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KPMG advises all insurers to carefully read the draft EIOPA guidelines

KPMG advises all insurers to carefully read the draft guidelines after EIOPA issued its first wave of guidelines for Solvency II.
Modified date: 18/09/2014
Press release
 

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 issued today on VAT grouping rules will cost financial institutions and potentially other VAT exempt businesses hundreds of millions of pounds annually, according to KPMG in the UK.
Modified date: 17/09/2014
Press release
 

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: 12/09/2014
Press release
 

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
Modified date: 09/09/2014
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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. A KPMG team comprising Tim Metzgen, Marc Finer and Siobhan Murray is advising A2Dominion on the issue.
Modified date: 09/09/2014
Press release
 

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: 09/09/2014
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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: 08/09/2014
Press release
 

MF Global UK Limited: administration update

The Joint Special Administrators of MF Global UK Limited, today release their latest administration update
Modified date: 02/09/2014
Press release
 

CMA’s proposals in private motor insurance market brings much-needed relief for industry, says KPMG

Murray Raisbeck, insurance partner at KPMG, comments in response to the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) proposals
Modified date: 02/09/2014
Press release
 

KPMG strengthens its Pensions Insurance Solutions team with senior hire

KPMG’s UK pensions practice has recruited Adam Davis as a senior member of its Insurance Solutions leadership team.
Modified date: 02/09/2014
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Budget 2014: Retirement of compulsory annuities a “game-changer for insurance industry”

In today’s budget, the Chancellor has significantly increased the flexibility for customers to choose how and when they access their pension savings during retirement
Modified date: 01/09/2014
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Budget 2014: Bank levy consultation must address competitiveness concerns

Whilst bank levy rates remain unchanged following the Chancellor’s budget announcement today, a new basis for setting bank levy charges is to be trailed in a consultation document next week.
Modified date: 01/09/2014
Press release
 

KPMG boosts its investment management practice with Julie Patterson from the IMA

Julie Patterson will join as a director to work alongside Charles Muller in KPMG’s EMA financial services regulatory centre of excellence, covering the investment management sector.
Modified date: 01/09/2014
Press release
 

MF Global UK administration update

KPMG has seen over 650,000 MF Global open positions closed since the UK business was placed into administration on Monday 31 October.
Modified date: 01/09/2014
Press release
 

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 to those with agreed client money claims on Friday 10th February.
Modified date: 01/09/2014
Press release
 

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: 01/09/2014
Press release
 

Autumn Statement 2013: Concern that bank levy will hit banks supporting real economy

Andrew Seagren, financial services tax director at KPMG, comments on the Autumn Statement 2013
Modified date: 01/09/2014
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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
Press release
 

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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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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

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
Press release
 

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
Press release
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