KPMG can help organisations better manage their software, channel and vendor-based contracts.
KPMG helps organisations better manage their software, channel & vendor-based contracts.
Making sure business organisations receive what they are entitled to under intellectual property and other commercial arrangements.
Many organisations generate revenues through royalty, licensing and similar commercial arrangements. They can also receive discounts, rebates and incentive payments via preferred customer and volume-linked arrangements.
Under these arrangements, payments and receipts are often based on self-declarations that are difficult to monitor and verify. Exercising financial control over these relationships can be difficult. Organisations can be vulnerable to the poor controls and inappropriate business practices of others.
How we can help
KPMG's Contract Compliance Advisory team assists clients analyse contractual arrangements and compliance involving customers, vendors, licensees, resellers, distributors and advertising.
We help them improve reporting and communication between the parties to assist with recovering monies owed. The value of recoveries often exceed the cost of our services whilst enhancing future performance under contractual arrangements.
We can assist clients with:
Our experienced, hands-on professionals adopt a non-adversarial approach by understanding and respecting the sensitivity of customer relationships. We possess deep industry experience and work with some of the world’s leading organisations on a range of contract and IP compliance matters.
How to navigate risk and associated challenges with software license management by monitoring indirect use and fragmented license histories.