Events 

KPMG 2014/15 Investment Management seminar series

Each seminar in the Investment Management series will be held in our office at 1 Harbourmaster Place in the IFSC, will commence at 8:30am (with breakfast available from 8:00am), and will conclude by 9:30am.

 

Please select your chosen topics from the programme below and complete the registration form to ensure that you receive an invitation.

 

Tax update - Year-end operational tax considerations

Chairperson: Seamus Hand

Date: Wednesday, 3 December 2014

 

As the number and complexity of tax considerations for investment funds, their service providers and investors continues to increase, we will provide a short overview of operational tax issues that should be considered in advance of year-end. These will include an update on tax risk management for investment funds, what upcoming FATCA related actions may be relevant and recent withholding tax developments.

 

Regulatory Update - New Investment Management Legislative Changes

Chairperson: Heleen Rietdijk

Date: Tuesday, 20 January 2015

 

As the European Commission has put Investor Protection as one of their top priorities the Investment Management Industry has seen a whole host of new regulation already implemented and 2015 brings even more legislation into force. We will share a short overview of these recent and expected changes with regard to applicable legislation for Investment Managers and Investment Funds.

Financial Reporting seminars

The focus of these sessions is to identify recent developments likely to impact on financial reporting. The key topics that will be covered are:

 

  1. An accountant’s perspective on the new Companies Bill 2012
  2. Recent changes to New Irish GAAP, focussing on FRS 102
  3. A reminder of the key requirement of IFRS 10 and 11
  4. Challenges for the year-end arising from IFRS 12

 

We will also provide an overview of sundry other pronouncements from IASB and review its future work plan. Presentations will be followed by a brief Q&A session.

 

Financial Reporting seminar with a slight Financial Services focus

Chairperson: Garrett O'Neill

Date: Thursday, 20 November 2014

Location: Conrad Hotel, Dublin 2

 

Financial Reporting seminar with a slight Corporate focus  

Chairperson: Tom McEvoy

Date: Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Location: Conrad Hotel, Dublin 2

Insurance update

Date: Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Time: 7.30am - 8.00am: Breakfast  | 8.00am - 9.15am: Business Briefing
Location: KPMG, 1 Harbourmaster Place, IFSC, Dublin 1

 

With financial year ends approaching, companies are grappling with business as usual reporting, dealing with additional regulatory requirements, increased focus on transfer pricing activities and the additional demands placed on reporting functions due to Solvency II preparatory measures.

The range of issues include:

 

  • Accounting: New Irish GAAP, IFRS developments and progress on IFRS Phase 2;
  • Actuarial: New reserving rules for non-life insurers (CP73), Italian tax and variable annuity developments;
  • Solvency II: FLAOR and Pillar 3 challenges;
  • Tax: BEPS and transfer pricing.