Publication: Corporate Resiliency: Managing the growing risk of fraud and corruption
Managing the growing risk of fraud and corruption
With a plethora of allegations surrounding corporate misconduct, fraud and bribery; corporate accountability has become a pressing issue today. Amongst others, legislations such the Companies Act, 2013 has raised the bar of how companies need to evaluate themselves. The Act has brought the subject of CSR to the forefront and makes it mandatory for certain companies to spend the specified amounts on CSR initiatives with appropriate disclosures of the spend. In addition, the Act would now change the way India Inc. looks at corporate governance, since “Fraud” and “Wrongful gain” have been defined for the first time in the Act, apart from penalties and punishment for fraud involving imprisonment.
The report deals with:
• CSR and Transparency
• Different types of fraud and why they occur
• Regulatory regime in India
• Responsibilities of stakeholders