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Endless saga of Solvency II delays - KPMG calls for clarity over implementation date

The next indicative date for the key European Parliament plenary meeting to consider, and hopefully approve, Omnibus 2 was released this morning
Modified date: 26/08/2014
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Building societies getting back to ‘business as usual’ after the financial crisis, says KPMG

The UK’s building societies sector is getting back to ‘business as usual’ following the stresses of the financial crisis according KPMG
Modified date: 26/08/2014
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Global banking has reached the point of no return, says KPMG

KPMG’s EMA head of financial services, Bill Michael, outlined his vision of how global banking will change over the next decade
Modified date: 21/08/2014
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KPMG announces global Islamic finance leadership team

KPMG has appointed a global Islamic finance leadership team to support the growth & development of KPMG’s international Islamic finance practice
Modified date: 21/08/2014
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Banks should pre-empt potential direction of European Central Bank’s Comprehensive Assessment to demonstrate strength, says KPMG

KPMG calls for banks to take early proactive action to address capital needs likely to arise from Comprehensive Assessment and not wait until the results are published in late October
Modified date: 21/08/2014
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MF Global UK special administration update

The joint administrators of MF Global UK have provided the following update on progress since their appointment on Monday 31st October
Modified date: 20/08/2014
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Capital requirements could rise as ‘Basel 4’ starts to emerge, says KPMG

Even though the original implementation deadline for Basel 3 is still a far-distant 2019, we are already starting to see the emergence of ‘Basel 4’
Modified date: 20/08/2014
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Global banking regulation has failed to hit the mark, says KPMG report

KPMG’s annual Evolving Banking Regulation report says many banks & regulatory bodies haven’t achieved as much as they should have since the crisis
Modified date: 19/08/2014
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Banking standards body is a vital step forward but it must be fit for purpose, says KPMG

Bill Michael, EMA head of financial services at KPMG, responds to Sir Richard Lambert’s proposals for a new banking standards body
Modified date: 17/08/2014
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KPMG warns of two to three year financial impact of recent floods

Justin Balcombe, UK head of general insurance consulting at KPMG warns of the long-term cost of flooding to businesses, homeowners and the economy
Modified date: 17/08/2014
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KPMG expresses disappointment at further IMD2 delays

Although the Insurance Mediation Directive 2 was covered in the European Parliament plenary session, a vote to approve the latest redraft was deferred
Modified date: 17/08/2014
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Solvency II becomes reality

Approval of the Solvency II, Omnibus 2, draws to an end the elongated process to establish new prudential regime for European insurers
Modified date: 17/08/2014
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FCA Risk Outlook fails to address long term savings and protection gap

The FCA’s reiterates their focus on culture and behaviour but fails to set out a constructive long term vision for UK’s savings and protection market
Modified date: 17/08/2014
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Successful €20bn IBRC loan sale signals market’s ability to wind up Europe’s troubled banks quickly

Kieran Wallace and Eamonn Richardson of KPMG Dublin, have announced the outcome of the €20bn loan sales processes in respect of two IBRC loan books
Modified date: 17/08/2014
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More pain ahead for the banking industry, says KPMG report

Further pain is ahead for UK banks as the sector struggles to reconcile the conflicting demands of investors, customers, regulators and government
Modified date: 16/08/2014
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Relaxation of Chinese insurance ownership rules will encourage domestic consolidation and create opportunities for foreign insurers

KPMG predicts a focus on domestic consolidation and rationalisation within the market.
Modified date: 16/08/2014
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PRA consultation papers provide insight into enhanced oversight of insurers, says KPMG

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) today issued two draft supervisory statements specifically aimed at the insurance sector
Modified date: 16/08/2014
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KPMG welcomes trilogue’s agreement on Omnibus 2 package

Peter Ott, European Head of Solvency II at KPMG comments among the trilogue parties on Solvency II’s Omnibus 2 negotiations
Modified date: 15/08/2014
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European Central Bank asset quality review to throw up some ‘failures and surprises’ in 2014 says KPMG

KPMG’s EMA head of financial services, Bill Michael, comments on the biggest challenge facing European banks in 2014
Modified date: 15/08/2014
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Money laundering shoots to top of bank boardroom agenda as threat of criminal prosecution becomes reality, says KPMG

Bank boardroom focus on money laundering is at an all time high, according to data released today by KPMG
Modified date: 15/08/2014
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EU proposals go further than Liikanen by banning proprietary trading outright

Giles Williams, regulatory partner at KPMG Comments on the European Commission’s proposed regulation to improve the resilience of EU banks
Modified date: 15/08/2014
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Mobile money spreads convenience but trust remains an issue, says KPMG

KPMG’s global head of banking, David Sayer, comments on news that from today consumers will be able to use mobile phone numbers to make bank payments
Modified date: 14/08/2014
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Success of Banking Standards Review Council hinges on getting the right people in place, say KPMG

Bill Michael, EMA head of financial services at KPMG responds to Sir Richard Lambert’s Banking Standards Review paper published today
Modified date: 14/08/2014
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Conditional settlement agreements with MF Global Inc and MF Global Holdings Limited

MF Global Inc., MF Global UK Ltd. and MF Global Holdings Ltd. reach agreements to resolve all claims among the estates
Modified date: 14/08/2014
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UK Bank Levy increases top five UK Banks’ Tax Rate to 71%

KPMG research into the UK Bank Levy shows UK’s top five banks suffered an effective tax rate of 71.3% on their 2013 profits
Modified date: 13/08/2014
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Pensions Regulator redresses the balance in Defined Benefit pension funding

Mike Smedley, pensions partner at KPMG, comments in response to the Pensions Regulator's Code of Practice on funding defined benefit pension plans, annnounced before parliament today.
Modified date: 13/08/2014
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Asset management industry to radically transform over the next 15 years, says KPMG report

The global asset management industry will radically transform over the next 15 years due to seismic shifts in client demographics, technology and changing social values and behaviours, according to KPMG.
Modified date: 13/08/2014
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MF Global UK: administration update

Richard Fleming, Richard Heis and Mike Pink of KPMG LLP, the Special Administrators of MF Global UK Limited, announce today
Modified date: 13/08/2014
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Customer service at banks second only to e-retailers, says KPMG report

Customer service at banks is second only to that offered by e-retailers according to KPMG’s Customer Experience Barometer.
Modified date: 12/08/2014
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IIS 50th annual seminar: “Life insurers must embrace today’s game-changing technologies now or risk falling behind”, says KPMG

New industry paper presented at the International Insurance Society’s 50th annual seminar in London
Modified date: 12/08/2014
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