Fraud

The anti-corruption journey of the DOJ and SEC

This article focuses on recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) trends and addresses the impact of the new DOJ pilot and the FCPA enforcements. It also highlights other relevant developments in the anti-bribery and corruption space.
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Fraud detection using analytics

Few companies succeed in employing systematic data analysis to detect fraud. What’s necessary to build trust in an analytics based approach to fraud detection? KPMG’s report “Using analytics successfully to detect fraud” explains the challenges of managing an analytics-driven program.
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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?
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Cyber Insurance: The next big thing in Switzerland?

The risk of being the victim of a cyber attack has risen sharply in recent years. Against the damage caused by such attacks, firms can protect themselves with so-called cyber insurance. What services do Cyber Insurances offer, who can assure and what should firms know before completing a policy?
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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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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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