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KPMG's Insurance Group – Recent Publications – March 2013 

At KPMG, we are dedicated to providing our clients with insights on today's critical business issues. To help keep you up to date, we are pleased to share with you recent studies, white papers, articles and multimedia content published by KPMG.
IFRS Insurance Newsletter, Issue 35

IFRS Insurance Newsletter, Issue 35

 

This special edition of the IFRS Insurance Newsletter highlights recent FASB-only discussions. With both the IASB and the FASB expecting to issue exposure drafts by June, now's the time for insurers to get organized.

IFRS Insurance Newsletter, Issue 34

IFRS Insurance Newsletter, Issue 34

 

This edition highlights the results of the IASB and the FASB (the Boards) discussions during February 6-19, 2013 on the joint insurance contracts project.

FATCA Final Regulations in Booklet Form

FATCA Final Regulations in Booklet Form

 

This publication is a copy of the final FATCA regulations released on January 17, 2013. It includes a hyperlinked table of contents, highlighted section names and page number references to the original release to help make navigating the content easier.

Beyond compliance - Putting an economic capital value on risk

Beyond compliance - Putting an economic capital value on risk [PDF 616Kb]

 

Is the risk function simply the cost of compliance, or can it deliver wider business value? This article describes a new approach to articulating how risk management enhances economic capital and helps deliver growth.

Industry Insights

Industry Insights - A snapshot of key trends issues and challenges facing the investment management industry

 

The objective of the report is to understand what are the most important issues impacting the businesses of the industry's leaders. This snapshot of key trends, issues and challenges facing the investment management industry applies to insurers as well.

Investing in Indonesia 2013

Investing in Indonesia 2013 [PDF 2.15Mb]

 

This publication is a general guide to investing & doing business in Indonesia, primarily for new foreign investors looking to enter the Indonesian market, with practical insights and lessons from KPMG's experience providing transaction, M&A, and tax advisory services.

Retail Banking Video Advice: What does the future hold?

Retail Banking Video Advice: What does the future hold?

 

Real-time, interactive video represents a powerful advice channel when dealing with customers. Banks and other financial institutions are deciding if banking customers are ready to embrace this channel - could this be a future model for insurers as well?

Tax

Understanding how changing Canadian tax laws could affect your company is important whether you operate just in Canada or around the world. KPMG’s tax professionals can provide effective tax advice and planning that is tailored to your business to help you adapt to change, respond quickly, and give you a competitive advantage.

Insurance

KPMG's insurance practice in Canada is well placed to help clients successfully navigate challenging times and capitalize on opportunities.