Will procurement as we know it exist in the future?

Digitization is expected to have a strong impact on procurement as we know it today. The old paradigm of cost reduction and cost efficiency is drawing to a close – placing procurement professionals on the threshold of change. But what comes next?

A regulation to fight cyber risks?

The revision of the FINMA Operational Risk Circular 2008/21 will bindingly and explicitly include Cyber Risk in the IT operational risks for banks. Beyond the regulatory requirements for banks, which position shall be adopted when facing Cyber Risks?

The 3 most critical factors for successful business transformation

KPMG’s study “Clarity on Transformation” revealed that senior executives in Switzerland are attuned to the urgent need to invest in continual business transformation. Yet many feel their organizations are not capable of driving the transformational changes necessary to create higher performance due to internal barriers.

Check the health of your data privacy governance today

To respond to the increasing number of questions around data protection compliance and data privacy governance, we have designed the Privacy Health Check. This online check quickly gives you an indication of your organization’s privacy health and outlines the privacy governance focus areas for improving your organization’s privacy management.
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China, Brexit und die Volatilität des M&A Transaktionsvolumens

Nach einem zurückhaltenden ersten Quartal 2016 zog der M&A-Markt im zweiten Quartal leicht an. Verglichen mit der ersten Jahreshälfte 2015 wurden mit 164 Transaktionen in den ersten sechs Monaten dieses Jahres zwar leicht weniger Deals verzeichnet (-9%), jedoch sorgte die angekündigte Syngenta-Übernahme für ein deutlich höheres Transaktionsvolumen.

7 topics that keep compliance officers awake at night

The reality for every Compliance Officer is that no sooner is one risk dealt with, than another arises. This is the product of today’s fast-moving, globally connected world. But fear not. Help is at hand through leading compliance practices and a glimpse into future developments in KPMG’s latest study, “Clarity on Compliance: The future of compliance”.