2021.08.17 Press release

--To the press -

FRONTEO starts joint research with Kyoto University for the purpose of "DX conversion of corporate fraud / compliance violation detection"

By making full use of natural language processing by AI, network analysis, etc., we will conduct research on the classification of organizations and the possibility of grasping signs of fraud.

Masahiro Morimoto, President and CEO
東京 都 港区 港 南 2-12-23
(Code number: 2158 TSE Mothers)

FRONTEO Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Masahiro Morimoto, hereinafter FRONTEO) is collaborating with Professor Tatsuhiko Inaya of the Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University (Affiliated Law Policy Joint Research Center). We have begun research on quantitative measurement methods to capture signs of non-compliance.


In recent years, the number of non-compliance cases has been increasing, and the social situation that ESG investment has been attracting public attention has not only dealt with corporate fraud and non-compliance, but also caused fraud. There is an increasing need to catch the signs early and improve them.


The purpose of this joint research with Professor Inaya of Kyoto University Graduate School is to find a data set and measurement method for quantitatively measuring signs of corporate fraud and non-compliance.The main data used is personnel information published in securities reports, etc. By making full use of natural language processing by AI, network analysis, etc., we will focus on the relationship between corporate culture and the occurrence of fraud, and conduct research on the classification of organizations and the possibility of grasping signs of fraud.By combining the knowledge of Professor Inaya, who specializes in corporate crime legislation, advanced science and technology, and law, and the experience and data analysis technology of FRONTEO's fraud investigation (digital forensics) and discovery support in international litigation, companies We will work together to produce results that will help in the early detection of signs of fraud and non-compliance.



・ About Kyoto University Graduate School of Law (Collaboration Center for Law Policy)
URL:  https://cislp.law.kyoto-u.ac.jp/about.html

Interdisciplinary and international collaboration on cutting-edge legal and policy issues in order to respond to the paradigm shift of the entire social system caused by advances in science and technology, rapid globalization, and changes in the global environment. 2021 with the aim of working on theoretical research, proposing a legal policy concept that supports the realization of human-centered innovation that leaves no one behind, and promoting the development of new academic fields and the training of their creative leaders. Established in the year.This center, which is attached to the Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University, challenges cutting-edge legal policy issues. We are engaged in joint research and education.


・ FRONTEO  URL: https://www.fronteo.com/

FRONTEO uses the in-house developed AI engine "KIBIT" and "concept encoder" specializing in natural language processing to extract meaningful and important information from a huge amount of text data to support corporate business. A data analysis company. Since its establishment in August 2003, it has been expanding globally to Japan, the United States, South Korea, and Taiwan, focusing on legal tech businesses such as "e-discovery (electronic discovery)" and "digital forensic investigation" that support international litigation of companies. Has been deployed.Based on the AI ​​technology cultivated in the legal tech business, we expanded the business field to the life science field, business intelligence field, and economic security from 8, and by using AI to "turn text data into knowledge" , Drug discovery support, dementia diagnosis support, financial / personnel / sales support, etc., contributing to solving various corporate issues. Listed on TSE Mothers on June 2014, 2007. January 6, 26 Obtained a first-class medical device manufacturing and sales license (permit number: 2021B1X13).The capital is 13 thousand yen (as of March 1, 10350).


* FRONTEO, KIBIT, and concept encoder are registered trademarks of FRONTEO in Japan.

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