Securing business advantage in the highly competitive insurance sector is a significant challenge to boards and their reports. 

At the heart of our insurance offering are our people — audit professional, tax consultants, actuaries and advisory consultants who think both practically and strategically to deliver long-lasting value. Our global insurance practice covers 80 global financial centres and provides financial advisory and tax services to many of the world's leading insurers. We are also involved in both professional and industry bodies and take an active role in pursuing regulatory, accounting and tax issues affecting the industry.


Our multinational team of professionals can provide a 360 service to all life, non life and reinsurance companies.



Our dedicated Actuarial practice combines technical knowledge and rigorous processes with wide-ranging commercial and market experience to provide progressive, high quality and flexible advice.  Our team works across a wide range of areas, including risk management, regulatory, tax, advisory and accounting lines, providing the full breadth of services to our clients.  We are also involved in both professional and industry bodies and take an active role in pursuing regulatory, accounting and tax issues affecting the industry.


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Solvency II

Solvency II is intended to create a framework within which European insurance and reinsurance regulation operates. Its introduction is a highly complex and challenging process and one which KPMG member firms have been heavily involved to date in assisting our clients.


The delays to Solvency II present insurers with an opportunity to step back and think about how they can fully embed risk management within the business.


Central Bank of Ireland: Insurance Update

Reserving Requirements for Non-Life Insurers and Non-Life and Life Reinsurers


We can guide you through the process of Central Bank of Ireland authorisation as a Life, Non-Life or Reinsurance Undertaking. Read our quick guide to this process. 

Solvency II from building ERM networks to empowering risk management (PDF, 185KB)


The opportunity Solvency II delays present to insurers.

Towards the final frontier: Perspectives on insurance accounting proposals (PDF, 2.2MB)


The progress towards implementing a more common framework for insurance reporting.

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IFRS Newsletter: Insurance - Issue 41, May 2014


This newsletter highlights the IASB’s discussion in June 2014 on its insurance contracts project. 


Read past issues.

Results Of EIOPA Long-Term Guarantees Assessment (PDF, 2.39MB)

June 2013


See also: Solvency II Long-term Guarantee Assessment (PDF, 1.1MB)

February 2013


Solvency II Long-term Guarantee Assessment (PDF, 513KB)

February 2013


In July 2012 the trilogue parties agreed that an assessment should be performed of the impact of the Long-Term Guarantees measures (the LTG package – or LTGP).

Solvency II: Progress in an Uncertain World (PDF, 4.3MB) 

October 2012


This summary report presents the highlights from our recent Life Insurers’ Technical Practices Survey (TPS) which focuses on Solvency II.


Insurance contacts

liam lynch, partner

Liam Lynch

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Partner & Head of Insurance

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hubert crehan, partner

Hubert Crehan

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