KPMG's CCS professionals are experienced in serving a variety of our firms' clients in a wide range of industries in areas such as royalties, licensing, distribution agreements, advertising, digital content and more. As a result, we understand the complexities and nuances of a range of business contracts, processes and procedures and have been able to help companies recover monies misstated in self-reporting statements while maintaining and improving relationships with their business partners.
Our services are as follows:
- Royalty Compliance — aims to assess accuracy of reported royalties and, where required, recover under-reported fees, whilst helping strengthen licensing relationships and identifying opportunities for mitigating risk.
- Software End-User License Review — monitors license compliance for software vendors, potential leading to increased current and future licensing and maintenance revenue.
- Vendor Contracts — evaluates compliance with contractual requirements and identifying potential overpayments.
- Ad Agency Contract Compliance — aims to identify significant cost recoveries or other improvement opportunities.
- Reseller and Distributor Review — assists with the enforcement of contracts with channel partners.
- Digital Distribution — assists digital content owners in assessing the completeness and accuracy of self-reporting of content distribution.
- Software Asset management (SAM) — can include a review of people, process and technology to ensure compliance software licensing terms and conditions. In addition, our teams performs managed services to assist our clients with meeting their software compliance requirements. Gaining the full value that is due from contracts is clearly a chief concern for many companies — in terms of enhancing income, reducing costs and meeting compliance issues.
KPMG’s Contract Compliance Services (CCS) professionals can help our firms’ clients by advising on:
- improved contract management processes and controls
- recovered cash from overpricing and overpayments of costs or under reported revenues
- increased confidence in vendor’s contract compliance process
- identified opportunities to enhance contract language
- software license cost avoidance and optimisation