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Employee ethics, whistleblowing and cybersecurity: key challenges for business in an uncertain world

This report, which is based on a survey of 4,100 individuals in 41 jurisdictions, looks at some of the key challenges facing businesses today: are your employees making ethical choices? How can you use data to understand employee behaviour? And are your employees encouraged to report their concerns?

Law Firm: EY | Published: 15 June 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

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Important considerations for responding to ransomware attacks

The “WannaCry” malware has brought the topic of ransomware back to front and center in the news. This briefing examines what can be done.

Law Firm: EY | Published: 31 May 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

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The ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack: measures companies can take to reduce the risk of falling victim

Earlier this month, a global ransomware attack occurred across a wide range of sectors, spreading to over 230,000 systems in over 150 countries. The incident highlights the need for organisations to get the cybersecurity basics right, as this guide explains.

Law Firm: EY | Published: 25 May 2017 | Practice Area: Telecoms

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Human instinct or machine logic - which do you trust most in the fight against fraud and corruption?

In an increasingly digital and automated business environment where employees can either justify unethical behaviour or are hesitant to come forward, companies should leverage new technologies and machine logic to identify and detect misconduct, as this report explains.

Law Firm: EY | Published: 10 May 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

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Insider threats: how to manage risks within a business

The financial, reputational and regulatory impact of having critical assets stolen or damaged can be catastrophic for an organisation. Insiders with trusted access can exploit vulnerabilities and potentially cause millions of pounds of damage. This briefing looks at how to reduce these risks.

Law Firm: EY | Published: 06 December 2016 | Practice Area: Confidentiality

Legal risk - who's in control? General counsel on best practice and top priorities

Legal losses continue to make headlines, and rising sanctions and conduct risk concerns are creating real behavioural change. But how does this affect legal risk? This report, which looks at in-house attitudes to legal risk, is based on a survey of GCs and risk professionals at major companies.

Law Firm: EY | Published: 23 August 2016 | Practice Area: Company Administration

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The individual consequences of corporate misconduct: 2,825 execs surveyed on the key concerns for directors

Law enforcement agencies are increasingly focusing on individual misconduct when investigating bribery and corruption. For this report, EY interviewed 2,825 executives, including heads of legal, to identify the trends and issues about which boards of directors should be aware.

Law Firm: EY | Published: 26 April 2016 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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The impact of the Senior Managers Regime on GCs: three key considerations

The FCA is aiming to clarify whether GCs and chief legal officers perform a senior management function, and should therefore fall under the new Senior Managers Regime. Such a move would spotlight the pressures on GCs that come from the scale and volume of legal loss, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: EY | Published: 23 March 2016 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

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The new challenges for modern businesses: how forensic data analytics can mitigate fraud risks

Fraud risks such as cyber breaches are a growing challenge for businesses in today's digital world. However, new technologies are helping companies to manage these risks. This report, which is based on interviews with 665 executives, spells out the business case for forensic data analytics.

Law Firm: EY | Published: 17 March 2016 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

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51 financial institutions surveyed: banks sharpen focus on non-financial risks

Risk culture and its impact on effective risk management have clearly become a top-of-mind issue for senior management. For this report, EY, in cooperation with the Institute of International Finance, canvassed 51 financial institutions across 29 countries on their risk management practices.

Law Firm: EY | Published: 29 February 2016 | Practice Area: Directors

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