Fraud Forum

Welcome
 

Welcome to Fraud Forum

Access to experts and knowledge about fraud, corruption and integrity risks

The PwC Fraud Forum is a forum through which members can share knowledge and participate in research to help prevent, detect and investigate fraud and economic crime in all their many forms.

Members receive technical updates on fraud prevention and detection issues as well as the opportunity to meet periodically with other PwC Fraud Forum members to exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences.

Crime Survey 2011
 

Global Economic Crime Survey 2011

The Global Economic Crime Survey 2011 is a biennial survey on the impact of fraud within the business sector and has resulted in the most extensive overview of economic criminality that is currently available. The survey has been carried out under the leadership of prof. dr. Kai Bussman of the Economy & Crime Research Centre of the Martin Luther University in Halle in Germany, and prof. dr. Wim Huisman and dr. Adriaan Denkers of the Criminology department of the Faculty of Law of VU Amsterdam.

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UK Bribery Act
 

UK Bribery Act

The UK Bribery Act has serious implications for European companies operating within the UK. The Act replaces previous offences with a general bribery offence and a specific offence relating to the bribery of foreign public officials (both of which are applicable to individuals and UK-incorporated companies). It also introduces a specific corporate offence of failing to prevent bribery...

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FCPA
 

FCPA

The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) was enacted in 1977 to prohibit improper payments to foreign officials. The FCPA requires that companies maintain accurate books and records and an adequate system of internal controls, and prohibits improper payments intended to corruptly influence officials of foreign governments and certain other defined foreign government entities (e.g., political parties) and officials...

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'Third party' risks
 

'Third party' risks

A review of concluded bribery/corruption proceedings from 2008 and 2009 reveals that, in almost all instances, third party intermediaries (e.g., agents, customs brokers, distributors, subcontractors, freight forwarding agents, etc.) were used to make improper payments. The reputational and business risks associated with conducting business through such “third parties”, especially in emerging and expanding markets, are high....

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Events

  • Knowledge Circle,
    April 11, 2012
 

Specials

June 2012 update: Global Economic Crime Survey 2011


The Global Economic Crime Survey 2011 has been updated with a special chapter on the financial services sector.
 

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Our experts deal with fraud-related issues and risks across all industries and sectors


 

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