This special e-commerce edition is in response to many readers’ requests after our special second edition on blockchain and cryptocurrency. In this issue we explore several of the e-commerce related developments in a number of the countries across the Asia-Pacific. Given the importance of e-commerce and the digital marketplace today, we are finally seeing a number … More EY Asia-Pacific Digital Law Newsletter
For most of the previous century, the value of a business was determined in large part by its tangible assets, but in the current digital era, tangible assets comprise less of a company’s value than they once did. This changing shape of business value has created clear problems for our economy – because the more … More Long-term value drivers and company performance
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
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?
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?
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?
Welcome to the second issue of the EY Asia Pacific Digital Law Newsletter. We have a good range of interesting articles on cryptocurrencies and ICOs, as well as related topics across a number of jurisdictions which we trust you will find of interest. We suspect you will, given the number of requests for us to … More Digital Law updates from Asia-Pacific
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
Is frictionless commerce an opportunity to deploy time and capital in more constructive ways? We have now entered the age of superfluid markets. New technologies are converging to eliminate even more inefficiencies and frictions from markets. While we can’t predict exactly what the future will look like, superfluidity will have a profound impact on both markets … More Will superfluid markets change companies as we know them?
Life in today’s transformative age is characterized by unprecedented speed and radical change, and keeping pace is difficult. Disruption is constant — but while it often begins gradually and can be hard to spot, it can rapidly speed up as new technologies and business models mature. The goalposts keep moving even as the players — and even … More How can you turn digital risk into a source of competitive advantage?