Financial Services, EMEIA

Welcome to the home of EY Financial Services, EMEIA. Here you can explore our latest thinking, why we are different and how we can help you.

Join the conversation


At EY Financial Services, we share a single focus – to build a better financial services industry, one that is stronger, fairer and more sustainable.
Now more than ever, as we plan for a post-COVID-19 world, financial services companies will need to harness the power of technology to transform their operations at scale and speed, to provide the products and services the customer of the future will demand.
The strength of our EY teams lies in the power of our people and technology, and the possibilities that arise when they converge to reframe the future. With extensive knowledge in financial services transformation, we are driving innovation with risk and regulation insight. Helping companies become stronger and more sustainable.
This is how our EY professionals are helping to build long-term value for our financial services clients. It’s how we play our part in building a better working world.

All articles

How ESG data markets have evolved for financial services

The need for ESG data from financial services organizations is increasing rapidly, and ESG data markets are evolving to meet the demand. Learn more.

Five ways to commit to customer centricity in banking transformation

An alarmingly high number of transformations are unsuccessful. Could a laser focus on customer centricity be the key to success? Learn more.

Six ways asset managers can prepare for an uncertain future

Taking decisive steps to stand out and succeed in a fast-changing world. Learn more.

Mike Lee + 2

How the rise of PayTech is reshaping the payments landscape

PayTech’s relentless disruption of the payments landscape means that only PSPs that offer value beyond payments can compete. Learn more.

Nine considerations for ISO 20022 migration

The ISO 20022 standard can help drive bottom-line results. Explore these considerations as you migrate to ISO 20022.

Understand key challenges and benefits to ISO 20022 migration

The new ISO 20022 messaging standard will bring order to a disjointed payments landscape, but banks need to be prepared. Here’s what to consider.

    Digital and tech transformation

    The CFO Imperative: How do you transform data into insight?

    Finance leaders should accelerate an enhanced approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting. Find out more.

    How can banks transform for a new generation of customers?

    EY’s consumer banking survey reveals how banks need to transform to meet rising customer expectations. Find out more.

    What unseen megatrends will shape your transformation?

    Managing long-term risk is more critical than ever, yet often overlooked. Discover what you may be missing.


      How to accelerate transition finance for net zero

      Learn why FIs need to operate iteratively to effect transition finance at pace and scale in a complex ecosystem.

      Why should financial institutions be on a mission to reduce emissions?

      Accelerating decarbonization is urgent. Learn why private sector institutions must play a key role in addressing the current shortfalls in climate finance.

      How ESG data markets have evolved for financial services

      The need for ESG data from financial services organizations is increasing rapidly, and ESG data markets are evolving to meet the demand. Learn more.

      How data can support financial services when assessing nature impact

      How can financial institutions start assessing their exposure to nature when market data is still evolving? Read more.


        Why financial institutions should transform tax and finance functions

        EY research shows banks, asset managers and insurance companies are reimagining their tax and finance functions. Read more.

        Why transition pathways are critical to net-zero success

        Sector-specific transition pathways are critical to the financial industry’s ability to turn climate ambition into climate action. Learn more.

        Tom Groom + 1

        Four steps financial institutions can take on the path to net zero

        Innovative decarbonization strategies linked to clients’ transition pathways are becoming vital to success. Learn more.

        How financial services can mobilize capital to deliver net zero

        Learn how financial services firms can mobilize the capital flows needed to deliver net zero.

        Tom Groom + 1

          Banking & Capital Markets

          Why first impressions count when redefining client onboarding for banks

          Learn how banks can make onboarding both efficient for customers and effective in safeguarding against financial crime and other risks.

          How financial firms can prepare for the 2024 regulatory landscape

          Financial services firms will need to prioritize both event-driven and existing regulations to capitalize on untapped opportunities. Learn more.

          Four enablers for harnessing the power of PayTech

          Payments providers need to consider customer experience design, risk, technology, and data and analytics to achieve smart growth. Read our latest article.

          As the Basel deadline nears, are banks up for the challenge?

          EY survey shows wide disparities in readiness and approach to Basel 3 Reforms as regulators increase scrutiny following bank failures. Discover more.


            How to revolutionize the insurance value chain with generative AI 

            Prioritizing the right use cases and establishing key capabilities will promote innovation and efficiency across the value chain. Learn more.

            Nine customer types defining the next wave of insurance

            Shifting consumer needs are an invitation for insurers to innovate in pursuit of growth and to stay ahead of new competitive threats. Read more.

              Wealth & Asset Management

              How to navigate the US$18t wealth management challenge

              Wealth managers must shift the narrative to ride the breaking inheritance wave – and avoid running aground. Learn more.

              Five priorities for winning with GenAI in wealth and asset management

              Wealth and asset managers have the opportunity to reimagine their business models and transform their operations with GenAI.

              Mike Lee + 2

              Top 10 resolutions for wealth and asset management success in 2024

              Wealth and asset management firms should aim to be “the best versions of themselves” in what promises to be another challenging year. Read more.

              Are you reframing the future of asset management or is it reframing you?

              AI can help unlock the transformational change that asset managers need to remain relevant in a radically different future. Learn more.

              How will wealth managers deliver personal service in a virtual world?

              The 2023 EY Global Wealth Research Report imagines the next generation of hybrid engagement. How can wealth managers harness the potential benefits?

              Mike Lee + 3

              How can today’s millennial investors drive tomorrow’s business growth? 

              The 2023 EY Global Wealth Research shines a light on unique features of younger investors. How can wealth managers build trust with this vital group?

              Mike Lee + 3

              How wealth managers can secure assets in flux

              Learn how asset movement creates opportunities for wealth managers.

              Mike Lee + 3

              Six ways asset managers can prepare for an uncertain future

              Taking decisive steps to stand out and succeed in a fast-changing world. Learn more.

              Mike Lee + 2

              How will you reframe the future of advice if today’s client is changing?

              Find out how wealth managers and private banks can enhance their clients’ lives using a blend of people and technology to deliver personalized advice.

                Case studies

                How a new technology platform can help banks unlock financing for SMEs

                The Cashbot platform offers banks an online invoice finance solution for SME clients.

                How a global FinTech captured growth in the SME segment

                A global Fintech captured growth in an opportunistic SME segment with a differentiated, holistic strategy. Learn more in this case study.

                How an established insurance company became digital-first

                UK insurer Hastings DIRECT wanted to rewrite the rules of its category by offering a seamless digital customer experience. Learn more about this case study.

                  Transforming financial services

                  EY Nexus is a business transformation platform optimized for financial services. It accelerates innovation, unlocks value in ecosystems and powers frictionless customer experiences.

                  Sustainability in financial services

                  A sustainable world needs sustainable finance. We are helping to build a better financial services industry – one that is stronger, fairer and more sustainable by helping organizations to create value, accelerate the transition, and make a measurable difference.


                  EY Financial Services EMEIA Webcasts

                  Our webcasts are a collaboration between EY and industry professionals covering a wide range of Financial Services topics.

                  Our EMEIA leaders