Ian Pollari

Ian Pollari

National Sector Leader, Banking and Global Co-leader, KPMG Fintech practice

Articles by Ian Pollari

Financial Services

The Consumer Data Right Bill – a positive sign for the development of open banking

The Consumer Data Right Bill was introduced into parliament this morning by the Treasurer. This should see current timelines observed for approval/implementation of Open Banking. Ian Pollari, Head of Banking…

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Financial Services

Australia striving for a spot in the global Fintech evolution

Over the past five years, the H2 Ventures and KPMG Fintech100 report has tracked the emergence and maturation of the startups looking to revolutionise the financial services sector.

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Financial Services

Fintech and digital innovation: the future of banking

How will fintech, one of the fastest-growing sectors in the global financial services industry, fit in and alter the Australian landscape?

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Financial Services

Tougher conditions, tougher measures: KPMG Major Australian Banks Full Year Analysis 2016-17

The Australian major banks (‘the majors’) continue to adapt to tougher market conditions, reporting a modest increase in aggregate profits for the 2017 full year.

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Financial Services

Staying ahead on fintech: Australia’s financial institutions are ahead of the global curve

In Australia, we often labour under the misconception that industries in other countries are more advanced than ours. But according to our latest global fintech report this is not the case.

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Financial Services

Australia’s Alternative Finance Future goes from strength to strength

Australia is emerging as a regional leader in the $300bn global Alt-Fi market.

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Financial Services

Australia’s fintech sector: growing fast but in need of continued nurturing

The number of fintech start-ups has risen from fewer than 100 in 2014 to 579 companies today with the great majority Australian owned. In Australia, fintech has ‘come of age’.

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Financial Services

Fintech Pulse 2017: capital off to a slow start, but VC and corporate activity still strong

Australia continues its emergence as a global fintech centre, according to KPMGs latest quarterly report on fintech investment.

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Innovation & Digital

mLabs: A mutual collaboration with startups

This month we launched the KPMG Mutual Fintech Acceleration Program (KPMG mLabs) bringing together seven Mutual ADIs and fourteen fintech startups in a market-first corporate industry sector innovation accelerator. To…

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