While insurance executives overwhelmingly know that innovation will drive future competitive advantage and growth, most seem to be struggling to kindle the spark within their organisation.
In April 2014 the Financial Services Board (“FSB”) released its Solvency Assessment and Management (“SAM”) update letter.
The South African energy industry is being transformed by the Department of Energy’s (DoE) Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).
Social media has changed the way consumers seek information, how brand and product awareness are generated, and how friends, companies and governments interact.
Approaching the Crossroads of Conduct and Culture is a framework to assist an organization with evaluating its existing culture and developing a plan to improve its overall culture and the conduct of its employees.
The KPMG POPI Centre of Excellence is focussed on bringing solutions to our clients which are uncomplicated and, of primary importance, make business sense.
It has become apparent is that the amount of work required in achieving POPI compliance is often underestimated by companies.
As the environment for alternative investments continues to evolve, hedge fund managers are rethinking their products, fee structures and investor mix to refocus on institutional investors.
Most insurers understand the potential value big data could deliver. But our experience suggests that few are ready to take full advantage.
KPMG's 2015 South African Insurance Survey explores the regulatory landscape and focus on hot topics such as market conduct and the Retail Distribution Review.
The 2015 edition of the annual KPMG Insurance Survey has revealed that the short-term insurance industry’s performance remains under pressure continuing the trend for the third consecutive year.
As a continent on the “Rise”, Africa holds enormous potential for growth, with 50% of the population under 34 years…providing banking/payment solutions is the big challenge.
Financial institutions are currently rethinking the future success of their investment banks post-crisis. They have come to realise that conduct, culture and technology (including cyber security) are now vital elements of their agenda.
New hedge fund regulations aim to better safeguard investor monies. The new legislation mainly impacts leverage limits, repurchase policies, valuation frequency, tax treatment, administration, custodianship and reporting.
This report highlights the latest regulatory issues affecting the investment management industry on a global scale.