Latest news and insights from KPMG’s European Central Bank Office.
Every quarter, KPMG's European Central Bank Office brings you news and insights into issues relating to the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). This quarterly newsletter seeks to cover the key issues that the ECB are talking about, and the questions and topics that KPMG member firms are discussing among banks and others in the industry. It aims to highlight both current and upcoming change by identifying potential effects on financial institutions' strategies and operations.
The autumn edition of our regular ECB Update puts the spotlight on six key areas. They are:
If we take a step back from these individual topics we can see some underlying themes at work. These include the need to respond to political changes, and the desire to adapt to the rapid evolution of technology. And, of course, a continuing focus on harmonisation - typified by the development of pan-European benchmarking.