Media Advisory: KPMG Forensic Leaders Author Book, Managing the Risk of Fraud and Misconduct

Mar 08, 2011, 09:54 ET from KPMG LLP

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard H. Girgenti, leader of Forensic Services for U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP, and Timothy P. Hedley, who heads KPMG's Fraud Risk Management Services, have authored the executives' guide, Managing the Risk of Fraud and Misconduct: Meeting the Challenges of a Global, Regulated and Digital Environment, it was announced today.

The authors and their subject-matter collaborators are available for discussion about the book or the issues it raises. Please contact Bob Wade, / 201-307-7482, at KPMG; or McGraw-Hill Publicist Pam Peterson, / 212-512-3653.

Published by McGraw-Hill, the book provides a guide to help business leaders set their organizations on the right path, whether evaluating a global acquisition in an atmosphere of increased multi-national enforcement of anti-corruption laws or simply trying to implement an anti-fraud program throughout the enterprise.

In addition, the book discusses strategies to help organizations navigate challenges ranging from the financial reporting fraud scandals of a decade ago, the implications of the more recent massive Madoff and Stanford Ponzi schemes, and investigations of insider trading in the hedge fund industry. While trying to keep one eye on fast-paced economic and regulatory changes, business leaders must also be attentive to risks of fraud and misconduct that can jeopardize both their bottom line and business reputation.

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International.") KPMG International's member firms have 138,000 professionals, including more than 7,900 partners, in 150 countries.


Bob Wade, KPMG LLP (US)