KPMG launches market conduct webpage

Market conduct has taken prime position as a risk in financial circles. Regulators are increasingly expecting firms to actively manage conduct risk. South African financial market participants need to prepare for the changing supervisory approach that is likely to accompany the new market conduct regime. KPMG’s Financial Services Africa Regulatory Centre of Excellence, our firms’ […]

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The Future of Procurement: Forecast 2025

The face of procurement is changing exponentially. The role is stepping out of the shadows and coming to the fore as a vital element in the business strategy of any corporation. However, complexities still exist and organisations that are capable of managing these difficulties and survive, characterise the FUTUREBUY organization. These organisations embrace the increasing […]

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State Of Logistics survey explores trends in SA Supply Chains

KPMG has contributed to the 10th State of Logistics Survey , highlighting the trends in South African supply chains for the last decade and its future outlook. South Africans has over the past decade functioned in some of the toughest environments to date. Researched projects recently conducted by KPMG analyse a number of supply chain […]

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Structural reform in banking

Regulation is the most powerful immediate force, with a constant impact on the industry, dissipating, absorbing and consuming so much time and effort. The structural reform agenda, not only brings change, but uncertainty. While the intentions and objectives are well noted, the impact is far reaching. In an attempt to solve the too big to […]

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Complex investments demand a different approach to governance and oversight

With more and more institution entities investing in fund managers there has been an increase of outsourcing of the management of the entity’s investment portfolios. Investments with fund managers has the potential of increasing revenue and growth of the portfolios. Most entities do not having the capacity to manage the portfolios, as they are more […]

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Data as a Business Driver

The role of a Chief Information Officer (CIO) is now, more than ever, fundamental to the health and integrity of financial institutions. This follows findings that financial institutions are increasingly reliant on data and information technology as the foundation of efficient operation. This pervasive data reliance carries risks as well as opportunities. The role of […]

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Clear Choice: KPMG’s Financial Services

The Financial Engineering Group (FEG) is a team with quantitative and specialist risk management expertise in financial instruments. This team was formed within KPMG’s Financial Services Group to keep abreast the ever changing and exceedingly complex market and regulatory environment. This multi-disciplinary team is led by 2 partners and has 50 professional staff who can […]

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Lean Finance: Foundation for success

Across the globe, the finance teams that provide the most value are those who offer high-quality analysis and advice that contribute to better performance. Of course, finance teams cannot expect to boost their value overnight. Effective business support needs to spring from a strong foundation, and so finance functions need to get the basics right. […]

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