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Are finance shared service centres adequately managing fraud risks?

Finance shared service centres have become an essential part of many organisations, but they require a change in the way businesses manage fraud risks
Modified date: 20/08/2014
Business and industry issue

Account takeover fraud – NFIB update

Russian and UK organised crime gangs are using Trojan software and cloned SIM cards to withdraw funds from thousands of bank accounts.
Modified date: 16/08/2014
Business and industry issue

Face of fraud changes as conmen rely on the innocence of youth

KPMG’s bi annual Fraud Barometer measures fraud cases in the UK from 01 January 2014 – 30 June 2014, and considers major fraud cases being heard in the UK’s Crown courts where the charges are in excess of £100,000.
Modified date: 01/08/2014
Business and industry issue; Press release

Whistleblowing – the Commission’s Report

Read a summary of key findings from the Report on the effectiveness of existing arrangements for workplace whistleblowing in the UK.
Modified date: 07/07/2014
Business and industry issue

KPMG at the 2014 Institute of Internal Auditors International Conference, London

KPMG in the UK is proud to be a Principal Partner and major sponsor at the 2014 IIA International Conference on 6 – 9 July 2014 at London’s ExCeL.
Modified date: 02/07/2014
Business and industry issue; Event

Smart Controls

Discover how KPMG offer professional control testing, supported by leading edge technology, that can turn compliance burdens to benefits.
Modified date: 04/06/2014
Business and industry issue

KPMG Cyber Predictions 2014

Cyber security is a rapidly changing field and making predictions always carries a certain risk, but Malcolm Marshall, UK and Global Leader of KPMG’s Cyber Security practice says there are clear trends emerging
Modified date: 01/05/2014
Business and industry issue

Changes to consumer credit regulation

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) became responsible for regulating consumer credit on 1 April 2014.
Modified date: 14/04/2014
Business and industry issue

KPMG issues the latest Profile of a Fraudster report

Cyber fraud represents an increasing risk as criminals turn to robotics to avoid detection.
Modified date: 16/01/2014
Business and industry issue

Cross-border Investigations: are you ready for the challenge?

Conducting cross-border investigations is complex. Add legal and cultural differences and you have a huge challenge facing global corporations today.
Modified date: 10/01/2014
Business and industry issue

Preventing financial crime in the asset management sector

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a report on money laundering, bribery and corruption risks in the asset management sector.
Modified date: 06/12/2013
Business and industry issue

Shady business partners pose serious risk

A KPMG report into corporate intelligence background searches shows troublemaking directors are targeting financial, energy and technology businesses.
Modified date: 17/10/2013
Business and industry issue

Astrus Insights - KPMG's analysis of third-party integrity risks

KPMG has launched the first study of its kind into the risks companies take when they enter into new business relationships
Modified date: 11/10/2013
Business and industry issue

National Fraud Intelligence Bureau: Monthly Threat Update

The latest National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) Monthly Threat Update
Modified date: 27/09/2013
Business and industry issue

Crowdfunding: is there really safety in numbers?

A brief look at the history of crowdfunding or crowdsourcing shows that the model has existed for many years, but has only recently become a real commercial alternative for firms and individuals looking for capital injections into new ideas.
Modified date: 22/08/2013
Business and industry issue

Procurement Fraud: Are you Prepared? – Prevention and detection

The procurement cycle is fundamental to the profitability of an organisation; therefore procurement fraud poses a significant threat to organisations.
Modified date: 12/07/2013
Business and industry issue

Fraud increases 38% to over £0.5bn but real cost is human misery

Fraud cases totalling over £0.5bn were recorded in the first half of 2013, up over a quarter on the previous year, according to KPMG’s latest ‘Fraud barometer’
Modified date: 04/07/2013
Business and industry issue

Risk: moving from a cost centre to a value creator

Plenty of scope exists for turning risk management, within insurance businesses, from a cost centre into a value creator claims Michael Crawford, Head of Insurance Risk & Capital, KPMG in the UK
Modified date: 17/06/2013
Business and industry issue

Procurement Fraud: Could this happen to you? - How it occurs

Abuse within the procurement cycle is common and can be damaging, from the magnitude of potential monetary losses through to reputational damage
Modified date: 07/06/2013
Business and industry issue

The Role of the Chief Risk Officer in Financial Services

The Role of the Chief Risk Officer in Financial Services - Evolution, Revolution, or an Impossible Job?.
Modified date: 23/05/2013
Business and industry issue

Banking Expert Witnesses

We can assist with a range of technical accounting and auditing issues relating to banks and other retail credit institutions.
Modified date: 30/01/2013
Business and industry issue

Forensic Expert Witnesses and Independent Expert Determiners

Our forensic team have a wealth of experience providing expert accounting, technology, investigation and other assistance to clients
Modified date: 30/01/2013
Business and industry issue

Ten warning signs - Is fraud being committed in your company?

Analysis of 348 actual fraud investigations conducted by KPMG member firms in 69 countries suggests that the above is the portrait of a typical office fraudster.
Modified date: 30/10/2012
Business and industry issue

Are pharma companies aware of their third-party compliance positions?

The trend in the pharmaceutical industry to use third parties has increased, as the pressure on boards to reduce costs continues to mount.
Modified date: 30/10/2012
Business and industry issue