiting and retaining talented employees in emerging markets they need to understand what professionals value from them as employers, by country and by profession.

Ernst & Young LLP named in the Top 10 for NAFE's 2014 Top Companies for Executive Women list
New York, 4 February 2014
Ernst & Young LLP has been named one of the 2014 "NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women" by the National Association for Female Executives, which honors American corporations that identify and promote successful women.

January


High-performing international trade leaders convene to discuss trends, challenges, best practices at EY Global Trade Symposium
New York, 30 January 2014
Our Global Trade Symposium report provides insight from industry leaders of international trade functions into how effective trade management can enable corporate growth and competitive success.

A look back at unconventional resources shapes what's to come
Houston, 29 January 2014
The continuing surge in US oil and natural gas production – primarily from unconventional resources, such as shale gas and light, tight oil, made the US the oil and gas industry's largest source of growth.

"Innovation at the center" emerges as fundamental for media and entertainment businesses
New York, 28 January 2014
EY's Sustaining digital leadership! study, released today, shows leading media and entertainment (M&E) companies are putting continuous innovation at the center of everything they do.

New wave of rapid-growth markets provide significant opportunities for global insurers
London, 23 January 2014
Global insurance companies seeking to expand their businesses are increasingly looking to a new wave of rapid-growth markets (RGMs) as well as the BRICs.

Private equity CFOs play expanded role in facilitating growth despite formidable regulatory challenges through strategic investment in process and technology
New York, 22 January 2014
Confronted with numerous changes that affect their business model, most CFOs at private equity firms recognize that global regulation and compliance, as well as operational efficiency, are the top challenges facing their firms over the next two years, according to Navigating the headwinds, EY’s inaugural global private equity survey in collaboration with PEI.

80% of Global Executives that Pursued a Strategic Divestment over Past Two Years Saw Positive Impact on Valuation According to EY Global Divestiture Survey
New York, 20 January 2014
Eighty percent of executives that based divestment decisions on a strategic portfolio review saw an increase in value, according to a new report from EY.

Ernst & Young LLP names Thear Suzuki to lead Southwest Advisory practice
Dallas, 21 January 2014
Suzuki appointed as SW regional Advisory practice leader on the heels of being recognized as Future Leader by Consulting Magazine.

Ernst & Young LLP selected for FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the 16th consecutive year
New York, 16 January 2014
For the 16th consecutive year, Ernst & Young LLP appears on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list.

Amid a comback of confidence, growth final returns to the CFO agenda: EY survey
New York, 13 January 2014
Fifty-five percent of finance executives say their companies are focused on growth, according to the CFO Capital Confidence Barometer results released by EY, a leader in assurance, tax, transaction, advisory services and strategic growth markets.

Big pharma's need to tap M&A for growth will persist in 2014, while dealmaking landscape becomes more competitive
San Francisco, 13 January 2014
Big pharma stayed on the sidelines in the 2013 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market despite a continuing need to close a revenue "growth gap" that is expected to reach US$100 billion by 2015.

Mayor Reed and EY kick off 28th annual EY Entrepreneur of the YearTM program
San Jose, 9 January 2014
The Honorable Chuck Reed, Mayor of San Jose, and Councilmember Sam Liccardo teamed with Kailesh Karavadra, Managing Principal of Ernst & Young LLP's San Jose office, and Ernst & Young LLP partner Ernie Cortes to kick off the top business awards program in the country -- the 28th Annual EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards -- in its search for the top entrepreneurs in Northern California.

Mayor Garcetti and EY kick off 28th annual EY Entrepreneur of the YearTM program
Los Angeles, 8 January 2014
The Honorable Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, teamed with Ernst & Young LLP partners Patrick Niemann, April Spencer, Brian Ring and Michael Kacsmar today to kick off the top business awards program in the country -- the 28th Annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards -- in its search for entrepreneurs in Greater Los Angeles.

And the Golden Globe® goes to… Ernst & Young LLP marks more than 40 years making sure everything adds up for the Golden Globe Awards
Los Angeles, 7 January 2014
This marks the 41st year that Ernst & Young LLP will tabulate and safeguard the results of the Golden Globe Awards®.

Ernst & Young LLP hosts eighth annual Discover EY event to support underrepresented minority students and sixth annual Campus Diversity and Inclusiveness Roundtable
New York, 7 January 2014
Over 150 high-achieving, ethnically diverse students from across 64 US campuses will convene for Ernst & Young LLP's eighth annual Discover EY event on Jan. 8-10 in New York City.