IFRS Insurance Newsletter
These newsletters provide a monthly update on developments relating to the joint IASB/FASB Insurance Contracts. They include an overview, summaries of recent meetings, current status and the anticipated timelines for completion.
Insurers Increasingly Navigate Unconventional Course
This paper provides a series of ideas and questions that insurers may want to consider relating to asset and liability matching, balancing value against growth potential, duration risk, strategy development, and a commitment to transparency.
Frontiers in Finance – June 2015
This issue of Frontiers in Finance addresses the areas where financial institutions should look in order to build competitive advantage and increase profitability.
Hong Kong Financial Regulation Alert
The Financial Regulatory Alerts are issued by KPMG China's Tax Services and Financial Services to highlight emerging issues in Hong Kong’s financial services industry as well as considerations for response.
Generate value from Finance
Investing in the right areas of Finance can allow you to realise immediate benefits and generate significant long-term value for your organisation.
Does your business need a check-up?
Regulatory changes, inflexible systems, manual workarounds, time to market pressure for new products and tight expense budgets can place great strain on your business. Can your organisation cope?
Making IT work to your advantage
Many insurers are encountering issues with complex system integrations and rising IT costs. Determining how to leverage new technology can also be a challenge. Make sure you get the most from your IT.
Leveraging your customer data
Are you getting the maximum value out of your customer data? What is your share of your customer's spend on insurance? It's time to build the right customer data strategy that will help you derive optimum value from your data.
Optimise your distribution channels
Have you got the right strategy, infrastructure, tools and incentives in place to help drive maximum value from your distribution channels and improve top-line growth and profitability?
Evolving Insurance Regulation 2015: The journey begins
2015 is seeing international developments dominate regulatory change in the insurance industry. This report explores the key developments in detail and the impacts they are having, and will continue to have on the industry.
Viewpoint Podcast: IFRS 15 Impacts for the Insurance Industry
The podcast discusses the impacts for: groups with non-insurance subsidiaries; insurers offering investment contracts, pension administration and claims handling; and general insurers offering ancillary services such as road-side assistance programs.
China Outlook 2015
KPMG’s Global China Practice provides analysis and commentary on China’s economy, outward direct investment (ODI) and foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2014, and offers a closer look at the industry sectors. The report also provides our outlook for 2015.