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New Common Reporting Standard to affect more than 24,000 financial institutions in the UK – are they ready? asks KPMG

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has proposed a Common Reporting Standard (CRS) for the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) that will see a significant increase in the customer due diligence.
Modified date: 08/10/2015
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Plevin 50 percent commission threshold will test claims handling for brokers, says KPMG

A deadline will introduce short-term pain, but long-term gain for banks
Modified date: 02/10/2015
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European economies cannot afford to wait until 2019 for Capital Markets Union benefits, says KPMG

KPMG welcomes the Capital Markets Union action plan, published today
Modified date: 30/09/2015
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Insurance sector struggling to innovate, finds KPMG International survey

While insurance executives overwhelmingly know that innovation will drive future competitive advantage and growth, most seem to be struggling to kindle the spark within their organization, finds a KPMG International report released today.
Modified date: 29/09/2015
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UK long-term savings gap must be urgently closed, warns KPMG report

New report identifies four key challenges to the future success of pensions policy
Modified date: 28/09/2015
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KPMG Small Business Accounting and Metro Bank join forces to help reduce red tape for SMEs

With over a third of small businesses spending more than one day every week tackling financial admin , KPMG Small Business Accounting and Metro Bank have joined forces with an alliance that will combine their accountancy and banking offerings.
Modified date: 23/09/2015
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KPMG strengthens investment management deals practice with new senior hire

KPMG has strengthened its UK investment management team with the appointment of Stan Chaudhry as a director.
Modified date: 01/09/2015
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KPMG Forms Exclusive Alliance with Fintech Platform Matchi, Enhancing Global Access to Financial Service Innovation

Accelerating its global fintech strategy, KPMG International has announced that it has become the exclusive advisory alliance partner with Matchi.biz.
Modified date: 31/08/2015
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Mobile banking users will double and hit a quarter of the world’s population by 2019

The number of mobile banking users globally is forecast to double to 1.8bn, over 25 per cent of the world’s population, in the next four years.
Modified date: 06/08/2015
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UK investment managers must tackle severe lack of female representation, as KPMG report reveals just 4% of executive directors in the sector are women

The annual Financial Reporting by Investment Managers 2014 (FRIM) report analyses the most recent annual reports of the UK’s largest investment managers
Modified date: 23/07/2015
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Summer Budget: Significant impact on challenger banks under bank levy changes, says KPMG

Commenting on the Chancellor’s Budget changes to the UK bank levy, Tom Aston, financial services partner, said:
Modified date: 08/07/2015
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Summer Budget: Non-dom changes will impact investment managers

The non-dom changes will affect the investment management sector given the international profile of managers and business owners in the UK.
Modified date: 08/07/2015
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Summer Budget: More black and white than shades of grey, says KPMG

Summer Budget: Chris Morgan, head of tax policy at KPMG says there will be mixed reaction from corporates
Modified date: 08/07/2015
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Mutual Recognition of Funds scheme marks new milestone in fund passporting, says KPMG

Today’s commencement of the Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) scheme sets the tone for further potential boosts to Asian fund passporting schemes
Modified date: 01/07/2015
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Investment managers must tackle customer interests, data analytics and cyber-risk, says KPMG report

Investment managers must successfully navigate an increasingly complex regulatory environment, if they are to capitalize on growth opportunities, according to a new KPMG International report.
Modified date: 29/06/2015
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Public Private Partnerships offer innovative growth opportunities for the insurance sector, says KPMG

Insurers are struggling with innovation, which is preventing them from capitalizing on potential new market opportunities, according to a new report from KPMG International, published today at the International Insurance Society Global Forum in New York
Modified date: 15/06/2015
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Fair and Effective Markets Review creates environment to boost UK’s reputation and should be exported globally, says KPMG

KPMG believes the Fair and Effective Markets Review creates an environment which boosts the UK’s reputation as a leading centre for global capital markets. The next step is to strive for global consistency and put FEMR on the global agenda.
Modified date: 10/06/2015
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Banks urged to seize ‘Senior Manager Certification Regime’ change opportunity

KPMG is calling for banks to embrace the opportunity to improve standards within their organisations and not wait for the new Senior Managers’ Certification Regime (SMCR) to come into force.
Modified date: 01/06/2015
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KPMG invests in financial services practice with new appointment

KPMG has appointed Phil Ashworth as a business development director for its financial services practice outside of London.
Modified date: 28/05/2015
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UK ‘Big Five’ high street banks face ‘too big to compete’, as small challenger banks secure stellar returns says KPMG

The UK challenger banking sector is outperforming the ‘Big Five’ UK high street banks, however, the Large Challenger banks need to accelerate how they stand out in the market, according to a new KPMG report.
Modified date: 22/05/2015
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Senior security heads don’t trust cyber insurance products

New insurance products launched to protect businesses from suffering the losses of cyber-attacks have been met with great scepticism, according to new figures revealed today.
Modified date: 01/05/2015
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UK bank profits up 62%, but must urgently tackle low return on equity, says KPMG report

Britain’s biggest banks are in a healthier shape and returning to profitability, however they must urgently tackle a low return on equity as they head towards their separate ways, according to a KPMG report.
Modified date: 07/04/2015
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Insurers must wake-up and smell the Senior Insurance Managers Regime accountability, says KPMG

Michael Crawford, insurance partner at KPMG, responds to today’s publication of the Bank of England’s consultation papers into the Senior Insurance Manager’s Regime (SIMR)
Modified date: 27/03/2015
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Insurers who embrace big data will be one-step closer to becoming insurers for the future, says KPMG

KPMG welcomes FCA’s market study into the use of big data in the insurance industry
Modified date: 24/03/2015
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Insurers should open-up data to benefit wider society, says KPMG

KPMG is today calling for insurers not only to increase the level of data-sharing within the industry, but to also open-up datasets to benefit wider society.
Modified date: 23/03/2015
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Budget 2015: Diverted Profits Tax – the elephant remains, albeit a bit smaller

Budget 2015. Commenting on announcements in today’s Budget on the Diverted Profits Tax, Chris Morgan, Head of Tax Policy at KPMG in the UK.
Modified date: 18/03/2015
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Budget 2015: Second annuities market - KPMG urges FCA to consider strong consumer protection

A secondary annuity market can be beneficial for those seeking greater flexibility in retirement, however we must have the right rules in place to protect consumers, given the risk of poor outcomes for many.
Modified date: 18/03/2015
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EU cap on credit and debit card fees will leave retailers in the black

New payments legislation announced by the EU today, will slash credit and debit card charges for retailers, resulting in a boom for the sector, according to KPMG.
Modified date: 10/03/2015
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KPMG welcomes latest PRA consultation paper on Solvency II

The latest Solvency II consultation paper released today by the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) adds important clarifications, particularly for UK life insurers.
Modified date: 23/01/2015
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Draghi injects new life into Eurozone economy with QE, says KPMG

Yael Selfin, Head of Macroeconomics at KPMG reacts to the European Central Bank announcement on quantitative easing today.
Modified date: 22/01/2015
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