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May 19, 2015, 09:00 ET
Larry Kocot, leader of the new Center for Healthcare Regulatory Insight within KPMG's Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice

KPMG Taps S. Lawrence Kocot To Lead New Center For Healthcare Regulatory Insight

KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has named S. Lawrence (Larry) Kocot, a prominent healthcare law and policy professional closely...

May 13, 2015, 11:00 ET

Rapidly Changing Energy Marketplace Forcing Energy Execs To Focus On Business Models, Growth Strategies: KPMG Survey

Fluctuating commodity pricing and a volatile environment have pushed energy executives to focus on new growth strategies and implementing...

May 05, 2015, 16:41 ET

Effective Governance Critically Important To Success Of Family-Owned Businesses, Details WCD And KPMG Report

 Representing one third of the S&P 500 Index firms and nearly 20% of the Fortune Global 500, family-controlled companies wield increasing...

Apr 28, 2015, 09:07 ET

KPMG Launches Alliance With SailPoint To Help Clients Safeguard Valuable Information

 KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and SailPoint, the leader in identity and access management (IAM), today announced at...

Apr 28, 2015, 09:05 ET

KPMG Webcast To Explore Possible Areas Of Agreement Between White House And Congress On U.S. Tax Reform

 KPMG's Tax Governance Institute (TGI) will offer business leaders insight and perspective on areas where Congress and the Obama Administration...

Apr 28, 2015, 07:03 ET

KPMG And Appian Launch Strategic Alliance To Deliver Innovative Business Applications

KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and Appian, the leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM)-based Application Platforms,...

Apr 24, 2015, 08:37 ET
KPMG 2015 Business Transformation Survey

One In Four Companies Fail To Realize Optimum Value From Business Transformation

The vast majority of U.S. companies are transforming their businesses, yet nearly one-quarter fail to realize the optimal value of their...

Apr 23, 2015, 11:00 ET
An employee lounge at KPMG's new Ignition center in Denver.

KPMG Opens First Ignition Center

 KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has opened the first of several planned high-tech work environments designed to facilitate...

Apr 20, 2015, 11:00 ET

KPMG Launches Employee Onboarding Solution And Announces Expansion Of ServiceNow Capabilities At Knowledge15

 KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, today launched a digital solution, "KPMG OnBoard," to help alleviate new-hire stress and...

Apr 15, 2015, 12:17 ET

C-Level Executives, Including The CHRO, Must Embrace Evidence-Based HR Or Risk Facing Competitive Disadvantage: KPMG Report

A global survey  titled Evidence-Based HR: The Bridge Between Your People and Delivering Business Strategy conducted by the Economist...

Apr 14, 2015, 07:01 ET

Construction Project Failures Weigh on Industry Despite Advances in Planning and Controls: KPMG Survey

 More than half of construction project owners world-wide (61 percent in the US) experienced one or more underperforming projects in the...

Apr 12, 2015, 12:00 ET

KPMG To Acquire Healthcare Consulting Firm Beacon Partners, Inc.

KPMG LLP, the Big Four firm, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Beacon Partners,...

Apr 06, 2015, 08:00 ET

Independent Research Firm Names KPMG a 'Leader' Among Midsize Mobile Enterprise Application Services Providers

 KPMG has been named a Leader in the Forrester Research, Inc. report, The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Enterprise App Services Providers...

Mar 31, 2015, 09:47 ET

Four Hot Trends Driving Technology M&A Growth In 2015: KPMG Survey

 The market opportunities in mobile, cloud, data and analytics, and security are expected to drive technology industry mergers and acquisitions...

Mar 31, 2015, 09:00 ET

KPMG Launches Ad Campaign On Elevating Women In Business And Golf, Featuring Phil Mickelson And Stacy Lewis

 KPMG today launched an advertising campaign, starring major champion golfers Phil Mickelson and Stacy Lewis, to highlight its upcoming series...

Mar 16, 2015, 15:10 ET

Former CIA Inspector General Joins KPMG To Lead Federal Forensic Practice

 KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced that David Buckley, former Inspector General for the Central Intelligence...

Mar 12, 2015, 07:00 ET

Hedge Fund Industry Adapting to Changing Investors, Products and Markets, According to New Industry Study

 The hedge fund industry is transforming, with managers increasingly focused on customized products and solutions, new investors, and emerging...

Mar 11, 2015, 12:00 ET

M&A Fueling Active Credit Markets In 2015, KPMG Survey

According to a survey of nearly 450 finance executives by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, the credit markets will continue to be active...

Mar 09, 2015, 13:00 ET

KPMG Named One of NAFE's Top 10 Companies for Executive Women for Fifth Consecutive Year

 KPMG has been recognized among the Top 10 on The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE)'s 2015 "Top 50 Companies for Executive...

Mar 05, 2015, 08:30 ET

KPMG Leads Big Four On Fortune's List Of 100 Best Companies To Work For

 For the eighth time in nine years, KPMG was named one of the country's 100 Best Companies to Work For by FORTUNE Magazine, advancing 17 spots...