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FATCA: Time to Act

Preparing for the new tax information exchange mechanism in the Russian financial sector

The requirements of FATCA will apply to all financial institutions in the Russian Federation, including the branches and subsidiaries of foreign entities operating on Russian territory...More


Outlook for financial markets regulation

Top 10 for 2015

The EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy of the Deloitte UK member firm has set out 10 key areas where it expects significant progress in the regulatory agenda during 2015...More

Outlook for financial markets regulation

2015 planning priorities for internal audit in financial services

Assurance for growth

In this paper we explore the key planning priorities that internal audit functions should be covering in 2015, whilst they continue to operate against a backdrop of heightened regulatory scrutiny, emerging best practices and increasing stakeholder expectations...More

2015 planning priorities for internal audit in financial services

Banking & Securities

Performance indicators of some leading banks in Russia from January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016

This comparative analysis presents the changes in financial indicators for the period from 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2016 for several of the leading banks on the Russian market. We have taken the data from the annual and semi-annual IFRS reports...More

Performance indicators of some leading banks in Russia from January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016

2015 Insurance M&A Outlook

Continuing acceleration

Now that the insurance sector has come through the financial crisis and many companies are on better financial footing, C-suites and boards of directors are placing renewed attention on the quest for profitable growth. While growing organically is proving difficult, the strategy to deploy available capital to M&A continues to accelerate. This report highlights the current state of insurance industry M&A and examines the top issues facing companies in 2015...More

2015 Insurance M&A Outlook

CE Banking Outlook

North – South Divide on the Road to Recovery

CE Banking Outlook presents key challenges and individual factors impacting the banking industry in Central Europe. The report covers banking sectors in eight CE countries: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia...More

CE Banking Outlook

Banking across borders

International expansion opportunities for emerging markets-based banks

By taking stock of their capabilities, sharpening their strategic focus, and recognizing that international expansion is a journey, not a footrace, emerging markets-based banks can pave an effective path to future growth in other developing countries...More

Banking across borders

Fifth Global IFRS Banking Survey

Finding your way

This fifth edition of the Global IFRS Banking survey focuses on the expected credit loss implementation challenges that banks will have to face and seeks to provide clients, regulators and the wider market with insights into current thinking across the sector...More

Financial affairs

R&D tax relief opportunities for financial services companies

Contrary to common perceptions financial companies are actively engaged in R&D primarily in the development of IT systems to facilitate the operations...More

2014 Banking and Capital Markets Outlooks

Repositioning for growth

What trends are likely to affect the banking and capital markets segments in 2014? After five years of tumultuous change, it is no surprise that banking and capital markets firms have yet to find steady ground...More

Insurance & Pensions

Insurers’ preparations for the new IFRS accounting rules

Gaining momentum

The results of the Global IFRS Insurance Survey 2013 are now out, reporting on the responses of almost 300 insurers from across Western Europe, North America and Asia Pacific in relation to their preparation for the new IFRS accounting rules...More

Insurers’ preparations for the new IFRS accounting rules

2014 Life Insurance and Annuity Industry Outlook

Getting back on track

More life and annuity carriers are expected to break out of their historical operating molds over the next couple of years in order to make more efficient use of capital and to reach out to under-served consumer segments in innovative ways. Insurance firms face obstacles that may be outside of their control in the coming year, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have the ability to shape their own destinies...More

2014 Property & Casualty Insurance Industry Outlook

Innovation leading the way

On the surface the property and casualty sector appears to be doing quite well, but running an insurance carrier is rarely smooth sailing. Insurance firms face obstacles that may be outside of their control in the coming year, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have the ability to shape their own destinies...More

Investment Management

2015 Mutual Fund Industry Outlook

Accelerating the quest for growth

2015 will be a period of accelerating the quest for growth, with a focus on redirection toward expansion and the speed at which growth-oriented strategies are executed. The Outlook, produced by the Deloitte Center for Financial Services, provides an analysis of industry priorities and anticipated trends based on interviews with our leading practitioners to predict what's coming in 2015...More

2015 Mutual Fund Industry Outlook

2015 Private Wealth Industry Outlook

The ongoing institutionali­zation of the single family office

​The private wealth landscape continues to change at a rapid pace. Organizations that grew out of the family business are evolving into very sophisticated wealth and investment managers. Family offices are now adopting more formal governance structures, realigning their organizational structures, implementing risk management programs, embedding more rigorous controls, and reevaluating their technology platforms...More


2015 Private Wealth Industry Outlook

2014 Private Wealth Outlook

Redefining the roles and responsibilities of the evolving family office

Learn how new burdens are prompting private wealth managers to adopt a more institutional structure that includes a renewed focus on procedures and controls. In 2014 the private wealth industry is expected to be as competitive as ever. While worldwide wealth is growing, there is an increasing number of institutions competing for the assets of the relatively few, very wealthy families...More

2014 Alternative Investment Outlook

Finding agility in uneven conditions

Learn how alternative investment managers are navigating new terrain and responding to increased investor demands and an ever-shifting regulatory landscape...More

From the Margins to the Mainstream

Assessment of the impact investment sector

While much excitement has been generated around impact investing lately, consensus about the promise and results of impact investment is still very limited. Over the last few years, much excitement has been generated around the term “impact investing” – an investment approach that intentionally seeks to create both financial return and measurable positive social or environmental impact...More

2014 Mutual Fund Outlook

Innovating around the edges

2014 finds the mutual fund industry in an enviable spot. Mutual fund firms have steadily added new assets while navigating a slippery regulatory terrain. Having grasped this balance, mutual fund firms are now looking to up their game. Much like speed skaters in search of that extra edge that will put them ahead of the pack, mutual fund leaders are innovating around the margins and experimenting with new products to help them develop a competitive advantage...More

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