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The G7 tax agreement and what it means for multinational insurers
Recent media reports of the G7 tax agreement have essentially given the go-ahead for OECD “Pillar One” and “Pillar Two” Read More
Operational Resilience and Cybersecurity: How prepared is your organisation against operational disruption?
The recent cybersecurity attack in Ireland highlights the growing trend in destructive attacks we are seeing across the board, not Read More
Fitness and Probity – are you ready for the enhanced regime?
Fitness and Probity – are you compliant and ready for the enhanced regime? The topic of fitness and probity has Read More
Digital Operational Resilience
Resilience The term “resilience” has been a much-used buzzword on the strategic radar of firms for some time now. Since Read More
CBI Cross Industry Guidance on Operational Resilience – CP140
Operational resilience, the idea of a “bend, don’t break” strategy, has long been a focus of policy makers and regulators Read More
Global Basel 3 Reforms Survey 2021
How do you capitalise on capital regulations? Many regulatory initiatives have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and the implementation Read More
Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR): March 2021 and beyond
New disclosure requirements for financial market participants and financial advisers under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) The Sustainable Finance Disclosure Read More
2021 Global Insurance Outlook
Accelerating change to create value EY’s 2021 Global Insurance Outlook report focuses on where the industry is today and how it can Read More
Climate change and sustainability: global financial regulators step up the pace
As the financial impacts of climate change become clearer, regulators and supervisors are increasingly focused on the breadth and depth Read More

The implications of Covid-19 for lessor assessment of expected credit losses (ECL)
With airlines continuing to seek rental payment deferrals, lessors need to be clear and consistent in how collectability considerations are Read More
2021 Global Banking Outlook
Can banks turn today’s disruption into tomorrow’s transformation? In last year’s Global Banking Outlook, we forecast challenges to banks that Read More
Leading the parade – a forced march to the beat of a climate change drum
EY’s James Maher, Insurance Sector Leader for EY Financial Services, writes about climate change for the January 2021 issue of Read More
Why EY will be looking for ‘fighter pilots, not plane spotters’ next year
EY’s Jefferson Cowhig,  Associate Partner, Technology Consulting talks to Silicon Republic about how technology leaders and professionals can prepare for Read More
Economic Eye: Winter 2020
The EY Economic Eye Forecast provides economic analysis of the all-island economy across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It is currently the only Read More
Covid-19 impairment considerations for lessors
The Covid-19 pandemic has forced commercial airlines worldwide to ground their fleets and has brought with it what some consider Read More
ETF Research 2020: can ETFs scale new heights in an unfamiliar environment?
EY’s latest ETF research, which you can download below, shows that ETF promoters’ growth plans are based on product innovation, Read More
ESG Disclosures for Asset Managers under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (the SFDR)
EY's Muntasir Khaleik, Wealth and Asset Management Director, writes about the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation for Finance Dublin.  You may Read More
EY CFO Outlook Podcast with Myles O’Grady, Group CFO and Executive Director at Bank of Ireland
We are delighted to introduce our new monthly podcast series, EY CFO Outlook, as part of the EY CFO Agenda Read More
Practical considerations for finance leaders on the impact of Covid-19
The initial response of organisations to the Covid-19 pandemic was defence. We saw CFOs and finance leaders focusing on fast-moving Read More
Compliance and balancing agility
For more than a decade, and in the context of increasing pressure from regulators, financial service firms have continued to Read More
Covid-19: managing your IT risk and control environment
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to bring uncertainty to organisations globally and nationally. Financial services firms have navigated through significant disruption Read More
Ireland’s insurance industry, Covid-19, and the path to recovery
For the Finance Dublin yearbook James Maher, Partner and Head of Insurance at EY Financial Services, provides an overview of Read More
The Changing World of the CFO
Danny Buckley, who leads EY’s FS Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team, was recently interviewed by Nick Saalfeld for Soldo Magazine Read More
Meaningful work for accountancy and finance professionals in the digital age
The adoption of digital technologies presents significant opportunities for accountancy and finance professionals to achieve rewarding, meaningful work experiences, as Read More
EY Megatrends 2020 and beyond
Understanding megatrends will help you see opportunities where others don’t. The world changed in March 2020. Almost overnight, the Covid-19 Read More
The new EU ESG regulatory framework and its implications for asset managers
The European Commission has put together a sustainability package embracing a regulatory framework for securities and investment funds built around Read More
Returning to the workplace and work reimagined
The Covid-19 pandemic has presented critical people issues for organisations to assess and address. Many of us have a newfound Read More
Covid-19: stress testing
After a number of years of benign economic conditions, volatility caused by the coronavirus pandemic means that stress testing has once Read More
IFRS 9: latest insights on expected credit losses and the challenges ahead
In Spring 2020, EY performed a review of first quarter (Q1) financial disclosures made available by 18 banking institutions head-quartered Read More
Financial services in a time of change: the risks and potential rewards
In this wide-ranging interview with Finance Dublin, the Managing Partner of EY Financial Services, Eoin MacManus, provides a perspective on Read More
Covid-19 accounting considerations for aircraft lessors
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused the grounding of more than 16,000 passenger jets worldwide and has brought with it what Read More
Measuring fair value of financial assets in turbulent times
The coronavirus pandemic has been a significant challenge for businesses and economies since it emerged at the beginning of 2020.  Read More
Third Party Risk Management Survey
Covid-19 is raising concerns about the resilience of enterprises globally. One potentially overlooked vulnerability is the increasing dependence on third Read More
Annual adjustment of VAT recovery rates
If your business is involved in VAT exempt and VAT taxable activities and consequently is only entitled to partial VAT Read More
External fraud implications of Covid-19
The recent abrupt changes in working practices arising from Covid-19 have heightened the risk of financial institutions to external fraud. Read More
Navigating the impacts of Covid-19 on financial crime compliance
At the beginning of 2020, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) indicated that anti-money laundering and the prevention of financial Read More
Internal fraud implications of Covid-19
The Covid-19 pandemic is a major event that is continuing to impact global businesses and economies in many ways. The Read More
Covid-19 implications: the whistle-blowing function
In times of significant disruption, the risk profiles of organisations increase. This is due to a combination of an increase Read More
The CEO perspective: How Covid-19 is defining business purpose
In these trying times, the temptation for businesses to almost exclusively focus on the operational, the tactical or the near-term Read More
Operational resilience: how to withstand, respond and recover your business
Operational resilience is a set of techniques that allow people, processes and informational systems to adapt to changing patterns. It Read More
Enabling people: leading practices in remote working
In the last number of weeks since we have moved to remote working, we have a new appreciation for what Read More
Third party risk management and the impact of Covid-19
Third party risk management is relevant across all financial services sectors considering broad dependencies on third parties - whether vendors, Read More
Covid-19: Insurance impact and response
Insurance has a role to play in the current pandemic: now is a moment of truth for the industry to Read More
Covid-19 economic impact
Covid-19 will permanently change the shape of the economy on the island of Ireland. Sadly, many lives will be lost Read More
IASB and regulators highlight IFRS 9 ECL requirements during pandemic
The impact of the coronavirus pandemic is evolving rapidly. In March, we issued ‘Applying IFRS, Accounting considerations of the coronavirus Read More
Responding to evolving cybersecurity challenges
Prioritising health during the Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in a new way of working for businesses across the globe, with Read More
Working together to transmit stimulus – March 2020
In recent weeks, we have observed incredible efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic – medically through the response of healthcare Read More
Covid-19: IFRS accounting considerations
The impact of Covid-19 is evolving rapidly. The pandemic has required entities in many different countries to limit or suspend Read More
2020 Global Bank Regulatory Outlook
Four major themes dominating the regulatory landscape in 2020 EY’s 2020 global bank regulatory outlook is set against a period Read More
Tenth annual EY/IIF Global Bank Risk Management Survey
For the past ten years, EY and the Institute of International Finance (IIF) have monitored the banking industry’s approach to Read More
EY Financial Services Brexit Tracker
Financial Services firms go quiet on relocation announcements as focus moves to securing a strong future trading relationship Over the Read More
Finance of the Future Survey Report 2019
EY Financial Services is delighted to introduce our Finance of the Future survey report, which is specific to the financial Read More
How does ESG create value for investors?
The bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mae; the collapse of Lehman Brothers; the takeover of Merrill Lynch by Bank Read More
Tax technology – it’s time to act
Tax is at a turning point. As the asset management industry continues to grow, and assets under management reach new Read More
How to achieve agility in alternative investments
New target operating models for asset managers Our latest annual Global Alternative Fund Survey found that over one-third of investors Read More
Insurance Chief Risk Officer survey
From July to September 2018, EY carried out a survey of Insurance Chief Risk Officers (CROs) across Ireland, the UK Read More
CP86 and Organisational Effectiveness
Organisational effectiveness is rising high on the agenda, with the Central Bank’s intentions to conduct assessments in 2019. Here’s what Read More
Long awaited EU Money Market Funds reforms kick in, with RDM due to end soon
The reverse distribution mechanism (RDM), the facility that has allowed money market funds to maintain a constant net asset value Read More
Brexit sparks wholesale disruption of personal data transfer
As the uncertainty over Brexit persists despite the looming deadline of 29 March, the UK crashing out of the EU Read More
Eight topics that should be topping the agenda for boards in 2019
The speed of change and an increasingly complex business landscape make corporate governance more challenging for boards with every year Read More
The Future of SME Banking
Evolving SME needs and advances in technology have lead to dynamic changes in the SME Banking industry. The path from Read More
Culture and conduct have moved centre stage for leadership teams
Behaviour and culture have moved steadily up the agenda for financial services firms, with the Central Bank of Ireland indicating Read More
Ireland FinTech Census 2018 – a snapshot of the Irish FinTech landscape
EY is committed to supporting the Irish FinTech sector and, in collaboration with Enterprise Ireland, is proud to publish the Read More
Funds Forum 2018 – key insights
EY’s annual Funds Forum took place on Tuesday, 4 December at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. The event brought together the industry’s Read More
Active ETFs: opportunities and obstacles
As ETF promoters look to launch new products that can help generate a higher fee income, active ETFs are an Read More
Disruption in alternative asset management reaches tipping point
Market conditions and changing investor preferences are creating new challenges for hedge fund managers’ capital raising ambitions writes EY’s Fergus Read More
Nearly a quarter of asset managers expect Europe’s ETF industry to grow by more than 20 per cent
The latest research by EY on the ETF industry shows the industry is confident that double-digit growth will continue. Lisa Read More
Brexit watch – spotlight on financial services
The most recent issue of EY’s Brexit watch publication includes a spotlight on financial services, discussing the key areas of Read More
Top ten risks facing global airlines – EY 2018 survey
Please note that this article relates to the 2018 research - view our latest findings here.  Oil prices have been Read More
Global Bank Risk Management Survey 2018
Over the last nine years, EY, in collaboration with the Institute of International Finance (IIF), has monitored the banking industry’s Read More
Interest rate benchmark reform – what asset managers need to know
There’s been so much noise around Brexit that it could be drowning out the details of an arguably bigger concern Read More
Regulatory focus on value for money in ETFs
New regulations will challenge ETF providers to demonstrate leadership on value – which is about much more than price. How Read More
Is cybersecurity about more than protection?
Global Information Security Survey 2018-2019 A year after organisations were rocked by a series of large-scale cybersecurity breaches and ongoing Read More
IBOR transition – IFRS accounting challenges and considerations
The transition from Interbank Offered Rates (IBORs), including London Interbank Offered Rates (LIBORs) and Euro Offered Rates (EURIBORs), means big Read More
Brexit and asset managers – where are we now?
It’s hard not to get lost in the day to day politics of Brexit. Put simply, post withdrawal, the relationship Read More
The CBI’s Guidance on Fund Management Companies (FMCs)
In December 2016, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) published its final guidance on Consultation Paper 86 “Fund Management Companies – Read More
The Scope and Evolution of Compliance
The nature of compliance in financial institutions is evolving, in response to the changing nature of the business and regulatory Read More
Enhancing the investment process through AI
Our Wealth and Asset Management team is finding that some of the largest asset managers are now reaching a critical Read More
Implementing IFRS 9: a guide for lessors
IFRS 9 brings together the classification and measurement, impairment and hedge accounting sections of the IASB’s project. Effective for annual Read More
What does the new EU benchmark regulation (BMR) mean for the funds industry?
Benchmarks Background A benchmark is defined as “a standard or point of reference against which things may be compared”. Such Read More
Is the way Irish SMEs finance themselves set to radically change?
Despite proliferation of non-bank financing options Irish SMEs are slow to tap new providers The SME market plays a significant Read More
How do you teach AI the value of trust?
The potential for Artificial Intelligence (AI) to transform the world is tremendous, but it is quickly outpacing the organisational governance Read More
Can you combine the power of human and machine through intelligent automation?
Financial services companies have been embracing automation for some time now. Robotic process automation (RPA) has already made its mark, Read More
How can regulation keep up as innovation races ahead?
The technology revolution has changed every aspect of financial markets. For consumers, this transformation has made financial services more affordable, Read More
What does GDPR mean for the asset management industry?
Almost three months on from the GDPR compliance deadline, many large firms are still not completely GDPR-compliant. In the rush Read More
IFRS 9 expected credit loss: making sense of the transition impact
For banks reporting under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), January 1st marked the transition to the IFRS 9 expected credit Read More
IFRS 9 Impairment Banking Survey 2018
Since IFRS 9 came into effect on January 1st 2018, we have seen wide-scale transformation to meet the requirements of Read More
Brexit for insurance: implications and options for life and pension firms
With limited time left before Britain formally leaves the EU in March 2019, businesses of all kinds are grappling with Read More
Investing in the Irish loan portfolio transaction market
This is an interesting and active time for the Irish loan portfolio market. Regulatory pressure and changing investor demands are Read More
Insurance Accounting Alert, May 2018
IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts (IFRS 17 or the standard) represents a fundamental change to accounting practice for entities issuing insurance Read More
Applying IFRS 17
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued IFRS17 Insurance Contracts (the standard) in May 2017, effective for annual periods beginning Read More
VAT on HP: Potential Significant Change
AG holds that vehicle hire purchase agreements constitute a single taxable supply On 3 May 2018, Advocate General (AG) Szpunar Read More
Robots join the team
Welcome to the latest publication from EY, where we examine automation, transformation and the future of actuarial work for insurers. Read More
IFRS: Accounting for crypto-assets
Crypto-assets experienced a breakout year in 2017, with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies seeing their prices surge as public awareness increased. Read More
Global Regulatory Network Update
Welcome to the newly launched EY Global Regulatory Network briefing, which focuses on some of the key developments shaping our Read More
Brexit: The key issues that asset managers face
Eight key issues that asset managers may face as a result of Brexit Today, the asset management sector is a Read More
Brexit: Issues to consider for wealth managers
Wealth management firms have a specific and vital mandate: to seek optimal returns, in markets across the globe, that best Read More
Extension of QI Certification Deadline
The IRS announced on 22 February 2018 that the deadline for Responsible Officers of Qualified Intermediaries (QIs), Withholding Partnerships (WPs) Read More
The introduction of the EU Global Data Protection Regulation “GDPR”, which replaces the existing data protection framework under the EU Read More
Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey 2018
Welcome to the 2017 Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey. In this report, we look at the findings from our latest Read More
The 2018 Global Private Equity Survey
As private equity firms aggressively seek new opportunities to grow their portfolios and their business, they are keenly aware of Read More
The EY IFRS 9 Classification and Measurement (C&M) Banking Survey
As we move adopt IFRS 9, there is a heightened focus on IFRS 9 Classification and Measurement (C&M) requirements of Read More
Global Information Security Survey 2017/2018
Cybersecurity regained: preparing to face cyber attacks – Global Information Security Survey 2017-18 We are pleased to share the findings Read More
On the map with aircraft leasing: A jurisdictional analysis
As we move into 2018, we explore four aircraft leasing regimes worldwide to assist your decision making process for new leasing Read More
The EY outlook for Asset Management in 2018
As we move into a new financial year, the outlook for Wealth & Asset management globally is strong. Currently, we Read More
Dublin hosts conference for 660 EY Financial Services partners
Last month EY's new EMEIA FS regional managing partner Marcel van Loo hosted a conference at the Convention Centre in Read More
Changes impacting aircraft leasing 2018-2022
Welcome to the first of two articles we are launching for the aircraft leasing industry in January 2018. The international tax Read More
FATCA and CRS Update – Five Key Messages
EY held a breakfast briefing late 2017 where a member of Revenue’s Automatic Exchange of Information team, Deirdre Free, joined Read More
Passive funds on track to exceed active funds by 2027
Exchange Traded Funds are uniquely placed to benefit from the shift to passive and will reach $7.6t globally by the Read More
Understanding and implementing IFRS9
IFRS 9 is effective for annual periods beginning on or after 1 Jan 2018. The standard replaces the existing standard Read More
Brian Hayes MEP: How can the financial services sector prepare for Brexit?
At a recent Brussels Briefing on Brexit at EY in Dublin, Brian Hayes MEP called for a transitional period that Read More
How banks can join the platform economy
This is an edited version of a paper by Imran Gulamhuseinwala, Global Fintech Leader at EY, originally published for the 2017 Read More
The EY Global ETF Report 2017: Reshaping around the investor
EY is proud to launch our fifth annual global study of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Despite persistent economic and political volatility, Read More
Country-by-Country Reporting: Filing extension granted by Irish Revenue
On Friday 24 November the Irish Revenue published an eBrief (eBrief No. 107/17) stating that "Due to the late availability Read More
Cyber simulations: The key to solid crisis management planning
Cyber risk is arguably today’s predominant business issue, commanding attention from commercial organisations, the media, regulators and worldwide governments alike. Read More
Culture Counts: Paying for the culture the bank wants to achieve
Risk-taking is the essence of banking. A good risk culture is one that manages risk correctly from the perspective of Read More
Brexit timeline: the path from here to 2022
It has been almost 18 months since the United  Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU). Having submitted Read More
Impact of IFRS 17 on insurance: data, systems and processes
An unprecedented wave of new reporting and regulatory requirements are driving changes that are significantly impacting the way insurers manage Read More
In a future where data is everywhere, who will keep it out of the wrong hands?
With less than 7 months to go to the GDPR deadline of 25th May 2018, we asked insurance companies operating Read More
Tracking funds in an ever-changing environment
In light of a variety of regulatory, tax and accounting developments, the competitiveness of index funds in Europe may face Read More
Synge Street’s little surfers learn to ride the web with CybersafeIreland & EY
EY celebrated the launch of their sponsorship of CyberSafeIreland with a visit to Bunscoil Sancta Maria on Synge Street on Read More
The £7trillion question: An FCA Market Study
The FCA regulates a market with over £7 trillion of assets under management, making it the second largest market in Read More
The future of tax: Robotic Process Automation
Today, humans are the typical vehicle to move data across platforms. Around the time of tax deadlines, teams whose time Read More
Bank risk management: a revolution in all but name
The banking industry has been transforming the way it manages risk. Over the last seven years, EY, in collaboration with Read More
Banking Union: navigating through Europe’s shifting landscape of bank supervision
In November 2014, banks across the Eurozone entered a new world. Barely recovered from the financial crisis, they found themselves Read More
How to thrive in the new regulatory age
Banking is being reshaped by technological innovation and growing regulatory demands, giving rise to an opportunity for disruptive innovation. New players Read More
The EY IFRS 9 Impairment Survey 2017
As 1 January 2018 quickly approaches banks are working extremely hard to get ready for a whole new world of Read More
The changing shape of Irish retail banking in a digital world
With the proliferation of fintech companies and innovation in the financial services industry, EY's Niall Corrigan says there is a Read More
IFRS 17 and European insurers: What are the implications?
The implementation of IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts for periods commencing on or after 1 January 2021 represents the most significant Read More
Brexit: If you haven’t started yet, you may already be running late
There are a number of important things financial institutions need to know about establishing in Ireland in the wake of Read More
Knowing the “why”: analysing customer behaviour
This article originally appeared on The Alwin Club, courtesy of Kevin Koenig, EY Partner, David Bassi Executive Director at EY and Franck Chevalier, EY Partner  The Read More
The macroeconomic outlook: Improved profit for global banks in 1Q 2017
The Macro Economic Outlook Financial performance in 1Q 2017 generally improved from 1Q 2016, however, results were somewhat flattered by Read More
“NotPetya” ramsomware – the new normal, or not really what it seems?
For the second time in as many months we are seeing a large-scale cyber-attack campaign which is impacting businesses globally. Read More
The race is on: Can Dublin win post-Brexit business?
As Dublin vies with Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Paris to woo bankers, insurers and fund managers from London as the UK Read More
EY Fraud Survey 2017 – Human Instinct and Machine Logic meet
We are delighted to share with you the findings of EY Fraud Survey 2017: Human Instinct, Machine Logic - which do Read More
Tax Alert: OECD and HMRC Tax Evasion Enforcement
There continues to be strong political commitment globally to tackle tax evasion.  Earlier this month, the OECD announced the opening Read More
Cyber Alert: Are you at risk?
With so much noise around cyber security and guidance on mitigating against these cyber risks coming from every corner – Read More
WannaCry: The latest evolution of Ransomware
While the reporting of cyber crime events in the media has seen a marked increase in the last 5 years, the latest Ransomware incident titled WannaCry, Read More
Global tax points for insurers
I am pleased to launch the latest edition of Global tax points for insurers, the EY newsletter which provides you Read More
Global Banking Outlook 2017: Uncertainty is no excuse for inaction
The year ahead is one of uncertainty for banks globally, but given the expectation of shareholders and even regulators, uncertainty Read More
Tax Alert: Securitisation Entities (March 2017)
Update to the Tax notification requirements for Section 110 securitisation entities The Finance Act 2016 introduced changes to the way Read More
Global Insurance CFO Survey 2017
Welcome to the Global Insurance CFO Survey 2017.  Over the last 12 months, we conducted our largest-ever survey of CFOs Read More
‘Sheer audacity’ of cyber attacks pose increased risk to Irish businesses
Growing in frequency, sophistication and sheer audacity, cyber attacks pose an increasing threat to Irish organisations. But many executives and Read More
Tax transparency momentum to accelerate in 2017
There is no doubt that the world is definitely walking towards full tax transparency. Although tax transparency regimes are not Read More
Customer Tax Operations and Reporting
Given the increased scrutiny on tax matters, now more than ever is the time to ensure compliance with US and Read More
Country by Country Reporting for Financial Services Organisations
Certain financial entities will be familiar with country by country reporting for the purposes of Capital Requirements Directive IV (CRD Read More
Cyber Resilience: Global Information Security Survey 2016
I am delighted to share EY’s flagship thought leadership report Path to Cyber Resilience: Sense, resist, react.  Our report, now Read More
VAT Alert – VAT treatment of payment-related services
VAT Alert: On 26 May 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) released its judgments in two Read More
CEO Fraud – An ancient attack with a new dimension
Confidence-based CEO fraud has been around for decades, maybe even centuries, so why is it a new headline? Recent headlines Read More
Tax Alert – ECOFIN reaches political agreement on anti-tax avoidance directive (ATAD)
There has been a recent development in the EU tax law, the EU anti-tax avoidance directive (“ATAD”).  While the development Read More
Global Tax Update – Brazil tax update for Irish lessors
Brazil amends regulations related to taxation of capital gains earned by nonresidents and cross-border payments related to rental or lease Read More
Exhange Traded Funds growth continues its march—but how can the industry sustain this?
With 22 consecutive months of growth and a summer of record highs, momentum continues in the ETF industry—investors’ global trend Read More
As consumers become more sophisticated – can today’s banks remain relevant?
The rate of innovation and disruption across the financial services industry continues to challenge banks as they struggle to keep Read More
Tax Alert: New Tax Regime proposed for Irish Real Estate Funds
Further changes to draft legislation at Report Stage of Finance Bill Irish Real Estate Funds Tax Changes - Latest With Read More
Get ready for robots
Welcome to our new report 'Get ready for robots - Why planning makes the difference between success and disappointment', and Read More
Global Tax Points for Insurers
Welcome to the latest edition of Global tax points for insurers, the EY newsletter which provides you with news on current Read More
Tax Alert: Section 110 entities (Nov 2016)
Major change to the notification requirements for S110 entities Background The recently published Finance Bill 2016 announced changes to the Read More
Irish Tax Alert – Irish funds to suffer increased Brazilian withholding tax
Irish funds invested in Brazil will suffer increased rates of Brazilian withholding tax on payments of income and gains made Read More
Global ETF Survey 2016: Integrated innovation – the key to sustainable growth
The ETF industry continues to extend its stunning track record of expansion.  We expect strong growth in ETF assets to Read More
Global Consumer Banking Survey 2016
The rate of innovation and disruption across the financial services industry continues to challenge banks as they struggle to keep Read More
How companies can stay ahead of evolving cyber threats
In this article originally published in Finance Dublin in September 2016, Simon Collins, EY Director of Cybersecurity, explores how companies can Read More
Managers optimistic on funds growth
EY’s Lisa Kealy analyses the results of an EY Survey which shows regulated funds are entering a period of strong Read More
European Insurance Outlook 2015
Analysing the European Insurance Outlook 2015 Insurers face many challenges this year including soft pricing conditions and tight profit margins.  Read More
Global regulatory network executive briefing
Proposed changes to the Basel capital framework — 2016, rush for the finish line? The Basel Committee of Banking Supervision Read More
EY’s 14th Global Fraud Survey
EY’s 14th Global Fraud Survey, ‘Corporate misconduct – individual consequences’, provides new insights on the perception of fraud, bribery and Read More
Finance Dublin – IFRS 9 Financial Instruments
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) completed the final element of its comprehensive response to the financial crisis with the Read More
The Future of Banking in Europe
We are pleased to share our latest Bank Governance Leadership Network (BGLN) ViewPoint titled, The future of banking in Europe: regulation, supervision Read More
European Banking Barometer 2016
We are delighted to provide our latest European Banking Barometer report.  For the first time we included a number of Read More
ICE – A new way to measure customer experience for banks
Delivering better customer experience has become a key priority for most European retail banks in recent years. As we examined Read More
Asian ETF industry – Ireland’s opportunity
The Asian ETF industry – Ireland’s opportunity to educate and engage Having just returned from a whirlwind tour of Asia, Read More
Cybersecurity — 5 key areas WAMs need to strengthen
As many organisations have learned – often the hard way – it’s less a question of if or even when Read More
Fraud and corruption – the easy option for growth?
Fraud Survey 2015 Fraud and corruption - the easy option for growth? EY’s 14th EMEIA Fraud Survey has found that Read More
Mobile apps set to be UK’s number one way to bank
Contributed to by EY, The Way We Bank Now: World of Change report released by the BAA (British Bankers' Association) Read More
Mutual recognition of funds between Hong Kong and mainland China
On 22 May 2015, the securities and futures commission of Hong Kong (SFC) and the China securities regulatory commission (CSRC) Read More
Introduction to UCITS for US Asset Managers
With the first implementation of the Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) legislation, the entire European continent has Read More
European Banking Barometer 2015
European Banking Barometer 2015 - Reflecting a challenged industry Our sixth European Banking Barometer shows that the broad-based optimism about Read More
Nine key drivers of change – global wealth & asset management industry
Tumultuous change may be in store for the global wealth and asset management industry in the year ahead. Shifting interest Read More
Are you ready? FATCA Reporting, Audit Readiness and CRS Preparation
Automatic Exchange of Information Update: FATCA Reporting, Audit Readiness and CRS Preparation FATCA has been live for almost one year!  Read More
Frequent communication is key to building customers trust!
Ireland has bucked the trend as 54% of Irish respondents polled by EY’s Global Consumer Insurance Survey 2014 claimed to have Read More
Applying IFRS 9
In July 2014, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued the final version of IFRS 9 Financial Instruments (IFRS 9, Read More
Shifting strategies in hedge fund industry
As asset growth in traditional hedge funds from institutional investors continues to slow, hedge fund managers are pinning their hopes Read More
Cyber threats will continue to multiply
Our 17th Global Information Security Survey has just been published. It polled 1825 executives in over 60 countries, including Ireland. This Read More
The history and context of the Irish corporate tax system
This report, entitled "The history and international context of the Irish corporate tax system" is one of eight reports comprising Read More
Global ETF Survey 2014
In this year’s survey we capture the views and opinions of over 60 leading promoters, investors, market makers and service Read More
Global Insurance CFO survey 2014
In the first half of 2014, EY conducted a survey of 35 global insurance companies, comprising life, non-life and multi-line Read More
ETF’s – the strive for operational efficiency
Asset managers around the world are putting unprecedented effort into developing robust enterprise-wide investment operations. The industry’s post-crisis push for Read More
Risk management is changing – Act now
Risk management cannot operate as it is. Radical changes are needed to ensure efficiency and reduce costs. It is time Read More
First movers to benefit in changing market structures
In an article first published in Finance Dublin's August 2014 issue, Brian Binchy, MiFID II Solution Leader, and Shiela Nicoll, Read More
European Banking Barometer – 2013
Our recent survey of European banks highlights a number of areas of concern that have very direct relevance to the Read More
Wealth & Asset Management Reform – MiFID II
The markets in Financial Instruments Directives (MiFID II) is set to introduce fundamental changes to the distribution of wealth and Read More
EY Solvency II Survey 2014 Presentation
Solvency II is progressing toward implementation on 1 January 2016 though, in general, insurers are more realistic about their current Read More
Indirect Tax in 2014
Developments in VAT, GST, excise, customs duties and other indirect taxes are shaping the global tax landscape and governments are Read More
Cybercrime – the fight against it
As technology marches forward, new, more complex cyber risks emerge, threatening significant harm to an organisation’s brand and business success Read More
Consumer banking survey 2014
After a number of years of sharp decline, confidence in the global banking industry is on the rise,  trust in Read More
Making finance a game changer
Our latest piece of EMEIA Insurance thought leadership 'Making finance a game changer - the 2020 insurance challenge' was exclusively Read More
Speciality – Issue II
Welcome to our latest edition of Specialty — our main publication for specialty insurers and reinsurers globally. In our last Read More
Optimising and balancing corporate agility for insurers
Linking formalised risk management activity with strategy continues to be a challenge for organisations in both planning and implementation. Although Read More

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