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Investment managers must be front-footed in addressing upcoming regulation, or risk damaging shareholder value and further regulatory action, says KPMG report

UK investment managers have coped well with the intense regulatory pressures of the past year, but firms cannot afford to be complacent and must prepare for further regulatory change in 2015, according to a KPMG report.
Modified date: 24/11/2014
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KPMG welcomes Prudential Regulation Authority clarifications on Solvency II application

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) today issued a further consultation regarding the application of Solvency II
Modified date: 21/11/2014
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Comprehensive Assessment: Non-performing exposures preventing €2 trillion of additional bank lending, impacting Eurozone jobs and growth, says KPMG

European banks have almost €100bn of capital tied-up to support non-performing exposures (NPEs), which is impacting both their financial performance and contribution to the wider economy
Modified date: 29/10/2014
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Comprehensive Assessment: Banks must now “get their house in order” to prepare for the ECB’s supervisory role

Professional services firm KPMG has today welcomed the results of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) Comprehensive Assessment, but has warned of fundamental challenges ahead facing Europe’s banks.
Modified date: 28/10/2014
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KPMG appoints Warren Mead to lead challenger banking and alternative finance practice

KPMG is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren Mead as the head of challenger banking and alternative finance at KPMG
Modified date: 27/10/2014
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Pensions insurance buyout market worth £20bn per year by 2020

New KPMG report predicts the pensions insurance buyout market will more than double by 2020
Modified date: 20/10/2014
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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: 13/10/2014
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ECJ tax judgement adds hundreds of millions of pounds annually to cost of global financial institutions doing business in the UK and EU, says KPMG

A European Court of Justice judgement on VAT grouping rules will cost financial hundreds of millions of pounds annually
Modified date: 13/10/2014
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KPMG to Deliver Finance in the Oracle Cloud

KPMG today announces a collaboration with Oracle to bring financial and tax business transformation expertise together with technology know-how
Modified date: 13/10/2014
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Budget 2014: Retirement of compulsory annuities

The Chancellor has significantly increased the flexibility for customers to choose how and when they access their pension savings during retirement
Modified date: 10/10/2014
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UK building societies hit all time high reserves

UK building societies enjoyed a strong annual reporting season as the sector looks forward to a more confident outlook.
Modified date: 09/10/2014
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MF Global UK special administrators make first interim distribution payment

The joint special administrators of MF Global UK have confirmed that they started making interim distribution payments
Modified date: 07/10/2014
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MF Global UK Limited: administration update

The Joint Special Administrators of MF Global UK Limited, have announced today a timeline for the return of client money and client assets
Modified date: 07/10/2014
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KPMG advises insurers to read draft guidelines published by EIOPA

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority yesterday issued its first wave of guidelines for Solvency II
Modified date: 07/10/2014
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KPMG advises on A2Dominion's second unsecured retail-eligible bond

A2Dominion has announced today that it is launching its second unsecured retail-eligible bond
Modified date: 06/10/2014
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MF Global UK special administrators publish six month progress report

The special administrators of MF Global UK have published a six month progress report on activity to date, in accordance with statutory requirements.
Modified date: 06/10/2014
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Autumn Statement 2013: Bank levy could hit banks supporting real economy

Andrew Seagren, financial services tax director at KPMG, comments on the Autumn Statement 2013
Modified date: 06/10/2014
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Conditional settlement agreements with MF Global Inc

MF Global Inc., MF Global UK Ltd. and MF Global Holdings Ltd. reach agreements to resolve all claims among the estates
Modified date: 06/10/2014
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Companies invest £7.3 billion in social programs: Impact is uncertain

100 of the world’s largest companies reported social investments of £7.3 billion in 2013
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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Capital requirements could rise as ‘Basel 4’ starts to emerge

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: 03/10/2014
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Building societiesback to ‘business as usual’ after financial crisis

The UK’s building societies sector is getting back to ‘business as usual’ following the stresses of the financial crisis according KPMG
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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Global banking has reached the point of no return

KPMG’s EMA head of financial services, Bill Michael, outlined his vision of how global banking will change over the next decade
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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Global banking regulation has failed to hit the mark

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: 03/10/2014
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Banking standards body is a vital step forward

Bill Michael, EMA head of financial services at KPMG, responds to Sir Richard Lambert’s proposals for a new banking standards body
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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KPMG warns of three year financial impact of 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: 03/10/2014
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FCA Risk Outlook fails to address long term savings 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: 03/10/2014
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Successful €20bn IBRC loan sale

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: 03/10/2014
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Relaxation of Chinese insurance ownership rules will encourage domestic consolidation

KPMG predicts a focus on domestic consolidation and rationalisation within the market.
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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PRA consultation papers provide insight into enhanced oversight of insurers

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) today issued two draft supervisory statements specifically aimed at the insurance sector
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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European Central Bank asset quality review

KPMG’s EMA head of financial services, Bill Michael, comments on the biggest challenge facing European banks in 2014
Modified date: 03/10/2014
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