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2018

Malaysian organisations still largely reactive in combating economic crime; no real push for technology to strengthen defences

Organisations are still not taking sufficient measures to protect themselves against fraud, according to the Malaysian cut of PwC’s Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey 2018. Economic crime in Malaysia has risen over the last two years (experienced by 41% of respondents, vs 28% in 2016), consistent with the global trend.

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PwC Malaysia works with Datuk Nicol David to establish the Nicol David Foundation

PwC Malaysia has been appointed by eight-time World Squash Champion Datuk Nicol David as the strategic advisor to establish the Nicol David Foundation. A first of its kind in Malaysia, the Foundation aims to promote sports as a vehicle to empower disadvantaged children. It also seeks to increase the participation of children in sports.

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2017

PwC Malaysia's Trust Builders Challenge returns

After a successful run (of our inaugural Challenge) earlier this year, we will once again put student teams to the test in coming up with innovative solutions to rebuild trust in business. On 12 December, we will turn the spotlight on one of the Finalist teams and a judge from the past Challenge, on our #HeyPwC Talk Show. They will share their insights and tips for the 2018 Challenge.

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Asia Pacific business leaders’ confidence hits three year high despite trade frictions

Confidence in revenue growth is at its highest level for three years amongst business leaders in 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation’s (APEC) economies. PwC surveyed over 1,400 business leaders with responsibility in each of the 21 APEC economies in the run up to the annual APEC CEO Summit in Vietnam. 57 respondents were from Malaysia.

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PwC Malaysia Budget 2018 press statement

Budget 2018 focuses on the nuts and bolts of addressing the increase in cost of living as well as progressing towards a high-income economy. Many of the measures announced are focused on the man on the street – addressing issues of the B40 and M40 groups, civil servants, and women in the workforce.

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2016

Embrace FinTech or risk losing your competitive edge in today’s disruptive landscape

Is FinTech a threat or an opportunity of a lifetime? That is the question on the minds of most Malaysian financial institutions (FIs). FinTech may well be a turning point in the history of Financial Services considering that 82% of Malaysian FIs perceive it as a threat to their business, compared to 73% of Singaporean FIs or even their global counterparts (67%).

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Fighting $40bn food fraud to protect food supply

According to SSAFE and PwC, this free tool – developed by SSAFE in partnership with PwC, Wageningen University, VU University Amsterdam and food industry leaders around the world – will help food companies assess their food fraud vulnerabilities. It meets the requirements of GFSI recognised certification schemes as well as several regulatory authorities around the world. Food fraud affects consumer confidence and is estimated to cost the global industry US$30 to $40 billion a year[1].

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