How ISO 27701 could be a new framework for sustained GDPR compliance

The Privacy Information Management System, defined by ISO 27701, provides a framework for integrating privacy into organizational practices. The protection of information across the organization has proven to require a multidisciplinary effort and cross-functional expertise. Over the past years, the privacy domain has become increasingly regulated. Privacy governance remains a complex endeavor in view of … More How ISO 27701 could be a new framework for sustained GDPR compliance

How a new talent mindset can solve the post-merger integration puzzle

Boards that prioritize employees and culture during their acquisition integration may be better positioned to hit their post-deal targets. With talent in short supply, many companies rely on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to secure a workforce that will fuel new capacity for innovation and growth. In EY’s 18th edition of the Capital Confidence Barometer, 67% … More How a new talent mindset can solve the post-merger integration puzzle

How can your growth strategy evolve faster than the market?

Many companies are setting their strategy against a flawed view of the markets in which they compete. How sure are CEOs that their current growth strategy will achieve a competitive advantage and sustainable value over the next two to three years? In this article, we look at how to understand a company’s true competitive position, … More How can your growth strategy evolve faster than the market?

How you should align your acquisition approach with your growth strategy

Customizing M&A diligence and integration priorities to a specific deal rationale promotes long-term growth. Companies often apply the same M&A diligence and integration playbooks to all deals, rather than tailoring activities to the strategic rationale behind the particular transaction. As more than half (52%) of companies expect to actively pursue M&A in the next 12 … More How you should align your acquisition approach with your growth strategy

How AI is reshaping the document review and processing landscape

Fast-growing AI-powered document intelligence solutions are helping companies overcome a number of challenges.  According to IDC, worldwide spending on artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive systems will reach US $57.6 billion by 2021, an illustration of just how quickly AI technologies are finding homes in mainstream use cases. One such use case is document review and … More How AI is reshaping the document review and processing landscape

Global IPO trends: Q3 2019

An increasing number of companies are waiting to go public, and they will be ready to move quickly when markets recover. The backlog of high-quality IPOs continues to grow as issuers await more favorable market conditions, pushing IPO activity down across many markets in Q3 2019 compared with Q3 2018. Overall, 256 IPOs came to … More Global IPO trends: Q3 2019

Women in law: how can we challenge the gender status quo this International Women’s Day?

  By Cornelius Grossmann – EY Global Law Leader   More women are entering the legal profession than men in the UK, yet so few are represented at the partner level. Astonishingly, according to the Law Society’s most recent annual statistics report, women currently make up around 57% of all trainee lawyers and associates, yet … More Women in law: how can we challenge the gender status quo this International Women’s Day?

EY strengthens legal services with key appointments across the globe

Now comprising more than 2,000 law practitioners in member or allied firms across 75 countries, EY announces a series of key additions to further consolidate its legal services offering and meet increasing client demand. Bolstering teams across Europe Appointments in Europe have strengthened legal services teams across numerous sectors, including Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT), … More EY strengthens legal services with key appointments across the globe

Looking back on 2016: EY Law delivers fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth

As 2016 draws to a close, it is timely to reflect on EY’s announcement of combined global revenues of US$29.6b for its financial year ended 30 June 2016. Overall, financial year (FY) 2016 revenue grew by 9% in local currency. Opportunities emerging from disruptive technologies helped deliver the fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth for … More Looking back on 2016: EY Law delivers fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth