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

PwC’s Analysis of South Africa’s Major Banks - March 2015 South African insurance industry analysis Real Estate - Building the future of Africa Valuation methodology survey 2014/15
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - This report aggregates the results of South Africa’s major banks and explores common trends and issues currently shaping financial services Read more. Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - The publication is an analysis of the results of major insurers in South Africa for the year ended 31 December 2014. Read more. Sunday, March 22, 2015 - We are pleased to provide you with a copy of Ready or not, here it comes which summarises the status of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) re-deliberations on the IFRS for insurance contracts and where we go from here. Read more. Thursday, March 19, 2015 - PwC Corporate Finance's latest Valuation methodology survey represents the views of 77 financial analysts and corporate financiers from Southern, East and West Africa. Read more.