EY Global Information Security Survey 2018–19

Is cybersecurity about more than protection? More than two decades after EY began researching organizations’ awareness of the growing cybersecurity threat — and their response — the need to engage with this issue from board level down is more pressing than ever. Attacks continue to grow in both number and sophistication. The range of bad … More EY Global Information Security Survey 2018–19

Can You Do More With Less Information Security Vendors?

With the World Economic Forum rating a large-scale cybersecurity breach as one of the five most serious risks facing the world today, the information security (infosec) market has been evolving rapidly as threats have proliferated. With its rise as a boardroom topic and an explosion of vendors serving the market, the infosec landscape has become more complex … More Can You Do More With Less Information Security Vendors?

How Can You Build Trust When Emerging Technologies Bring New Risks?

Today’s rapid pace of technological innovation is impacting business models and processes. Traditional means of assurance – such as corporate governance, board meetings, financial statements, internal and external audits – will need to take into account new factors to remain relevant and build confidence among stakeholders. Legal and regulatory frameworks haven’t kept pace with digital … More How Can You Build Trust When Emerging Technologies Bring New Risks?

In an age of M&A complexity, do you pause or proceed?

Our latest M&A report notes that regulation, trade and tariffs may foster a deal hiatus for some, while many others move forward with acquisition plans. What does all this mean for the deal market? The speed of change is relentless and M&A has proven to be an effective means to move quickly to gain competitive … More In an age of M&A complexity, do you pause or proceed?

The ePrivacy regulation proposal: a new data protection framework for electronic communications

On 10 January 2017, the European Commission presented a proposal for a regulation on privacy and electronic communications, repealing the ePrivacy Directive 2002/58/EC that was revised in 2009. The proposal aims to establish a new data protection legal framework by complementing the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) regarding electronic communications data. The proposed regulation … More The ePrivacy regulation proposal: a new data protection framework for electronic communications

Do you have the right talent to take the right risks?

Digital transformation is changing everything, fast, and business leaders recognize this. In EY’s 2018 Digital Deal Economy study, 87% of executives responded that they expected moderate to complete disruption of their sector over the next two years. But predicting the exact nature of change, of what could threaten your existing business and what could drive future growth, … More Do you have the right talent to take the right risks?

Social sustainability in oil and gas projects

Constitutional and other major reforms have defined the new legal and regulatory environment of the oil and gas industry in Mexico, aiming to power the country’s economic growth by opening the sector to private participation. An important element within Mexico’s energy reform is the recognition of human rights, including indigenous and tribal people, that goes … More Social sustainability in oil and gas projects

Online platform-to-business relationships – Get prepared for a proposed EU regulation

The European Commission has proposed legislation to promote fairness and transparency for users of online intermediation services. At the time of this publication, the European Commission believes it will be adopted and become law; the effective date would be the third quarter of 2019. An EU regulation will have a direct effect on every EU … More Online platform-to-business relationships – Get prepared for a proposed EU regulation