In the current economic and financial climate banks are faced with a multitude of business challenges that need to be addressed.

In the current economic climate banks are faced with a multitude of business challenges.

The continuing efforts to improve the balance sheet are of paramount importance and often involve tough divestment and deleveraging decisions in difficult market conditions. Another focus of management is on how to manage through a period of particularly high impairments and low net interest margins. Last but not least there are the consequences of state aid and reputational damage to be worked through as well as the looming specter of increased regulation. 

KPMG’s Global Banking practice brings together knowledge and experience from KPMG member firms around the world to help banks manage the challenges they are facing. With a wealth of industry experience and specialist knowledge, our firms’ banking professionals can add value to your business. Amongst others, these focus around Client Centricity, the Digital Agenda as well as Regulatory and Accounting support.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can help you achieve your business objectives so please contact us with any questions you may have.


Today's challenges

  • Improving operational efficiency and cost management
  • Financial, risk, capital and liquidity management
  • Strategic reorientation, change in strategy and organisational structure, mergers and acquisitions 
  • Regulatory changes and pressure to comply
  • IFRS for Banking
  • The importance of Social Media in the banking sector


Evolving Banking Regulation 2015

An extensive review of 2013 bank regulation including the impact on bank structure...

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The cumulative impact of regulation

An impact analysis of the accumulation of regulations on the Belgian banking sector.

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Key Contacts

ECB Update - September 2016

The ECB Office newsletter highlights the priorities the ECB is focussing on in 2016.

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Board level IT governance research project

Research Briefing 3: Corporate Governance Codes and Digital Leadership

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The Pulse of Fintech – Q2 2016

Quarterly analysis of global venture capital trends in the fintech sector.

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KPMG's IFRS Institute in Belgium

The information on this site will interest any firm in the process of converting to IFRS.

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Interest rate risk in the banking book

Banks provide their views on the regulators’ proposals to add interest rate risk.

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