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Compliance – Often an overlooked risk

“At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice […]

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Key findings from the 2014 Africa CFO Survey

Key findings from the 2014 Africa CFO Survey

Our recent 2014 KPMG African and Global CFO surveys revealed some telling differences between operations and challenges in Africa and those in the rest of the world. For example, African firms differ significantly from their global counterparts with respect to centralised versus decentralised operations of their chief financial officers (CFOs).

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Famous Brands, the owner of brands such as Debonairs and Steers, has ambitious expansion plans for oil-rich African countries such as Nigeria, Ghana and Angola.

KPMG in Swaziland’s Rob Young retires

After years of inspiring confidence and empowering change, Rob Young, Managing Partner at KPMG in Swaziland has retired.

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Impact of Credit Valuation Adjustment (CVA) for SA Corporates

The global financial crisis and European sovereign debt crisis experienced between 2008 and 2011 created the need for more accurate pricing of credit at inception of transactions and the dynamic quantification of credit exposures throughout the life of a trade.

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Building a strong foundation for Africa – business continuity management & infrastructure resilience

Nowhere is infrastructure resilience more important than in Africa. As the continent once considered ‘dark’ emerges into a brilliant new era of growth and stability, much of her success will depend on the quality and resilience of infrastructure.

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Spotlight on Angola

KPMG Angola works with some of the most prominent companies, both private and public, in every relevant economic sector, providing auditing, tax, accounting, business advisory, financial advisory and IT advisory services. KPMG Angola’s main assets are its people, in-depth experience and reputation and the firm is committed in contributing to Angola’s economic and social development, through its services, its focus on people and development of knowledge, and commitment to the communities.

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Malawi – the ‘Super model’ in Basel II

Malawi is fast becoming a ‘super model’ in the region and the continent in issues of Basel II, the second of Basel accords to be effective January 2014, the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) said on Monday.

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Invest Africa: Insurance

Africa’s insurance market remains very small when compared to those in developed countries. The market contributes approximately 2% to GDP and caters to less than 5% of the population. Insurance is a grudge purchase and is heavily influenced by income levels. Short-term insurance currently makes up 90% of the African market and life insurance a meagre 10%.

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