5 essential steps to identify and mitigate third-party risk

How well do you really know your clients, vendors, distributors or local representatives? Many companies underestimate the risks and overestimate the quality of their third-party risk assessment. It’s time to reassess the risks and invest in Third Party Risk Management before the damage is done.
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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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Tax Proposal 17 – Start of consultation procedure

On 6 September, the Federal Council submitted a recommendation for the Tax Proposal 17 for consultation. Stefan Kuhn offers an overview and critical look at the relevant content of the proposed reform.
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The future of Audit: What you need to know

In an age of rapid change, innovation and technology is everywhere and data dominates our lives. The audit must reflect this shift if it's to stay relevant and bring key stakeholders the value they are looking for. Data analytics and other technological developments raise the bar to the next level in the audit domain.
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Steigende Leerstände und sinkende Immobilienrenditen auch bei Pensionskassen

In Zeiten von Negativzinsen und tiefen Renditen auf dem Obligationenmarkt setzen Pensionskassen stark auf Immobilienanlagen. Steigende Leerstände und sinkende Renditen schmälern den relevanten Beitrag zur Gesamtperformance der Vorsorgewerke aber zusehends.
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