Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance

Increasingly, businesses are turning to good governance to reap the wider benefits that it brings by developing their governance to become more efficient and effective in managing their business compliance, risks and opportunities. Many organisations today work in new and unknown markets where traditional risk management practices may be insufficient. Understanding of the environment and its unique nuances and then mitigating negative impact is key to sustainable business growth and shareholder confidence.

Issues you may be facing

  • You want to clearly define your business risks and opportunities to improve strategic business decisions.
  • You are facing penalties as a result of failure to manage your risks and comply with regulations.
  • You are battling to meet the compliance demands and expectations of investors, legislators, regulators, customers, employees and other stakeholders.
  • You are uncertain whether your company is complying with complex regulatory requirements, especially with cross-border issues.
  • Your company’s compliance costs are escalating.
  • You need to improve business processes to embed compliance and mitigate inherent business risks.
  • You want to reduce incidents of compliance failure.
  • You need to obtain a clear, consistent view on risk and risk appetite.

How we can help you

We provide a single point of reference for managing risk associated with regulation and the challenges of meeting regulatory requirements.

We offer a variety of risk and regulatory services to the market that includes:

  1. Corporate governance: Identifying governance gaps and recommending governance improvements.
  2. Enterprise risk management: Maintaining operational excellence for long term success.
  3. Financial risk management: Identifying, measuring and managing market risk, credit risk and insurance risk.
  4. Regulatory advisory: Helping you stay on top of your compliance issues – both at home and abroad.

Latest thought leaderships

Helping you navigate Africa’s VAT landscape Global mobility in Africa report South African insurance industry analysis PwC’s Analysis of South Africa’s Major Banks - March 2014
Monday, April 14, 2014 - This Guide provides details on the basic principles regarding VAT rates, registration with the relevant Authorities, output tax, exemptions , zero-rating, input tax, imports and exports, VAT accounting and record-keeping issues, as well as brief details on other indirect taxes. Read more. Sunday, March 23, 2014 - Welcome to the results of our first Global Mobility in Africa survey. As business interests across Africa increase so does the need to have the right people, in the right place at the right time. Africa offers unique challenges when relocating individuals and with this survey we sought to gain insight into how companies operating in Africa are managing these challenges. Read more. Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - We are pleased to present the third edition of PwC’s analysis of major insurers’ results, covering the year ended 31 December 2013. The results are a positive reflection of the financial health of the South African industry in a very challenging operating environment. For thefirst time, we have also looked at the progress made by some of the insurers in their expansion into sub-Sahara Africa. Read more. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - PwC analysis of major banks’ results for the reporting period ended 31 December 2013 Read more.