In-depth articles and publications of the key issues facing financial institutions.
Automation of processes and systems is a long-standing feature of financial services operations.
Our most recent podcast, IFRS 15: Impacts for the Insurance Industry we discuss the impacts for: groups with non-insurance subsidiaries; insurers offering investment contracts, and pension administration.
Insurers grow their cyber crime insurance sales, but assessing and managing cyber risk poses challenges.
A KPMG consumer survey finds that retail banks in major markets are delivering a better customer experience in 2014. But are they investing in the areas that matter most to their clients?
Gizelle Boyce, manager in financial services, KPMG in South Africa, discusses the National Credit Amendment Act that was recently gazetted.
Investments in infrastructure real estate, private equity and hedge funds can enhance returns and diversify risks, but the price trade-off is often greater complexity and opacity.
The Financial Services Sector is facing a ‘Perfect Storm’ in terms of the amount of Regulatory driven change required to be introduced over the next few years.
It should come as no surprise that data is now considered the number 1 asset at financial services organisations.
The intergovernmental agreement between the governments of South Africa and the United States of America to implement FATCA (“the SA IGA”), which was signed on 9 June 2014, has now been ratified by Parliament.
This interview with Mark Danckwerts, KPMG director, explores the Financial Sector Regulation Bill and a recap as to where we are with the Twin Peaks regulation.
In our latest Banking M&A report we share the top 10 trends influencing deal activity this year.
Information Produced by Entity (IPE), why does it matter to auditors?
There is currently a very strong focus on investment in AML/CFT (“Anti Money Laundering” and “Countering the Financing of Terrorism”) controls and functions as banks have been faced with hefty financial penalties internationally.
Information technology has developed in leaps and bounds and seems to be never ending and ever changing. One of these developments is cloud computing.
The demarcation regulations between health insurance products and medical schemes have been postponed by National Treasury and the Department of Health to the second quarter of 2015.