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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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KPMG bolsters its pensions insurance team with new senior hire

KPMG is pleased to announce the appointment of James Staveley-Wadham to its UK pensions insurance team.
Modified date: 19/01/2015
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Crunch time for UK banks as the industry shifts focus from cleaning-up the past towards sustainable growth, says KPMG report

UK banking is at a crossroads as the industry finally shifts its focus from cleaning-up the past and begins making steps towards delivering sustainable growth and profitability, according to a KPMG report.
Modified date: 15/01/2015
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KPMG calls for pragmatic approach to bank ring-fencing solution, or risk impacting industry innovation and customers

Giles Williams, EMA head of KPMG's financial regulatory centre of excellence comments in response to the banks submitting their ring-fencing proposals to the Bank of England.
Modified date: 07/01/2015
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Global capital standard for insurers moves a step closer, but KPMG warns there is much still to do

KPMG calls for insurance groups to respond to the consultation as there may be significant differences between the proposed standard and existing local regimes
Modified date: 17/12/2014
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Limited festive cheer as half the banks would have failed Stress Tests if leverage ratio was considered

Steven Hall, banking risk partner at KPMG, comments on today’s publication of the Prudential Regulation Authority’s (PRA) banking Stress Tests results
Modified date: 16/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2014: Positive pay-day for low income pensioners

Jo Bateson, Tax Partner at KPMG in the UK comments on changes in today’s Autumn Statement which will reduce the tax burden on low income pensioners.
Modified date: 03/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2014: Banks get clobbered (again)

Commenting on measures unveiled today to restrict the extent to which banks are able to offset losses, Jane McCormick, head of tax at KPMG in the UK, said: "The banks got clobbered again today."
Modified date: 03/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2014: A ‘Revel game’ for retailers

David McCorquodale, head of retail at KPMG, commented that retailers will take some cheer from the Autumn Statement, but the issue of business rates reform has yet to be tackled
Modified date: 03/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2014: Score for P2P and crowd-funding platforms, as Autumn Statement delivers level-playing field

Responding to today’s Autumn Statement announcement that the government will be supporting Peer to Peer (P2P)
Modified date: 03/12/2014
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Autumn Statement 2014: Access to finance for SMEs no longer the brick wall it once was

Commenting on the Chancellor George Osborne’s plans to deliver a £1bn boost to Britain’s small and medium-sized businesses through additional funding for the British Business Bank and the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme.
Modified date: 03/12/2014
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Insurance stress test results must be put into context and considered beyond the headlines, says KPMG

In response to the latest European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) insurance stress test results, published on 30th November, KPMG has called for the market to step-back and reflect on the results.
Modified date: 02/12/2014
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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: 01/12/2014
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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: 27/11/2014
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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: 26/11/2014
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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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