Forensic

Combating money laundering: Switzerland shifts to a higher gear

The Swiss Federal Council has ratified the FDF’s draft of the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) in June 2018 and issued the corresponding draft for consultation until 21 September 2018. The planned amendments to the AMLA address the weaknesses identified by the Financial Action Task Force.

Donor fraud is on the rise. How can you protect your organization?

Donor fraud is on the rise, but today’s charitable and nonprofit organizations aren’t doing enough to protect themselves. Tracking how and where the donations are spent is just the tip of the iceberg. Monitoring who the donor is and where the money comes from – is equally important.

Detecting and preventing financial crime – a huge challenge for Swiss banks

The global significance of the Swiss financial center has made it a focus of efforts to combat organized crime and money laundering. Banks and public authorities are finding themselves faced with a variety of challenges as a result. A new study by KPMG identifies areas where action needs to be taken.

5 essential steps to identify and mitigate third-party risk

How well do you really know your clients, vendors, distributors or local representatives? Many companies underestimate the risks and overestimate the quality of their third-party risk assessment. It’s time to reassess the risks and invest in Third Party Risk Management before the damage is done.
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Fight corruption and stay compliant with new global standard ISO 37001

Globalization poses greater challenges for Anti-Bribery and Corruption compliance than ever before. Now any organization, regardless of size, sector or jurisdiction can certify its anti-bribery management system to an internationally recognized standard and join the effort to combat corruption.
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White-collar crime in Switzerland causes losses in the billions

The most recent KPMG Forensic Fraud Barometer shows that Swiss courts tried 57 cases of white-collar crime in 2016. While this might be significantly fewer cases than the year before, the total losses exceeded CHF 1.4 billion, a record high since KPMG began gathering data.
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