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Mar 20, 2017, 08:00 ET Women still struggle to clinch top positions in government globally

Public sector leaders overwhelmingly acknowledge that gender diversity in senior leadership is critical to success, yet women remain significantly...


Mar 13, 2017, 20:01 ET Balancing performance against growth: 60% of banks plan to invest in new technologies as market challenges persist

While only 11% of banking executives expect their financial performance to improve significantly over the next 12 months, the majority of banks...


Mar 09, 2017, 08:02 ET Global technology divestments grew 37% in the last year, driven by digital transformation

The global technology sector experienced unprecedented divestment activity in 2016, according to the technology findings from the EY Global...


Mar 07, 2017, 00:01 ET EY appoints Jane Steinmetz as the new Boston Office Managing Principal

Ernst & Young LLP announced the appointment of Jane Steinmetz as its Boston Office Managing Principal and the New England Markets Leader to...


Mar 03, 2017, 06:00 ET EY Wins Three Awards for Excellence in Hedge Fund Services

Ernst & Young LLP has been recognized as Best Audit Services provider, Best Tax Advisor and Best Advisory Firm in the US Fund Services Awards...


Mar 02, 2017, 08:05 ET EY achieves highest Blue Prism recognition for helping transform enterprise automation

EY today announced that Blue Prism, Inc., a leading robotic process automation (RPA) software company, has recognized EY with the highest...


Feb 28, 2017, 00:01 ET CFOs see the need to build insight to drive decision-making in a world where growth remains the first challenge for insurers

Chief financial officers (CFOs) in the insurance sector operating in an extremely challenging economic environment, say that achieving growth is an...


Feb 27, 2017, 20:49 ET Disruption and geopolitical uncertainty accelerate corporate divestments

An unpredictable business and political landscape and regulatory change are among top geopolitical disruptions driving companies to pursue...


Feb 23, 2017, 10:05 ET EY Americas Tax Innovation Foundry Adds Mobile Tax Technology

Ernst & Young LLP announced today it has acquired certain tax technology platform assets from TaxChat, LLC, an innovative startup that focused...


Feb 23, 2017, 08:01 ET Technology M&A sets all-time value record of US$466.6b in 2016 driven by disruptive cloud, mobile, social and data analytics

Digital transformation drove global technology M&A in 2016 to an all-time value record, according to the EY Global technology M&A report:...


Feb 22, 2017, 19:01 ET EY expands its support of elite athletes in their transition from sport to business careers

Building on a successful pilot program with Rio 2016 athletes, EY today announced it will further support male and female elite athletes in their...


Feb 16, 2017, 08:02 ET Prolonged low oil prices force National Oil Companies to rethink their business models

National oil companies (NOCs) are under pressure to evolve from a volume to value business model in a lasting low oil price environment, according...


Feb 15, 2017, 07:58 ET Survey shows utilities' cybersecurity not keeping up with technology

An overwhelming majority (89%) of power and utility executives say their cybersecurity function does not fully meet their organization's needs,...


Feb 14, 2017, 10:00 ET EY announces new joint offerings with Microsoft to help businesses secure their digital transformation and fight cyber crime

As more companies embrace digital technologies to grow their business, EY today announced a number of new initiatives with Microsoft designed to...


Feb 14, 2017, 03:00 ET EY named Leading Global Provider of Services to Hedge Funds

EY was named Leading Global Provider of Services to Hedge Funds by The Hedge Fund Journal Awards 2017. EY received this recognition for its...


Feb 09, 2017, 07:58 ET Global power and utilities deal value declines year-on-year in 2016

Global power and utilities deal value fell 4% year-on-year to US$192.3b in 2016 compared to US$200b in 2015, according to EY report Power...


Feb 01, 2017, 07:58 ET Global oil and gas deal value reached US$395b in 2016 with help from megadeals

Global oil and gas deal activity in 2016 recovered from a slow start to the year with help from the announcements of midstream and oilfield...


Jan 26, 2017, 13:36 ET EY Opens Call for 2017 Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award Nominations

EY announced today that nominations have opened for its annual Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards, widely considered one of the most prestigious...


Jan 26, 2017, 08:44 ET EY launches Future Work Now to put human back in human resources

EY announced today a new service offering and holistic program that helps companies develop workforces optimized for the new, highly digital work...


Jan 18, 2017, 10:42 ET Private equity CFOs focus on developing talent and enabling digital technology to stay competitive

Private equity chief financial officers (CFOs) are now looking to mature their operating model after focusing on implementing baseline technologies...


Jan 09, 2017, 00:01 ET Biopharmaceutical M&A expected to soar in 2017 as pricing pressures dim global revenue outlook

The biopharmaceutical industry's desire for inorganic growth is expected to intensify an already heated mergers and acquisitions (M&A)...


Jan 08, 2017, 19:05 ET EY awards US$1m to winners of the global Better begins with you program

EY has awarded US$1m to the 2016 winners of its global program, Better begins with you, which recognizes outstanding EY people and teams who have...


Jan 03, 2017, 12:01 ET EY tabulates votes for 2017 Golden Globe Awards® at the start of Hollywood's award season

EY is kicking off the New Year by tabulating the votes for one of Hollywood's most prestigious award shows: the Hollywood Foreign Press...


Dec 21, 2016, 11:31 ET Businesses Paid over $707 Billion in State and Local Taxes in FY2015

Businesses paid more than $707.5 billion in state and local taxes in FY2015, an increase of 1.9% from FY2014, according to a newly released study...


Dec 21, 2016, 10:25 ET EY brings home three 2016 Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

Ernst & Young LLP announced today that three EY leaders were selected among the top female executives worldwide at the 13th annual Stevie®...