Financial Services

Outsourcing bei Versicherungen und Banken im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung

Am 5. Dezember 2017 hat die FINMA das prinzipienbasierte Rundschreiben 2018/3 «Outsourcing – Banken und Versicherer» veröffentlicht. Die Verantwortung der Umsetzung liegt nun bei den Instituten selbst, was faktisch dazu führt, dass sich mit der Zeit ein Marktstandard etablieren muss.
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Frontiers in Finance: Disruption on the Transformation Journey

How well are senior leaders dealing with disruption? Executives face the data revolution and new technologies, the demand for greater customer centricity, and growing constraints imposed by governments and regulators. The issues are far reaching and the solutions require a strategic approach.
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Navigating the fintech opportunities

Less than half of financial institutions KPMG spoke to believe that their fintech strategy is well aligned to the current challenges and disruptions. But with disruptive technologies being here to stay, a clear strategy and implementation plan is essential. Are you making the most of fintech’s potential?
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How to calibrate the IFRS 17 risk adjustment to arrive at an economic value?

A generic framework for the economic valuation of Insurance Liabilities allows companies to calibrate their risk margin to reflect a truly market-consistent value.
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A lack of radical change hits Swiss private banks’ performances

Analyzing the performances of 85 of Switzerland’s 114 private banks produces a bleak picture. Almost every key performance indicator (KPI) deteriorated in 2016 – sometimes significantly. The vast majority of banks have not taken the action needed to reverse their decline.
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What’s the best option for your business on transition to IFRS 16?

Implementation projects are costly and data requirements extensive. But a careful use of transition options and practical expedients optimize the trade-offs between cost, timing and comparability – and your company’s profit in the post-transition years.
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