In-depth articles and publications of the key issues facing financial institutions.
With a constantly changing regulatory environment, investment banks are faced with a monumental task of how to effectively run their business while meeting the stringent regulatory and compliance expectations.
In response to dramatic weather events that are confronting every continent, a wave of global, multilateral initiatives is aiming to improve the world’s disaster resilience.
The introduction of the new Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) into law has been hailed a positive addition to current consumer protection laws in South Africa.
Q2 2014 issue of our quarterly banking newsletter in which we provide updates on IFRS developments that directly impact banks and consider the potential accounting implications of regulatory requirements.
In April 2014 the Financial Services Board (“FSB”) released its Solvency Assessment and Management (“SAM”) update letter.
High marketing costs, budgetary constraints, competition, the lack of product innovation and the time needed to market products all limit the growth of insurance companies.
The objective of the demarcation regulations is to clearly separate health insurance products from medical schemes.
Mobile payments services have been rapidly growing across Africa over the past few years, driven largely by telecom operators.
KPMG’s 4th annual Evolving Investment Management Regulation report focuses on key areas where regulation asset managers to make significant changes.
More and more data is being collected on all aspects of banking operations, yet collectively, the totality of ‘data issues’ are still not properly aggregated nor, more importantly, understood by management
Open source based technology makes it commercially viable to harvest impressive customer data insights, but first leaders must accept the connection between data and customer-centricity.
South African Insurance Survey 2014 showcases hot topics and current discussion points within the Insurance Industry, and includes interesting views, deep insights and fresh perspectives on topical issues.
As banks become more sophisticated and effective at defending themselves against attack, the focus of much cyber crime is changing. Increasingly, insurance companies are becoming the target.
How megatrends are reshaping the future of the investment management industry.
More and more data is being collected on all aspects of banking operations. Yet collectively, the totality of ‘data issues’ are still not properly aggregated nor, more importantly, understood by many in management.