Past Events

COVID-19 CSR and Relief Grants – Fraud Prevention to Increase Effectiveness – 28th April 2020

On April 28th, AMCHAM, in collaboration with KPMG in India organized a webinar on ‘COVID-19 CSR and Relief Grants – Fraud Prevention to Increase Effectiveness.’ The session commenced with welcome remarks by Ms. Surabhi Wahal, Regional Director – Western Region, AMCHAM. This was followed by Mr. Jagvinder Singh Brar, Partner and Co-Head Forensic Services, KPMG in India, who set the stage through his opening remarks.

The panellists for the session included Mr. Steve Burgess, Senior Operations Officer, The World Bank Group, Washington, DC and Mr. Bert Denolf, Senior Investigator, The World Bank Group, Washington, DC, began by sharing a brief overview about the World Bank Group and its objectives. They then shed their expert insights on how to prevent fraud, collusion and corruption during COVID-19 and the World Bank Group’s COVID-19 emergency program. The session also touched upon risk management, warning signs of fraud or corruption and mitigation measures. A Q&A session followed. The webinar concluded with closing remarks and vote of thanks by Mr. Jagvinder Singh Brar.