These are the latest KPMG publications of Risk Consulting.
Looking to understand more about the issues confronting corporate treasurers in China? Drawing from our experience and industry connections, KPMG creates regular publications on Corporate Treasury Management.
This insight acts as a window into the minds of current COOs and reflects the mood of these important individuals.
The Changing Face of Commerce is a periodical insight dedicated to consumers and convergence and the impact it has on business.
Our Quarterly Business Update series provides current insights and market news to benefit today's executives and decision makers.
A newsletter highlighting internal control regulatory developments in China.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has released a consultative document on the Standardised Measurement Approach (SMA) for operational risk calculation.
The proposed changes are part of a broader regulatory reform initiative to reduce RWA variability that the committee will finalize by the end of 2016.
2015 is seeing international developments dominate regulatory change in the insurance industry. This report explores the key developments in detail and the impacts they are having, and will continue to have on the industry.
This year's edition of our annual report offers a unique overview of this change, the challenges it presents to insurers – and the opportunities now flowing from it.
This report looks at the different stages of regulation development in the region, what issues are arising and what we think the banks should be doing.
This report explores the challenges for global banks arising from the new liquidity ratios.
This report is the second in a series of reports prepared by CFO Research Services in collaboration with KPMG International on the transformation of the corporate finance function at large companies around the world.
The regulatory reforms are already changing the landscape of financial services. There are concerns that new regimes could create fragmentation or channel away liquidity from key markets.
The challenges of conducting business in a modern, globalised economy are compelling finance departments to transform from efficient managers of transactions into 'business visionaries'.
Transforming Finance is KPMG's response to the issues that have been highlighted in A New Role for New Times.
This report analyses the findings of the survey undertaken in August 2009, examining how the financial crisis is changing the attitude of the global insurance industry to risk and capital management.
This paper outlines the key areas where banks face challenges in managing their compliance processes efficiently.
This paper outlines the regulatory obligations management face in preventing money laundering and terrorist financing activities. It discusses the strategies that can help organisations to manage this critical issue.
This brochure provides an overview of the services offered by KPMG China's finance and treasury management.
In cooperation with the Economist Intelligence Unit, this report examines in detail the risk management issues that helped contribute to the global financial crisis and the actions being taken to prevent such a crisis from reoccurring.
This fact sheet introduces the Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Services for the banking industry provided by KPMG Financial Risk Management, with reference to the recent revision of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regulations.
In this PE spotlight article, we look at the implications for PE investors in Asia, with a particular focus on China. Moreover, we provide some relevant suggestions for PE firms regarding ABC compliance over the asset investment life cycle.
Recent events in Tianjin have demonstrated the need for affected companies to urgently assess damages and recoup losses. KPMG’s Claims Management and Accounting Services can help manage different aspects of insurance claims.
This report analyzes some of the key risks companies face when dealing with bribery and corruption. It examines some of the ways in which they are dealing with them and what needs to be done to meet the challenge.
This document summarises the latest regulatory requirements and recommendations for monitoring anti-money laundering risk.
A summary of the risk management programme of the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions Services.
An overview of fraud and misconduct risk management fundamentals and a road map that organisations can use to move beyond a check-the-box approach.
A survey targeting Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and compliance professionals in the top 1,000 global banks with a view into emerging trends and industry perceptions on AML.
A joint report by the European Chamber of Commerce, KPMG, Mayer Brown JSM and TNS examines current consumer attitudes in Hong Kong and Macau towards purchasing fake goods.
The KPMG Integrity Survey 2013 from the U.S. provides an inside look at organizational misconduct based upon responses from more than 3,500 U.S. working adults. In this high-profile survey, we highlight what has changed over the years – and what has not.
KPMG Forensic Services. This is a introduction brochure of Forensic Services.
Enforcement of anti-bribery and corruption laws around the world is at an all-time high. Regulators are attacking corruption under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the 2010 U.K. Bribery Act.
We know that cyber security is an important concern for every organisation. Daily occurrences demonstrate the risk posed by cyber attackers – from individual hackers to professional cyber criminals.
KPMG can assist you in international arbitration and other international disputes. We are part of an international network which has significant experience of providing advice, giving expert evidence under the auspices of major arbitration fora.
Economics and Regulation DAS supports our clients to make informed decisions through the use of macro-economic and econometric tools.
Valuation Dispute Advisory Services is recognised by industry bodies for its wide-ranging experience in dealing with financial aspects of quantum. We aim to provide with relevant valuation advice to your specific industry sector and circumstances.
We can assist to identify the key accounting and financial issues around which disputes revolves. An independent, authoritative and easy to follow analysis of the accounting and financial issues can make a big difference.
The document identifies common fraud and corruption risks in China for foreign companies entering China markets.
Astrus is a cost-effective, proactive due diligence solution that helps you obtain information and assess risks associated with customers, agents and counterparties.
The survey explores where anti-money laundering fits into the changing risk and regulatory landscape facing the financial sector.
KPMG investigated 348 cases of fraud in over 69 countries in a broad-based study. Statistical analysis is provided and recommendations of controls against fraudulent conducts will also be discussed.
KPMG investigated 348 cases of fraud in over 69 countries in a broad-based study. The copious amounts of data gathered over the course of this study made it possible to draw up an average profile of a fraudster.
KPMG surveyed executives on their anti-bribery and corruption (AB&C) compliance challenges and how they are preventing, detecting and responding to AB&C risk.
This paper outlines key aspects of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and explains why risks relating to bribery and corruption may need to be addressed in a merger or acquisition.
This publication outlines the services provided by KPMG China's Corporate Intelligence Services.
This factsheet outlines KPMG China's Forensic Fraud and Misconduct Investigations services.
This factsheet outlines KPMG China's Forensic Technology Services (FTS) services.
This factsheet outlines KPMG China's Anti-bribery Corruption Investigation and Compliance Services.
More than 95 percent of companies create and store business data electronically. As technology is increasingly generating and facilitating criminal activities, this report highlights how Forensic Technology Services are able to assist.
This fact sheet outlines the Intellectual Property and Contract Governance Services that KPMG Forensic can provide in order to ensure companies gain full value from contracts without jeopardising third party relationships.
This report outlines the challenges faced by professionals in cross-border investigations, it also provides insight into possible responses to them.
This issue discusses counterfeiting and copyright extension; it also discusses the changing attitudes towards IP protection in China.
This paper provides an overview of fraud risk management fundamentals, new regulatory mandates and key practices that organisations generally find effective.
This white paper provides an overview of fraud risk management fundamentals, identifies regulatory mandates from around the world, and spotlights critical practices for a business-driven anti-fraud program.
Seeking Value through Internal Audit, a survey of over 400 chief financial officers and audit chairs by KPMG and Forbes, looks at how internal audit can add value and finds a gap between companies’ expectations and what they receive from their audit teams
2015 is seeing international developments dominate regulatory change in the insurance industry. This report explores the key developments in detail and the impacts they are having, and will continue to have on the industry.
On 19 December 2014, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) published its new requirements in the Consultation Conclusions on Risk Management and Internal Control: Review of the Corporate Governance Code and Corporate Governance Report.
This paper describes the evolving need for internal audit in a changing environment and how internal audit drives value creation.
On 20 June 2014, HKEx published the ‘Consultation Paper on Risk Management and Internal Control: Review of the Corporate Governance Code and Corporate Governance Report’, which is available on the HKEx website.
This is the main finding of a large-scale study of risk conducted by KPMG International, based on a global survey of 1,092 C-level respondents that was deployed by the Economist Intelligence Unit in December 2012.
This report, based on interviews with 60 Asia Pacific-based executives, explores awareness and adoption of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) functions in the region.
Our director training programme (Hong Kong) offers both core and elective elements, followed by a Q&A session.
This whitepaper explores the drivers behind, and the benefits of, deploying a continuous auditing and continuous monitoring (CA/CM) program and includes case studies and findings from a KPMG survey.
We examine the lessons that have been learnt from the current financial crisis, and propose ten practical lessons that could help to address perceived weaknesses in risk identification, assessment and management.
This white paper highlights the value of creating and implementing a governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) architecture.
This report includes discussions of monitoring financial forecasts, impact on financial crisis on company's financial and new challenges of board.
This report defines CA/CM and describes technology-enabled capabilities, how it links to existing risk management and operations structures.
This Alert shares KPMG's insights on certain key risk areas that audit committees should take into consideration in order to cope with the dynamic business environment.
This briefing paper considers the importance of planning and measuring the benefits of outsourcing strategies.
This paper aims to provide readers with some views on where their peers are at present, as well as practical insights on formulating and defining their organisation's risk appetite.
The survey shows that leading companies have been able to use well-governed IT processes and risk management to achieve fewer deficiencies at a lower than average cost.
This publication discusses the new demands for internal audit groups to refocus their efforts beyond regulatory compliance issues.
This publication discusses why and how organisations should revisit their risk assessments; and how Internal audit can play a key leadership role in this endeavor.
This brochure provides information relating to KPMG's Internal Audit Services.
The 404 Institute conducted a brief "flash" survey that asked its members to define the impact of the new SEC and PCAOB guidance on the cost of compliance for 2007.
Organisations can no longer afford internal audit departments that are largely "tick-box" functions.
This global survey takes the opinions of senior executives to address the rapidly evolving risk environment looking at structures, barriers and challenges to be overcome, and areas of innovation.
This publication discusses the new challenges internal audit departments face; and how IA can begin to address these challenges and thereby create value for organisations.
This article draws out some of the principles shaping contemporary risk management practice.
Hong Kong Vibes Magazine, a joint publication from KPMG and W Hub, is your go-to guide for RISE 2016, including which start-ups are exhibiting and handy tips on what to do in Hong Kong.
Biometrics is gaining popularity in the financial industry as companies strive to provide convenient service and a smooth user experience to retain customers. Is your company ready to take on cybersecurity and privacy challenges?
Cybersecurity incidents relating to securities firms and online trading platforms are on the rise. The SFC recently published updates to further emphasise the importance of managing cybersecurity risks and what licensed corporations should consider.
This is a quarterly report created by KPMG Enterprise and KPMG Fintech along with CB Insights. The series analyzes the latest global trends in venture capital investment data on the fintech sector.
This is a brief guide summarising some valuable pointers, including what startups need to consider, where to access information and what networking opportunities they should seize.
Success in the IoT space will take more than slick applications, connected devices and advanced analytics; it will also require a robust approach to security, privacy and trust.
This report gives an in-depth look into those global companies that are taking advantage of technology and driving disruption within the financial services industry.
In this article, we highlight the potential impacts and possible implications for the board, action steps for implementing a cybersecurity governance planand closing the loop with three key questions.
This insight paper gives an overview of how TBM can be applied to improve transparency around IT value and avoid short-sighted or arbitrary IT spend cuts that may leave an organisation less competitive due to underinvestment in technology.
The third paper in the series examines data and reporting requirements as well as the cybersecurity risks.
The survey analyses responses from 10,150 luxury consumers in China on their online spending patterns.
In this article, we highlight the focus area of the new requirements as well as some of the important next steps boards and senior management should take to strengthen cybersecurity controls to safeguard critical assets.
This thought leadership summarises the new ebanking requirements and also discusses the industry best practices for provisioning secure eBanking platforms.
Deepak Madnani, Founder, CEO and Chief Catalyst of Paperclip. He started PaperClip to help entrepreneurs avoid making silly mistakes and, if they have to fail, help them to fail forward.
Partners at KPMG China are passionate about the start-up community in Hong Kong. They believe start-ups are the rock bed of the future of the economy and innovation is the key for sustainable growth.
Arthur Law, Co-founder of Vectr Ventures, a Hong Kong based early-stage investment company. His key advices to start-ups are to stay humble, stay grounded and think thoroughly about their ideas before pitching venture capitalists.
Enjoy the RISE conference and don’t miss out on getting to know the city’s young but fast growing startup ecosystem.
Check out some of the Hong Kong startups at RISE and in this booklet.
Ma thinks start-ups in Hong Kong should think big & deep and provide solutions to big problems. In order to achieve big dreams, Yau said that start-ups should take things step by step and cherish the small victories through their entrepreneurial journey.
Hilary Szymujko, Start-up, Investor and Mentor of blueprint. She advises entrepreneurs to engage themselves in the community and share their successes as well as failures in a productive way.
Paul Lee, CEO and co-founder of Aumeo Audio, sees Hong Kong as being the best place for hardware start-ups because of its proximity to manufacturers in China and southeast Asia, and because it’s an easy and comfortable place for foreigners to live.
Stefan Rust, Co-Founder and CEO of Exicon, started Exicon, a cloud-based management platform for apps and application programming interfaces (APIs), as he saw great opportunities in the mobile platform and cloud computing.
Napoleon Biggs, co-founder of Web Wednesday, is an experienced entrepreneur in digital marketing. He sees a vibrant and maturing start-up community in Hong Kong that is making the transition from B2C to B2B.
First up: Gene Soo, co-founder of StartUpsHK. Gene Soo and Casey Lau, co-founders of StartUpsHK, have been actively supporting Hong Kong’s start-up community since the early days.
Hong Kong has right ingredients to become a global centre for FinTech innovation and growth. The new report also discusses Hong Kong’s route to FinTech success and potential broader economic benefits.
Many insurers are encountering issues with complex system integrations and rising IT costs. Determining how to leverage new technology can also be a challenge. Make sure you get the most from your IT.
KPMG in China is working with HK Financial Services Business Continuity Forum on the WISE 2015 initiative, a market wide scenario for the Financial Services sector in Hong Kong.
The CBRC issued two circulars (Circulars No. 39 and No. 317) in 2014 regarding the use of ‘secure and controllable IT.
The report analyses the state of D&A maturity across the Asia-Pacific region.
We provide a summary on the IS Guideline and how KPMG can help to assist Scheme members on the self-declaration.
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has released on 26 and 27 November 2014 two circulars drawing the attention of all Licensed Corporations’ (LCs) to information security management and the mitigation of cyber security risks.
In October 2014, the Office of the PCPD released the new Guidance on the Proper Handling of Customers’ Personal Data for the Banking Industry.
On 14 October 2014, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued a new circular, Customer Data Protection, which sets out the new requirements relating to the handling of customer data.
Based on the recent supervisory activities of HKMA and the SFC, we know that the regulators are focus on regulatory requirements for information technology.
Cyber security is a challenge to all organisations today. Management face the task of understanding the threat and priorities but with a evolving complexity on a day to day basis.
Data loss remains a key concern among organisations especially in the current cyber environment. This publication shares insight on the issue of data loss and considerations on how you can stay ahead of the issue.
This survey of 469 senior executives at the world’s largest consumer companies reveals their strategic priorities and areas of focus for the year ahead.
KPMG and J.P. Morgan are proud to present this report, which sets out to discuss the use of CTCs and the benefits they provide global companies. It also provides a practical methodology to integrate the financial and the physical supply chain.
KPMG has launched a new survey, titled – China’s Connected Consumers – which analyses responses from 10,200 luxury consumers in China on their online spending patterns.
The Mainland Tourist market undoubtedly creates a great opportunity to businesses in Hong Kong, These presentations highlights the changing behavior of Asian Consumer and how mobile commerce is driving the future for businesses.
The cyber threat is continuing to grow in scale and sophistication. Organisations in various sectors in Asia and worldwide are now acknowledging that cyber attacks are one of the most prevalent and high impact risks they face.
This report makes a compelling read for any organisation that is either planning or implementing a cloud strategy, and provides some practical and actionable advice for enterprises and their executives.
Information governance aims to provide a management framework for an organisation’s information based on its business value and associated risk.
Read week 11 of the Great Payments Transformation series which looks at what banks need to focus on and understand in order to develop a sustainable payments transformation strategy.
This paper focuses on the information technology industry in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. It examines Hangzhou’s major activities in IT and the city’s development efforts as it becomes a key area for the industry in China.
Read week three of the Great Payments Transformation series written by James McKeogh, a Director from KPMG China. The article looks at how the payments industry is evolving and how local and global players can take advantage.
This KPMG report is based on a survey of 430 public sector executives in 10 countries, as well as 808 private sector executives, on their cloud expectations and strategies.
This brochure explains how multinational companies can benefit from adopting the GAAP Conversion and ERP System Compliance Tools.
This brochure explains how multinational companies can benefit from adopting the General Ledger Interface Solution.
This publication explores the evolving attitudes towards software compliance and software asset management among enterprises in China.
The materials on this page highlight the China Investment Forum's event insights on discussion topics such as the China economic outlook, future industry trends, strategies, and challenges in inbound and outbound investments.
This paper highlights the issues, trends and benefits of the dynamic technologies.
This report looks at several interesting outsourcing destinations across the world, emerging as possible alternatives to established locations.
This brochure introduces the IT Advisory services offered by KPMG China.
A robust approach which entails a comprehensive understanding of the dynamics, future trends and risks of a country or region should help determine the location of a shared service centre.
The Indian IT/ITES industry is at an inflection point. Globally, India has garnered the reputation of being a premier offshore location.
The report shows that a majority of companies in China now have established business continuity management programmes in place.
It is critical to be cognisant of technology issues during a downturn, as the IT function can support cost savings, compliance concerns and rapid organisational changes. From a long term perspective, IT can support sustainable performance and growth.
This brochure outlines the Financial General Ledger Services provided by KPMG’s Regulatory Compliance Advisory Service to help enterprises take appropriate and timely project action to avoid expensive delay and project failure.
IT Project Advisory Services brochure. This is the IT Project Advisory Services brochure.
This report outlines the attestation services KPMG can provide to help organizations improve their controls systems and processes.
This factsheet provides an overview of KPMG China's IS Governance Services.
IT Diligence Services. This service factsheet provides an overview of KPMG China's IT Diligence Services.
IT Internal Audit Services. This factsheet provides an overview of KPMG China's IT Internal Audit Services.
This report differentiates KPO from IT Outsourcing (ITO) or Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), both of which emphasize cost arbitrage.
This is the fourth survey on major global M&A deals from KPMG's Transaction Services practice.
KPMG's Global IT Project Management Survey Explores current trends in program and project management.
This paper focuses on the impact of recent changes on governance over the organisation's Information Services.
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