M&A, NEDs

31 October, 2017

M&A post-crisis: the changing role of the NED

After the financial crisis of 2007–2008, mergers and acquisitions dried up. However, recent figures show that deals are back, causing a frisson in the markets. But w...
Annual Reporting in 2016/17, EY, annual reports

28 September, 2017

Annual reports swell in size and content improves, but work to be done

Despite ongoing concerns about the legibility and accessibility of annual reports, their length has increased,
Whole Foods, Amazon, M&A

26 July, 2017

Global M&A deals holding firm, EY figures show

Global mergers and acquisitions remain buoyant, according to latest figures which reveal that while values may be slightly down, deal numbers have modestly risen.
euros, EU regulation, financial regulation, eu financial directives

28 June, 2017

Deadline looms for implementation of new EU financial directives

EU member states must implement the new Directive on Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and the new Regulation on Markets in Financial Instruments (MiFIR) into national law by 3 Jul...
purposeful business, business executives

22 June, 2017

Research captures shift in purpose for global business

Just 15% of global board directors say their company's purpose is to maximise shareholder value, according to a survey from EY. The research, which polled 1,400 business leaders from around the wor...