KPMG Audit Committee Institute Webcast Will Address Critical Challenges Facing Businesses And Boards In 2013 KPMG and National Association of Corporate Directors' Quarterly Webcast Will Provide Insights on Key Financial Reporting Developments & Governance Trends

NEW YORK, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Audit Committee Institute (ACI) at KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, will co-host a webcast with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) to provide an overview of the 2013 legislative and regulatory landscape and the implications for businesses and board oversight.

The webcast, scheduled for Thursday, March 28 at 11 a.m. (ET), will also provide updates on key financial reporting developments and insights on governance trends and practices from KPMG's ACI. Panelists will address several important legislative and regulatory developments that boards and business leaders should have on their radar, from the implications of the U.S. fiscal crises and prospects for tax reform, to the impact of healthcare reform and the ongoing Dodd-Frank rulemaking activities of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and other priorities.

"Issues around tax reform and financial reporting should be top of mind for businesses and their boards in 2013," said Jim Liddy, U.S. vice chair, Audit at KPMG LLP. "Companies need to be prepared to respond to a host of changes in the legislative and regulatory landscape."

Joining Liddy on the webcast to provide their insights and perspectives will be Scott McLucas, executive director of KPMG's Federal Governmental Affairs; Teresa E. Iannaconi, KPMG partner and former deputy chief accountant at the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance; and Dennis T. Whalen, executive director, KPMG's ACI.

Board members, finance professionals and other business executives interested in participating in the webcast can register here. The webcast is part of a quarterly series co-hosted by the NACD and KPMG's ACI.

About KPMG LLP

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (www.kpmg.com/us), is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG International's member firms have 152,000 professionals, including more than 8,600 partners, in 156 countries.

About National Association of Corporate Directors

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is a nonprofit membership organization for corporate board members. With more than 12,000 corporate director members, NACD provides world-class director education, director training and proprietary research about leading boardroom and corporate governance practices to promote director professionalism and bolster investor confidence.

Contact: Bridget Carroll/Kevin Zimmerman
KPMG LLP
201-505-6501/201-307-8201
bccarroll@kpmg.com/
kwzimmerman@kpmg.com

SOURCE KPMG LLP



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