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Smart Site Selection for Life Sciences Companies

Life science companies have to future-proof their value chain by placing functions, assets and risks in locations where they are planning to have their profits taxed. Structures where profit allocations are made in tax-beneficent locations with little or no substance are no longer viable.
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The next wave of challenges in Cyber Security

Swiss companies are underestimating the cyber risks associated with the Internet of Things. They are still not working together enough on digital security and lack a complete understanding of the threats involved, as illustrated in KPMG’s latest study, “Clarity on Cyber Security”.
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Fraud Barometer: More cases but less loss?

The latest ‘KPMG Forensic Fraud Barometer’ reveals that Swiss courts processed 91 cases of white-collar crime last year, a record number. At CHF 280 million, however, total losses have fallen to their lowest level in eight years. The average loss per case was around CHF 3 million.
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CEOs set a high bar for their CFOs

In today’s complex global economy, what do CEOs expect from their CFOs? The answer: strategic partners. KPMG surveyed over 500 executives across the globe to explore the CFO through a CEO lens.
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Gathering speed: Transforming Switzerland’s tax functions

New regulatory requirements, growing government requests and increasing demands from internal and external stakeholders for greater compliance… The pressures on tax functions are mounting, forcing companies to rethink their operational set-ups.
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Can you trust your data?

The magnitude 9.0 earthquake in Japan in 2011 shattered lives. The destruction surprised the world since few expected a catastrophy that large. Much of the damage could have been avoided if seismic model uncertainty were taken into account. Business is not different, data analytics without understanding of uncertainties can lead to directly harmful decisions.
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