Values

Why a strong corporate culture matters more than ever

The constant reports of misconduct highlights how banks and their supervisors are still struggling to get to grips with corporate culture and conduct. Culture and conduct starts from the top, but it must be reinforced by the tone at the middle, and critically the tone at the customer front line. How do you embed a ‘good’ culture in your organization?
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Swiss ORSA – The Insurance Market Reaction

Following the recent issue of a new FINMA circular on ORSA, KPMG Switzerland surveyed leading Swiss insurers to evaluate their response to the new requirements and assess preparedness to comply. Results varied significantly, but one thing is clear: there is still work to be done!
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Bribery and corruption hit companies hard

KPMG`s latest global ABC 2015 report (Anti-Bribery and Corruption) reveals companies find complying with anti-corruption regulation more challenging than ever. Swiss companies state that the variety of risks and impacts reached the next level.
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The new auditor’s report

On 15 January 2015, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) released its new and revised auditor reporting standards. The new requirements are designed to give users more insight into the audit and improve transparency. The description of key audit matters is the most significant change in the auditor’s report for listed companies.
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