One-stop destination for new market conduct regime

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’ leading global regulatory experts, can provide insights into the implications of the raft of regulatory change and the direction of developments around […]

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Data and Analytics to improve decision making within HR

All organisations, whether large or small gather data about their employees. Whether this data is used effectively for decision making at C-Suite level depends on a variety of factors including the level of maturity of the HR function. The level of sophistication in the South African business environment is disparate.  At one end of the […]

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REPORT: Taking a closer look at the broadening role of General Counsel

KPMG Forensic conducted a global study of how General Counsel are turning risk to advantage. This resulted in a report titled Over the horizon: How corporate counsel are crossing frontiers to address new challenges. The report drills into some of the findings of the previous study and consists of in-depth interviews with General Counsel and other senior […]

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Consumer Credit Insurance

The National Treasury of South Africa recently released a “Technical Report on The Consumer Credit Insurance Market in South Africa” which reviews the regulatory framework and market structure for consumer credit insurance (CCI) policies that are sold with, or linked to, consumer credit. It considers several proposals to enhance the existing regulatory framework to achieve […]

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Retail Distribution Review – RDR

The Retail Distribution Review (RDR) has been initiated by the Financial Services Board (FSB) in an attempt to ensure that customers receive fair outcomes when purchasing financial products. The review is focused on the distribution and compensation practices within the retail financial services industry. The review has been conducted under the market conduct peak of […]

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Insurance: Delivering customer excellence in the midst of changing behaviour

In the current digital age, customers literally have access to more information at their fingertips, and are more empowered when making purchasing decisions than ever before. In comparison to the pre-internet era, customers no longer set up formal meetings with a broker prior to making an insurance purchase. Right now they are more likely to […]

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Growing the Future: R&D is the key

The Faculty of AgriSciences at Stellenbosch University, in association with KPMG, is pleased to welcome you to attend a morning seminar on Research and Development in the agriculture industry, and in particular, tax incentives available for undertaking Research and Development to boost economic activity. This is an ideal opportunity to catch up on funding options […]

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Clear Choice: KPMG’s Financial Services

The financial services environment is rapidly changing due to a shifting investor base, an increased focus on operational infrastructure and the implications associated with a continuing wave of global regulation. Investment managers, fund managers and medical schemes have to be more innovative and faster in their response to a progressively faster changing world. The regulatory […]

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