Insurance Dispatch - Spring 2015
Dispatch, KPMG’s quarterly insurance accounting newsletter, updates on the industry’s most pressing accounting developments and provides insight into key accounting issues.
Impact of GAECL guidance on IFRS 9
KPMG's recent IFRS 9 Breakfast Forum focused on the Basel Committee’s Guidance on Accounting for Expected Credit Losses (GAECL) consultation document.
Banking results 2014: A paradox of forces
Our latest banking insights report A paradox of forces analyses the annual results from Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, RBS and Standard Chartered and paints a mixed picture of the banking industry.
The changing world of money
Challenger banks are making a three-pronged attack on retail banking. What threats, opportunities and challenges lie ahead for the industry’s key players?
The New Kids on the Block
Investment pattern changes are transforming the UK property market believes KPMG’s UK Head of Real Estate & Real Estate Tax Richard White.
Becoming the Future Insurer
The economy is at last moving on from a very challenging recessionary period. However, this new growth environment has its own challenges for insurers
IIS 50th annual seminar
New industry paper presented at the International Insurance Society’s 50th annual seminar in London
Navigating the UK LDI Market
Our 2014 survey explores how the UK Liability Driven Investment market has involved, with investment now covering £157 billion of liabilities.
Discover how KPMG offer professional control testing, supported by leading edge technology, that can turn compliance burdens to benefits.
FATCA - time to act
As the deadline for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) implementation approaches, UK financial institutions (FFIs) must act now
Successful €20bn IBRC loan sale
Kieran Wallace and Eamonn Richardson of KPMG Dublin, have announced the outcome of the €20bn loan sales processes in respect of two IBRC loan books
KPMG & Workday
KPMG offers an innovative approach to providing unified HCM, and FM solutions designed for today’s dynamic and global organisations
Solvency II becomes reality
Approval of the Solvency II, Omnibus 2, draws to an end the elongated process to establish new prudential regime for European insurers
FATCA - where are we now?
An update on FATCA: where we are now, reporting requirements and key messages for UK Financial Institutions.
Endless saga of Solvency II delays
The next indicative date for the key European Parliament plenary meeting to consider, and hopefully approve, Omnibus 2 was released this morning
Fuelling the economy
A change in mindset could see insurance companies pooling their resources for the greater social good
Life After Work
Andy Masters believes the savings culture in the UK needs to change if we are to have saved enough to protect our futures and have a ‘life after work’
Shortfall Application Judgment
There are various possible ways the Court might hold that shortfall claims into the general unsecured estate should be valued.
MF Global UK - 30.7 Application
On 3 May 2012, the Administrators made an application to the High Court seeking directions as to the status of certain US Treasury Bills