• Strong appetite for M&A and alliances

    Our latest Global Capital Confidence Barometer shows that BCM executives expect strong dealmaking in the sector over the coming months.

  • Unleashing the potential of FinTech in banking

    Explosive growth in FinTech means banks and FinTechs need to get better at working together. We explore eight considerations for overcoming barriers to successful collaboration.

  • FinTech Adoption Index

    Our most recent survey of more than 22,000 digitally active consumers reveals there is no doubt FinTech has reached a tipping point of acceptance.

  • M&A integration in financial services

    After two strong years of M&A activity, the pressure is now on acquirers to prove they can secure value from the transactions they have pursued.

  • Customer experience: innovate like a FinTech

    Banks are under intense pressure to master the customer experience. Our Global Consumer Banking Survey explores how to thrive in the new landscape.

  • Understanding is the key to customer loyalty

    Our Global Consumer Banking Survey identifies four key customer segments. How are you serving the pros, digital stars, traditionalists and financial stars among your customers?

  • Global Banking Outlook 2017

    We analyze strategic priorities for banks and what they can do to reshape, control, protect, optimize and grow their businesses.

  • Front-office control functions

    How are capital markets banks handling increased expectations for managing non-financial risks? Learn how dedicated front-office control functions and Chief Control Officers (CCOs) can help.

  • Five tips for quality customer engagement

    Engaged customers are more likely to view banks as trusted advisors, rely on them for financial advice and share personal information.

Guiding an industry in transition

Amid significant global regulatory reform, banks and securities firms are faced with numerous challenges and sweeping changes. How should banks' operating models evolve? Where are the greatest opportunities for growth? What is the most effective way to raise and manage capital?

These are some of the questions banks are wrestling with as they seek to comply with new regulations while meeting the expectations of customers and shareholders for service, transparency and return-on-investment.

We provide guidance in these key areas:


  • Financial regulatory reform

    Global financial regulatory reform is daunting in its breadth and complexity. Our global network of advisory professionals offers an integration of regulatory and technical skills that sets us apart in advising and helping clients to achieve compliance and growth.

    View our Global Financial Regulatory Reform site.

  • Banking risk management

    Risk management has taken on a new level of importance. Get up to speed on risk control practices and regulatory requirements.

    Profile of a businessman shaking hands with a businesswoman stepping down from an airplaneImplications of Eurozone crisis
    What issues are complex global banks considering in their response to the Eurozone crisis? Tapestry Network's ViewPoints whitepaper summarizes the discussions from non-executive bank directors.

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    Read how banks are responding to risks in funding and liquidity, regulatory changes, cybersecurity, other geopolitical risks and the general economic picture.

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    This ViewPoints paper summarizes three ways banks can identify emerging risks gathered from discussions with directors, CROs, regulators and banking professionals.

    Evolution of the CROEvolution of the CRO
    "CRO" may not be a new title in banking, but post-crisis challenges mean that responsibilities have grown considerably for this officer. Gain further insight into this role's challenges and which areas will be integral for success.

    Global banksWhat lies ahead on the bank risk governance journey?
    This report highlights the state of bank risk governance and upcoming priorities based on discussions with bank leadership, non-executive directors and senior regulators.

    Back to ERM basics for banking industryBack to ERM basics for banking industry
    By reviewing risk fundamentals and establishing an empowered head of ERM, banks will create a more holistic view of risk across their organizations.

    Global banksThe liquidity gap
    Solvency and liquidity are the core pillars of banking, but the financial crisis exposed weaknesses global financial services leaders now must work to fix.

    Global banksHow global banking is fixing vulnerabilities
    Shoring up risk governance is top priority for banks amidst competing demands. Our risk governance survey provides perspective on what's next.
  • Governance in banks

    Who's responsible for setting risk appetite? What role does the board play? Find out how risk governance at banks is evolving.

    Bank Governance Leadership Network ViewPoints 10 November 2011What does increased supervision mean for banks?
    Find out how bank supervisors implement enhanced supervision, determine the appropriate level of intensity for banks and how they choose to influence strategic decisions.

    Bank Governance Leadership Network ViewPoints 10 November 2011Global banks adapt to uncertain economics and regulations
    Members of the Bank Governance Leadership Network agree that better dialogue among senior supervisors, C-suite executives and directors is essential. Read about other approaches.

    Profile of a businessman shaking hands with a businesswoman stepping down from an airplaneImplications of Eurozone crisis
    What issues are complex global banks considering in their response to the Eurozone crisis? Tapestry Network's ViewPoints whitepaper summarizes the discussions from non-executive bank directors.

    Banks adapt to uncertain economics and regulationsBanks adapt to uncertain economics and regulations
    Members of the Bank Governance Leadership Network share their outlook for global economic and financial regulatory reform.

    The changing shape of European banking regulationThe changing shape of European banking regulation
    New regulatory structures are emerging to better oversee financial institutions and system-wide risks across Europe. Non-executive directors from leading global banks discuss the implications.
  • Banking performance improvement

    Who's responsible for setting risk appetite? What role does the board play? Find out how risk governance at banks is evolving.

    Bank Governance Leadership Network ViewPoints 10 November 2011Global banks adapt to uncertain economics and regulations
    Members of the Bank Governance Leadership Network agree that better dialogue among senior supervisors, C-suite executives and directors is essential. Read about other approaches.

    Profile of a businessman shaking hands with a businesswoman stepping down from an airplaneImplications of Eurozone crisis
    What issues are complex global banks considering in their response to the Eurozone crisis? Tapestry Network's ViewPoints whitepaper summarizes the discussions from non-executive bank directors.

    Business man smilingImproving risk identification
    This ViewPoints paper summarizes three ways banks can identify emerging risks gathered from discussions with directors, CROs, regulators and banking professionals.

    Evolution of the CROBank directors discuss industry challenges
    Members of the Bank Governance Leadership Network share their perspectives on new regulatory regimes and the implications for large global banks.

    Global banksThe changing shape of European banking regulation
    New regulatory structures are emerging to better oversee financial institutions and system-wide risks across Europe. Non-executive directors from leading global banks discuss the implications.
  • Bank reporting

    Heightened levels of professional skepticism and executive involvement are needed in today's environment. Read our candid perspectives.

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    We walk you through a practical working model of consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.

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    Read our survey of credit risk and accounting policy personnel at 14 different financial institutions of various sizes from community banks to very large national banks.

    Federal Reserve: bank regulatory reporting survey Federal Reserve: bank regulatory reporting survey
    Use our bank regulatory reporting benchmark survey to compare your organization to the current practices of RRDs against plans extending through 2015.

    International GAAP banking financial statements International GAAP banking financial statements
    We walk you through a practical working model of consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.

    Dodd-Frank: seven implications for banks Dodd-Frank: seven implications for banks
    While the Dodd-Frank Act passed by US lawmakers contains few explicit tax sections, its provisions may have significant tax implications for financial institutions.

    What the 'bank bonus tax' means for you What the 'bank bonus tax' means for you
    The UK Government introduced a new bank payroll tax in its 2009 Pre-Budget Report that will impact companies within the banking sector.

    How to achieve VAT package compliance How to achieve VAT package compliance
    Businesses that supply and/or purchase services across the European Union will be affected by the "VAT package" effective 1 January 2010.

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    We explain the Contemporaneous transfer pricing documentation now required for some French entities.

    Key issues when restructuring intercompany loans Key issues when restructuring intercompany loans
    The scarcity of credit and capital means companies stand to benefit from factoring in a liquidity premium when pricing their intercompany lending transactions.


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