A CGMA guide to countering fraud and corruption

Keeping business clean: a CGMA guide to countering fraud and corruption

Fraud and corrupt practices are increasingly affecting organisations globally. These can have a lasting impact on internal and public trust, reputation and financial performance. It is estimated that each year the typical organisation can lose on average 5% of its annual revenue to fraudulent behaviour. 

This briefing report outlines recent developments and trends on fraud and corruption globally and the role of the management accountant in helping establish best practice in their organisation. It offers guidance to a range of resources and reading materials.

After reading this, professional accountants will have an overview of:

  • Questions to ask when designing an anti-fraud strategy and how to manage fraud risk
  • Eight practical ways to address fraudulent activities
  • Practice tips for fighting against cyber schemes.


Main report


An accompanying briefing co-produced with Transparency International (TI), features the 2016 TI Corruption Perceptions Index and legislation in selected markets.

Briefing with TI