Financial Services

Supporting you in future-proofing your business to become risk resilient and risk ready

The world of risk is changing. Challenging economic times, volatile world events and fast-changing technology are leaving organisations more vulnerable than ever. It’s much harder to predict where new risks will come from. The increased regulations, dynamic markets and high expectations have made the companies committed to recognise the importance of readiness towards both internal as well as external risk. Businesses are adapting and so are we: supporting you in future-proofing your business to be risk resilient and risk ready.

We at PwC understand that significant risks are not just confined to the niche areas within your organisation. We are committed towards not just value protection but also value addition in your business. Our practice has developed a comprehensive approach that will help protect your current processes, facilitate strategic decision-making and improve efficiency. Smart professionals quipped with a smart approach and smart technology can help you find the right risk solutions to meet your unique needs.

Practice overview

PwC assists in determining effective risk management solutions to help meet you company’s strategic objectives. Our team of experienced professionals primarily focusses in areas such as banking, insurance, asset and portfolio managers, capital markets and other avenues in the financial services sector.

We have multi-location team of 1000 + financial services professionals focusing on Banking, NBFC, Capital Markets and Insurance sectors. The competency profile of FS professionals includes Governance, Risk Management, Compliance, Assurance, Consulting, Technology, Tax, and M&A Advisory across the EMEA region.

Our Differentiators

Our experience and specialisation

  • Our practice has a varied and dynamic experience across the financial services industries in the consulting, advisory, technology, tax and the assurance domain
  • Our practice has a large pool of professionals with multi-dimensional experience across Banks, NBFCs, Insurance, Capital Market players and other financial value chain service providers in India, Singapore, Hong Kong and Middle East
  • Our practice has a strong regulatory services team that is a thought leader on various financial services industry issues with inputs on topics across regulations, governance, management assurance and taxation issues
  • A very strong analytics team presence within the PwC network helping on continuous control monitoring initiatives within concurrent audit

Our regulatory connects

  • The PwC team regularly interacts with various Banks in the industry to understand the concerns across the regulatory domain through various seminars, events, roundtables and surveys
  • The PwC team has as a part of its team, Ex-RBI professionals, who help establish connect with different departments within RBI, to discuss and obtain clarity on the pressing industry issues
  • The PwC team has a global Central Banking forum, which interacts with various Central Banks across the globe, including India, to understand the priorities of the regulators

Our thought leaderships

  • PwC believes that it is a knowledge organisation and has always been in the forefront of sharing industry trends, industry analysis and innovations in the financial services space. PwC has instrumental in drafting the original COSO framework
  • PwC has played a significant role in helping the NBFCs transition to Banking players under the differentiated Bank license regime right from the application stage to rolling out the target operating model
  • PwC has made a significant contribution by being a knowledge partner in the financial technology innovation space
  • Our solutions

  • Governance
    Governance

    Governance

    Under Governance services PwC can support you with multiple solutions that includes Quality Assurance Reviews of Governance functions like internal audit, management audit, review of effectiveness of Board of Directors and Audit Committees, cyber risk services, IFC / ICFR / SOX planning, reviews and testing and standard operating procedure development services.

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  • Risk Management / CRO Advisory services
    Risk Management / CRO Advisory services

    Risk Management / CRO Advisory services

    Under Risk Management / CRO Advisory services PwC can help you with solutions such as review of the treasury function and benchmarking with the best practices, NPA reviews and audits, CDR / JLF / S4 Assistance/ Covenant monitoring reviews, operational risk reviews and Third Party Risk Management, review and testing of risk management models and BASEL/solvency and Enterprise Risk Management reviews.

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  • Compliance / CCO Advisory services
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    Compliance / CCO Advisory services

    Under the compliance/chief compliance officer advisory services PwC assists you in conducting compliance reviews covering RBI/SEBI and IRDA regulations, compliance testing, regulatory interactions and licensing support, regulatory interpretations, regulatory reporting reviews and testing and Risk Based Supervision Support for Banks.

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