Insights from our Asia-Pacific leaders
How is technology shaping the banker of the future?
How are industry leaders preparing today for the finance workforce of the future? Gary Hwa, EY Global FS Markets Executive Chair and Asia-Pacific Financial Services Regional Managing Partner, weighs in on how financial institutions can bridge the digital talent gap.
Are corporate banks innovating fast enough?
Andrew Gilder, EY Asia-Pacific Banking & Capital Markets Leader, looks at why digital transformation is such an imperative for the sector.
How can banks achieve better returns from their innovation investments?
Only 45% of respondents in our banks survey found “quality of ideas” led to successful innovation in their organization. Learn how to optimize innovation investments in an article from Anshuman Singh, EY Financial Services ASEAN Digital Leader.
Why wealth could be the next big service
Just as digitization has reshaped many industries, "wealth as a service" will see wealth management become as convenient and engaging as online shopping or social media. Read part one of this blog series co-authored by Mark Wightman, EY Asia-Pacific Advisory Leader, Wealth & Asset Management and Mike Lee, Global Wealth & Asset Management Leader.
In a slowing global economy, how can ASEAN’s financial institutions drive growth?
In 2019, the fastest path to growth will come from collaboration. FIs need to embrace innovative business models and digital offerings. Read more in this article from Brian Thung, EY ASEAN Financial Services Leader.
Will ASEAN continue to be a bright spot for FS investments in 2019?
ASEAN promises to retain a strong attraction for both financial investors and corporates looking for growth in 2019 in this article from Stuart Last, EY ASEAN Financial Services Transaction Advisory Leader.
Focus on Cybersecurity
How do you know you’re investing in the right cyber risk strategies?
Financial institutions are making million-dollar cyber investment decisions to mitigate threats, but proving them right remains a challenge.
China Cybersecurity Law. A bigger change than Y2K?
The paradigm-shifting compliance requirements of Cybersecurity Law present unprecedented challenges for financial institutions with operations in China. Are you ready?
Owning, using, and protecting data: opportunities and risks for leading insurers
Insurance Governance Leadership Network participants explore issues around the challenge to manage the tension between deriving strategic value from data, safeguarding consumer rights, and maintaining industry and company reputations.
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Focus on Financial Crime
Asia-Pacific Financial Crime Webcast - Effective transaction monitoring
Our regional Financial Crime leaders cover regulatory and industry updates, as well as insights on the implementation of transaction monitoring.
If screening engines present 99% false positives, how can we fix sanctions compliance?
Effective sanctions screening is an increasing priority for financial services firms in Asia-Pacific. Financial institutions need new tools to accurately detect true matches and false positives.
How to maintain trust in global banking’s digital ecosystem
As technology transforms the banking ecosystem, trust is fast becoming a two-way street.
How Know-Your-Customer can deliver digital trust
As banking innovators begin delivering smart services to the unbanked billions, late movers must address their KYC data practices to keep up.
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Focus on Open Banking
How innovation and security could unlock open banking in Australia
Australian consumers are positive but cautious about open banking, requiring regulators to control security and participants to innovate.
How open banking could fast track Hong Kong’s FinTech innovation
Open APIs and other digital banking initiatives offer opportunities for Hong Kong’s traditional financial sector to become a global leader.
How China’s open banking experiment is unfolding
Open banking is thriving in China, driven by an innovation-focused economy and the world’s most digitally connected consumers.
How open banking in Singapore may pivot or remain organic
Singapore is one of the leaders in the EY Open Banking Opportunity Index, ranking high across all four Index indicators.
Will open banking be the key to unlocking financial gains?
With banking fast becoming a data business, security matters ― but should financial services firms focus on delivering benefits?
Five approaches to secure open banking
Open banking offers consumers access to new competitive services, but building and maintaining a secure ecosystem is vital to its growth.
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Three challenges for financial institutions as they compete with new market entrants
Financial Services Leadership Summit participants discuss how the rapid pace of innovation is disrupting financial services. Three key challenges emerged.
As technology advances, will accountability be a casualty?
As the application of technology increases, the accountability mandate must evolve to remain an essential part of banks’ governance toolkit.
From open banking transformation potential to balancing PSD2 and GDPR, our latest payments newsletter looks at some of the hottest trends and developments impacting the industry.
Future of Consumer Banking in Asia-Pacific - three-part series
This series explores how regulatory changes, new technology, disruptive competitors and elevated customer expectations are spurring incumbents to explore a "bank of the future" vision.
If data is the fuel for analytics, how can incumbent insurers ignite their business?
Analytics is an essential tool to help insurers remain competitive but traditional insurers are struggling to get access to the data to enable advanced analytics.
Are legacy systems or legacy mindsets your digital nightmare?
It’s time for insurers to make large-scale digital transformation in the insurance industry. Learn how.
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Will you set the divestment pace, or try to keep up with it?
Our 2019 study reveals the intent to divest remains near an all-time high with portfolio management and deal preparation vital to success.
Competing in a world of sectors without borders
As advancements in technology continue at an unprecedented rate, and developments in adjacent industries bring it closer to the insurance sector, incumbents are under threat from players they previously never expected to compete against.
Becoming a leader of the digital marketplace
Being a successful digital enterprise requires more than investing in the latest technology. Our organizational change checklist will help hone your strategic thinking and guide you on your journey to sustainable success.
Is your treasury function fit for the future or fashioned in the past?
Many treasury functions are taking on additional activities and increasing their strategic importance. Is your corporate treasury evolving fast enough to keep up?
Royal Commission Final Report - Where to next?
EY explores how the Hayne Royal Commission recommendations will impact the Australian finance industry and its regulators and how your organization should prepare for an extended period of implementation.
China further opens up financial sector (VI)
We compare the exposure draft of the CSRC’s new regulations further promoting the opening-up of capital market with the existing regulations.
Webinar replay - IBOR transition: a certainty, not a choice
With the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA), we discuss the global developments, key challenges and opportunities, and how firms can start to prepare for the IBOR transition.
Hong Kong banking and capital markets regulatory outlook 2019
We discuss the top 10 Hong Kong banking and capital markets regulatory themes for 2019 and some longer range emerging regulatory trends.
Four strategies for banks preparing for regulation in the digital age
The global regulatory outlook for 2019 has considerations for banks on their journey toward a 21st century risk and compliance framework.
IFRS 17 Podcast series - DSP and Program Management
In this episode Martyn van Wensveen and Janine Donnelly further explore DSP and program management including three key disciplines to introduce when setting your project up for success.
Five tech trends that will define the future of insurance
Tomorrow’s insurance leaders must prepare for the adoption of blockchain and big data, the growing challenges of cybersecurity and more.
White paper on China commercial health insurance
Our survey shows public health insurance in China offers wide but inadequate coverage, leaving considerable unmet demand. Read how health insurers can thrive.
Unlocking the Greater Bay Area potential for fund managers
Read findings and recommendations from the 2018 Hong Kong Investment Funds Association (HKIFA) and EY joint survey on the Hong Kong asset management industry.
ETF Industry Outlook 2019
ETF providers are now shifting their focus to strategies that center on enhancing distribution, accessing new markets and launching new products, particularly those with higher fees, such as active ETFs, thematic investing and smart beta.
How do you see the opportunities in your obstacles?
The time is ripe for private equity to prosper, but margin concerns remain, according to our 2019 Global Private Equity Survey.
Will your Brexit plans be triggered by the right signals?
Businesses are now starting to realize that planning for Brexit will be a marathon, not a sprint, taking us into 2020 or even 2021 before the details of the end destination might be known.