Financial services

NAIC Spring Update - Accounting Investments, RBC and Solvency Modernization webcast - May 5, 2016


This webcast will summarize the recent developments of the short and long-term projects of the NAIC with a focus on decisions reached at the 2016 NAIC Spring National Meeting.

Accounting Standards Update 2016-05, Effect of Derivative Contract Novations on Existing Hedge Accounting Relationships


This issue of financial markets insights explores novations and why they happen, what is changing under ASU 2016-05, and next steps for businesses.

US Real Estate Insights - Spring 2016


This issue of US Real Estate Insights highlights the theme of disruption in the real estate markets, as well as the evolution of the housing market in response to the changing economic and demographic environment.

The overhaul of lease accounting: Catalyst for change in corporate real estate


This publication discusses the newly-released lease accounting standard and presents considerations for companies that are significant users of real estate.

Working guide for an investment company’s audit committee


The guide provides audit committee members a source of possible topics and matters to discuss with fund management, service providers and internal and independent auditors.

Bank fraud: Old defenses won’t stop new threats


Ten key steps for preventing fraud attacks.

Current state of the auto finance industry


In this paper, we focus solely on the US results of our 2016 International Automotive Lending & Leasing survey and provide relevant insight to not only lenders, but also manufacturers and dealers.

In depth: Revenue standard is final – A comprehensive look at the new model (Transportation and logistics industry supplement)


The FASB and IASB have issued their long-awaited converged standard on revenue recognition. How will you be affected? This industry-specific supplement to our In depth publication highlights some of the areas that could create the most significant challenges for transportation and logistics entities as they transition to the new revenue standard.

Out with the many: Redesigning distributor compensation as a shared service


Insurers are rethinking their legacy operating platforms as distributors seek smoother moves. Consolidation can help.

IASB/FASB Insurance Contracts Project - Meeting summaries


Insurers currently use a variety of different and largely inconsistent local approaches to measure the value of insurance contracts within their statutory financial statements. This diversity makes it difficult to compare companies and may fail to reflect the true economic value of insurance business, which can put insurers at a considerable disadvantage when competing for capital.