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KPMG's Insurance Group — Recent Publications – May 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're pleased to share with you recent studies, white papers, articles, and multimedia content published by KPMG.

Preparing for the Canadian Own Risk and Solvency Assessment

Preparing for the Canadian Own Risk and Solvency Assessment [PDF 981KB]

 

This brochure outlines various aspects of an ORSA, including: what it is, what internal structures/frameworks an ORSA affects, and the principal features of the proposed Canadian ORSA. There is also a list of actions that can be taken now, prior to the final ORSA regulation being released.

Solvency II - Long-Term Guarantee Assessment

Solvency II - Long-Term Guarantee Assessment: Results, impacts and key considerations for insurers

 

Insurers across Europe recently completed the Solvency II Long-term Guarantee Assessment (LTGA) proposed by the European regulator (EIOPA). This short summary provides insight into the outcomes and the potential implications for insurers.

Insurance risk and capital transformation

Insurance risk and capital transformation: [PDF 1.6MB] Moving beyond compliance to value-enhancing performance

 

A white paper looking at the increasing demand for insurers' risk functions to demonstrate how they add value to the business beyond compliance.

FATCA - What You Need to Know

FATCA - What You Need to Know: Implications and Insights for Insurance Companies [PDF 155KB]

 

A discussion paper which raises some of the more important issues the insurance sector faces in terms of the final FATCA regulation.

Reshaping banking in a dynamic business and regulatory climate

Reshaping banking in a dynamic business and regulatory climate (May 2013)

 

An overview of the key industry and regulatory issues affecting the Banking and Capital Markets sectors, which also apply to Insurance.

Avoiding Major Project Failure - Turning Black Swans White

Avoiding Major Project Failure - Turning Black Swans White

 

Most catastrophic capital project failures are not due to black swan events, but instead are a series of project failures and an overreliance on optimistic project managers with limited experience addressing problems on major capital projects.

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