Mastering new challenges

Risk management is more than a box-ticking exercise – it is a critical investment that can underpin an organization's credibility and its sustainable growth and create value.

In order to achieve this outcome there is a growing appetite to reform risk management through design and implementation of an innovative, cost effective and efficient business-wide approach.

Our Risk Consulting team is experienced in managing diverse aspects of risk management including: risk frameworks, risk modelling and analytics, regulatory compliance, ESG risk, and many more. 

How we can support you

KPMG provides a holistic approach to risk to help our clients' risk framework become more future-proof and to align to their business agenda.

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  • First line of defence risk analytics / model development 
  • Managed service offering for independent model validation
  • Model governance framework re-design and implementation
  • Model lifecycle automation (in-house automation tools and alliance with 3rd party tech provider)
  • Use of artificial intelligence / machine learning in model development
  • Climate stress testing: Assessing the impact of different climate scenarios capturing both transition and physical risks on institutions’ assets, liabilities and income
  • ESG ratings: Rating counterparties against ESG factors based on KPMG-built ESG rating tools (CLIMAID; ESG IQ)
  • ESG risk frameworks: Integration of ESG risks in an institution’s overall risk type framework, incl. risk taxonomy, risk appetite and measurement of financial impacts

External / internal audit SME support and co-sourcing capacity in the following areas:

  • Credit risk, market risk, IRRBB, liquidity risk and model risk
  • Risk diversification
  • Capital requirements, leverage ratio, large exposure reporting
  • Risk governance, risk control
  • Financial instruments valuation
  • Credit Provisioning (FINMA ECL, IFRS 9 ECL, USGAAP CECL)
  • Design and implementation of 
    • credit risk, market risk, IRRBB, liquidity risk and capital management approaches and processes 
    • risk appetite frameworks including monitoring and reporting (internal management information and regulatory reporting)
    • methods and models to measure and control risks including stress testing and scenario analysis 
  • Readiness assessments and regulatory compliance attestations against upcoming regulations and implementation of new requirements
  • On-call technical advice on the interpretation and application of regulatory requirements under FINMA or Basel framework
  • Gap analyses against good / best practice risk management frameworks
  • Risk function target operating model design – organizational design, service model, matrix organization (global vs. divisional/regional functions)
  • Risk function transformation (process automation/digitalization, move to cloud)
  • CRO function benchmarking (FTE, organizational design)

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