Financial Services 

Senior decision makers in Financial Services continue to face significant challenges. Despite signs of recovery from the crisis there is a pressing need to strengthen risk management practices and the focus remains on issues such as capital & liquidity management, the changing regulatory landscape and cost reduction.

So how do you build and retain a competitive advantage?  At KPMG we have unrivalled experience and expertise across all aspects of the FS sector. We offer audit, tax and advisory services across our four sectors: aviation finance & leasing, banking, insurance and investment management.


Monthly update

Financial services regulatory updates – 23 September 2014


This month's issue includes:


  • The road to Brisbane – what hope for GLAC?
  • Europe’s payments overhaul continues
  • New EBA Reporting Taxonomy – The pace of alerts starts to increase
  • EIOPA Draft Guidelines on Solvency II – first set of consultation papers
ICAV Irish collective asset management vehicle

ICAV Irish collective asset management vehicle


The enactment of the ICAV legislation will enhance Ireland’s competitiveness as a domicile for investment funds by providing a number of key benefits.

New Commission, New Parliament

New Commission, New Parliament (PDF, 320KB) 


An Agenda for Financial Services in the European Union


The new European Parliament and Commission face a massive challenge in delivering on a "jobs and growth" agenda while (a) finalising the post-crisis financial services regulatory reform agenda and (b) being confident that the enacted and prospective regulatory reforms are not having a negative impact on growth in Europe.

Frontiers in Finance - April 2014

Frontiers in finance - April 2014


The CIO, data, analytics and technology: Strategic Enablers

As in every other business sector, financial services companies have to respond to rapid and transformational developments in data, information and technology.


The focus of this issue of frontiers is on the crucial importance of data and information management to the current and future health of financial institutions.

Frontiers in tax – December 2013 (PDF 1.02 MB)




  • European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT)
  • Automatic exchange of information
  • Developing business models and structures
  • Optimising VAT and Transfer Pricing in a changing world


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Financial Services contacts

Darina Barrett

Darina Barrett

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Partner & Head of Financial Services Markets

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