Restoring trust is the issue of the moment. Proposed changes to the current ASX Corporate Governance Principles could go a long way to improving transparency and trust, through enhanced corporate reporting.
In February 2018, the Notifiable Data Breach scheme came into effect in Australia, which now requires all companies to respond to data breaches.
Some 40 percent of the world’s largest companies are referencing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their corporate reporting.
Over the last five years, there has been a steady decline in many countries’ fight to end corruption, and unfortunately, Australia is one of them.
APRA acknowledges that cyber-attacks will continue to be an issue and is forcing those it regulates to be proactive in this area.
Companies must become more pro-active in reshaping their procedures in addressing trust-related issues.
Today has been touted as a watershed date in Australia that will in some way touch virtually every Australian as the ‘Notifiable Data Breach’ (NDB) scheme locks in.
There was a sharp decrease in number and value of frauds in 2016-17 – but the average value of a fraud remains fairly constant at around $3.1m.
As a proud auditor, Valentine’s Day has me pondering the similarities between dating and auditing. Simply, the thrill doesn’t wear off.
In 2017, one in two businesses was threatened by a ransomware attack, one of the fastest growing types of cyber-crime
The risk of foreign bribery is increasing in Australia, given our location and the significant business dealings we have with countries in the Asia-Pacific region
A cautionary tale from Forensic Partner, Stan Gallo with sincere apologies to Clement Clark Moore
Integrated reporting has taken a lot longer to emerge in Australia than in many parts of the world. But it’s on the rise.
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