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Feb 02, 2016, 12:30 ET

Investment Management Executives Look To Increase M&A Activity In 2016 To Achieve Growth: KPMG Survey

 In the year ahead, Investment Management executives will be eyeing mergers and acquisitions to grow their customer base and expand geographic...

Jan 21, 2016, 14:39 ET
KPMG LLP Poll of "Most Worrisome Issues for Financial Executives"

Financial Reporting Execs Most Worried About Internal Controls And Data Security: KPMG Poll

 In addition to standard financial reporting responsibilities, internal controls over financial reporting and data security leaped to the top...

Jan 13, 2016, 09:44 ET

KPMG Spotlights Key Risk Management Issues For 2016

 Chief risk officers (CRO) will need to keep close watch on a number of strategic, operational, and external risks this year. Effective risk...

Jan 12, 2016, 09:00 ET

2016 Healthcare M&A To Be Driven By Geography, Customer Reach: KPMG Survey

 Executives and M&A professionals are expecting the wave of healthcare mergers to continue through 2016 as companies use their coffers for...

Jan 12, 2016, 08:00 ET

91% of U.S. Corporate Leaders Say Their Organizations are Planning on Making an Acquisition In 2016: KPMG Survey

 In pursuit of growth, company leaders are turning increasingly to mergers & acquisitions. In fact, 91 percent intend to initiate at least...

Jan 07, 2016, 10:37 ET
Global auto execs now embracing autonomous and connected car technologies, KPMG Study

Global Auto Execs Now Embracing Autonomous And Connected Car Technologies, KPMG Study

After years of skepticism among traditional automakers, the importance of self-driving and connected cars is now registering with global automotive...

Dec 10, 2015, 10:15 ET

KPMG And Taulia Align To Help Organizations Transform Financial Supply Chains

 KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and Taulia Inc., the financial supply chain company, today announced a strategic alliance to...

Dec 09, 2015, 10:25 ET

Many Financial Institutions Yet To Align Operational Risk Management With Strategy, KPMG And RMA Survey

 Aligning operational risk management (ORM) with strategy is critical for financial institutions to effectively identify, assess and mitigate...

Dec 09, 2015, 09:42 ET

93% Of Semiconductor Leaders Expect Rapid M&A Pace To Continue

 Semiconductor industry business leaders predict that the number of mergers and acquisitions in 2016 will match or exceed 2015, according to...

Dec 08, 2015, 09:07 ET
KPMG Startup Trends Index provides an overview of the top 10 incubators, VCs, tech companies and tech trends that have generated the most amount of media attention related to startups.

Who Will Be Next To Invest In The Internet Of Things? KPMG Startup Trends Index Can Help Provide Answers

 Venture capitalists are placing big bets on digital payments and the Internet of Things, but are still scoping out plays for "gamification"...

Dec 01, 2015, 10:39 ET
KPMG Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting Highlights

Four Out Of Ten Of The Largest U.S. Companies Fail To Publish Plans To Reduce Carbon Emissions, KPMG Study

Despite increasing pressure on companies to reduce their carbon footprints as governments across the world commit to combat climate change, 41...

Nov 30, 2015, 09:00 ET

ICD-10 Transition Successful At 80% Of Organizations: KPMG Survey

 October 1st's changeover to ICD-10 – a five-fold increase in the billing codes used in healthcare – consumed a great deal of time...

Nov 24, 2015, 03:01 ET

Znaczny zwrot wśród europejskich przedsiębiorstw rodzinnych

Działanie poza obszarem UE oraz szukanie nowych źródeł finansowania inwestycji nowym kierunkiem rozwoju firm...

Nov 23, 2015, 17:00 ET

KPMG Tops Legal Times Rankings In eDiscovery, Litigation, And Investigation Services

 The Fifth Annual Best of Legal Times rankings found KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm, the number one service provider in...

Nov 23, 2015, 13:15 ET
KPMG: Build a Bespoke Innovation Engine to Address Clockspeed Dilemma

Consumers Expect Automakers To Match The Sexy, Dynamic Experience They Get From Tech Cos.: KPMG Research

Car makers will need to act more like technology, software and consumer electronics companies with more highly customized products, quicker...

Nov 17, 2015, 15:45 ET
Source: KPMG focus groups and analysis

Autonomous Vehicles & Mobility Services Could Add One Trillion More Vehicle Miles Traveled Annually By 2050: KPMG Research

Innovations in autonomous vehicles, connectivity, and mobility-on-demand will have a profound impact on consumers, particularly among younger and...

Nov 16, 2015, 12:38 ET

KPMG Appoints Lincoln Clark Global Semiconductor Leader

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, has appointed Silicon Valley-based Partner Lincoln Clark as the leader of the firm's Global...

Nov 13, 2015, 08:00 ET
A recent KPMG survey found that top-performing companies are responding to change by investing in the right combination of technology and talent to drive growth and operating effectiveness amid constant change.

Few Firms Prepared For Business Disruption

 By investing in the right mix of technology and talent, global companies can turn business and market challenges – called "disruptors"...

Nov 02, 2015, 09:07 ET

KPMG Acquires Technology Assets And IP Of G2 FinTech

 KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, today acquired from G2 FinTech (G2), a boutique tax technology firm that specializes in tax...

Oct 26, 2015, 09:02 ET
A combined 95% of women surveyed say that a mentor/advisor was key to their success. 80% of women find that having another woman as their mentor/advisor also helps. Credit: KPMG LLP Women Entrepreneur Survey

Female Entrepreneurs & Start-Up Leaders Say Having A Mentor Is Key To Success, KPMG Survey Finds

 Ninety-five percent of female entrepreneurs who either launched their own startup company, or hold a leadership position in a startup company,...