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Buyer's remorse: five areas where leasing solutions are falling short

Posted by Sarah Werner

By now, public companies have adopted the new lease accounting standards, IFRS 16 and ASC 842, as required on January 1, 2019.

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Does your M&A strategy include a subledger?

Posted by Chris Wade

COVID-19 has brought back into the foreground a long-debated topic: where should acquisitive organizations draw the line in integrating the newly acquired organization? Should it just integrate at the product and business level, or extend into...

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Is the answer always SaaS? A cloudy topic for regulatory software!

Posted by Tristan Atkins

With the world moving to a Software as a Service (SaaS) based model for applications used across business units, it’s interesting to look at why we are seeing insurers opt for a public/private cloud or on-premise deployment for IFRS 17...

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IASB delays IFRS 17 a year, but critical that insurers not pause projects

Posted by Sarah Werner

Once again, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has decided to defer the effective date of the IFRS 17 standard to annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2023. The Board also decided to extend the exemption...

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Core Finance: Taking a strategic approach to cloud

Posted by Amanda Steward

This is the third in a series of three blog posts which looks at how a digital finance transformation enables a future-ready finance department - one that can use data, technology and human talent to go beyond governance to provide commercial...

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Top takeaways from the 2020 InsuranceERM IFRS 17 Conference

Posted by Sarah Werner

Recently, we participated in the IFRS 17 event hosted by InsuranceERM. The conference was well attended with over 120 senior finance leaders present.  It drew speakers from major insurers across Europe including Allianz, AIG, and Ageas Group as...

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Building the foundation for the future of finance

Posted by Amanda Steward

This is the second in a series of three blog posts which looks at how a digital finance transformation enables a future-ready finance department - one that can use data, technology and human talent to go beyond governance to provide commercial...

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What do health insurance CFOs have to do with consumer experience?

Posted by Sarah Werner

Call it the age of the consumer experience.  The way we engage with our banks has transformed, the way we buy our cars has been upended, the way we shop has done a 180 – it was only a matter of time before consumers demanded changes to the...

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Fighting for a digital finance transformation? Focus on customer benefits.

Posted by Amanda Steward

This is the first in a series of three blog posts which looks at how a digital finance transformation enables a future-ready finance department - one that can use data, technology and human talent to go beyond governance to provide commercial...

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Finance re-imagined: an interview with KPMG Partner, David Fourie

Posted by Andrea Herbert

Ahead of our annual AptConnect event on November 19-20, I sat down with KPMG Financial Services Partner, David Fourie, who will be joining us as a keynote speaker, to discuss the digitization of finance, potential obstacles and what’s at stake...
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