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Financial Conduct Authority (FCA): Client Assets key focus areas

After several high profile liquidations, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has increased its focus on firms’ ability to comply with the client assets sourcebook
Modified date: 12/09/2014
Business and industry issue

CASS Policy Statement PS14/9

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published Policy Statement PS14/9 on 10 June 2014. The requirements of PS14/9 require significant focus from board members, CASS Operational Oversight Officers (CF10as) and those charg
Modified date: 12/09/2014
Business and industry issue

Cutting through UK GAAP

Cutting through UK GAAP discusses the requirements of the new UK GAAP regime & summarises the differences between FRS 102, UK GAAP and EU-IFRS
Modified date: 08/09/2014
Business and industry issue; Publication series

Re-thinking the role of the annual report

Ask a member of the public – or indeed many investment professionals
Modified date: 28/08/2014
Business and industry issue

IFRS, financial performance and KPIs

Financial statements & the Annual Report should be important part of how companies communicate with their shareholders about performance & prospects
Modified date: 19/08/2014
Business and industry issue

Compliance – the enemy of good communication?

I believe that a disclosure checklist mentality is the enemy of good communication
Modified date: 16/08/2014
Business and industry issue

Audit reports - field testing a bold idea

KPMG UK Head of Audit Tony Cates reflects on how the new 'long-form' audit report is the biggest change in audit reporting he's seen in his career.
Modified date: 13/08/2014
Business and industry issue

The narrative's the key

I believe that narrative information should be subject to independent assurance.
Modified date: 07/08/2014
Business and industry issue

Current and future implications for regulatory reporting

The EBA published final Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) drafts in July 2013. The new reporting requirements will lead to significant challenges for UK financial institutions, now and in the coming years.
Modified date: 16/07/2014
Business and industry issue

KPMG at the 2014 Institute of Internal Auditors International Conference, London

KPMG in the UK is proud to be a Principal Partner and major sponsor at the 2014 IIA International Conference on 6 – 9 July 2014 at London’s ExCeL.
Modified date: 02/07/2014
Business and industry issue; Event

Audit reports that make a difference

The new narrative section of UK audit reports is a big leap forward. It is without doubt the most significant advance in auditor reporting in decades.
Modified date: 02/06/2014
Business and industry issue

Jimmy Daboo’s personal perspective on new audit reports

Jimmy Daboo talks about new audit reports
Modified date: 10/04/2014
Business and industry issue; Video

Strategic report – An opportunity (not to be) missed?

After three years in the making, The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors’ Report) Regulations 2013 has finally come into force.
Modified date: 08/04/2014
Business and industry issue

Corporate reporting: Is it broken?

I believe Corporate Reporting is broke and we need concerted effort to fix it
Modified date: 08/04/2014
Business and industry issue

Schrödinger’s cat and audit committee effectiveness

Associate Partner Tim Copnell explores the connection between an audit committee and an Austrian cat.
Modified date: 26/03/2014
Business and industry issue

Video: Audit reform and restoring trust

Tony Cates, Head of Audit, talks about corporate reporting and the important role of KPMG in restoring trust.
Modified date: 12/03/2014
Business and industry issue; Video

Video: KPMG's New Audit Report

KPMG have produced a short video animation to support the New Audit Report proposition and KPMG’s ‘first in the market’ lead position
Modified date: 02/01/2014
Business and industry issue; KPMG information; Video