Compliance

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.

L’importance d’un programme de conformité adapté

L’analyse de la répartition de la criminalité économique par groupes d’auteurs nous indique que, dans 78% des cas, le management est impliqué. Un travail préventif interne pourrait ainsi réduire significativement le nombre de délits.
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Evolution or revolution for Swiss insurers?

The word ‘change’ conjures up a myriad images and expectations. For some, it represents a threat. For others, it is possibility and potential. Which one it turns out to be for Swiss non-life insurers depends on how they grasp the need for transformation amid current challenges to the status quo.
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White-collar crime: the typical fraudster

Fraud is a global scourge that harms corporate reputations, costs millions and ruins lives. Criminal activities of this nature are taking their toll on numerous companies in Switzerland, too. Yet what does a typical fraudster look like? KPMG took a closer look at this question within the scope of an international study ‘Profile of a Fraudster’.
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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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Sending employees abroad: 8 questions you must ask!

Do you know the feeling of uncertainty when sending employees across borders? Today, short-term business trips or longer projects go hand in hand with complex and challenging regulations that are subject to frequent changes. Non-compliance often leads to significant sanctions.
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