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May 04, 2016, 08:00 ET Banks Focus On Digital Platforms To Enhance Customer Experience And Keep Pace With Fintech Lenders: KPMG Report

 Many banks have embraced the digital movement and are confident they are making strides to keep pace with emerging fintech competitors,...


May 03, 2016, 15:31 ET KPMG Assisting Organizations to Address Potential 'Panama Papers' Concerns

KPMG LLP, the U.S. Audit, Tax and Advisory Firm, is helping organizations identify and address potential risks related to the recent release of the...


Apr 27, 2016, 09:30 ET KPMG Dominates IAOP 2016 World's Best Outsourcing Advisors List

 KPMG International has received all-star ratings – as well as perfect scores in two of the most significant judging categories –...


Apr 26, 2016, 09:20 ET KPMG Announces New Intelligence Engine To Project Third-Party Disruption

After decades of being blindsided by supplier and service provider disruptions, businesses are turning to KPMG Spectrum to anticipate third-party...


Apr 13, 2016, 11:51 ET U.S. Venture Capital Pullback Continues In Q1'16: KPMG Report

Investment into venture capital (VC)-backed companies in the United States has slowed in back-to-back quarters, according to Venture Pulse, the...


Apr 11, 2016, 12:00 ET Online Alternative Finance Market in the U.S. Surges to More Than $36 Billion in 2015: KPMG Report

 The online alternative finance market, including crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending, is exploding in the U.S., generating more than $36...


Apr 11, 2016, 09:00 ET Smaller, More Strategic Deals Driving 2016 Energy M&A Activity

 2016 will see an escalation of M&A activity across all energy sectors especially in smaller, more strategic deals, according to KPMG LLP's...


Apr 07, 2016, 09:44 ET KPMG Forensic Leaders Pen "The New Era Of Regulatory Enforcement: A Comprehensive Guide For Raising The Bar To Manage Risk"

 In The New Era of Regulatory Enforcement: A Comprehensive Guide for Raising the Bar to Manage Risk [McGraw-Hill Education, April 2016],...


Apr 05, 2016, 10:00 ET KPMG's Transaction Advisory Services Achieves ALM Intelligence Vanguard Leader Status

KPMG International received a top performance evaluation from ALM Intelligence analysts for its depth of Transaction Advisory Services provided to...


Apr 04, 2016, 12:00 ET KPMG To Unveil Offerings In D&A, Cloud And CRM With Microsoft

 KPMG LLP and KPMG International today announced new Microsoft offerings in data and analytics (D&A), cloud transformation and compliance...


Mar 30, 2016, 00:15 ET Cincinnati Most Cost-Friendly Business Location Among Large U.S. Cities With Orlando, Tampa Close Behind: KPMG Study

 Cincinnati is the most cost-friendly city to do business among the 31 largest U.S. metro areas (those with populations of 2 million or more),...


Mar 29, 2016, 15:38 ET KPMG Tops National Law Journal Rankings in Forensic, Investigations, Data & Tech Management and Litigation Valuation

The 5th Annual Best of The National Law Journal 2016 reader rankings found KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm, the number one...


Mar 23, 2016, 13:01 ET KPMG Named A Leader For Business Consulting Services In The Americas By IDC MarketScape

Recognized as a consulting leader that helps clients create a more effective business, KPMG LLP has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape:...


Mar 09, 2016, 15:15 ET U.S. Fintech Venture Funding Hit Record $7.39B In 2015: KPMG & CB Insights Report

Venture funding in the U.S. fintech sector jumped 72% in 2015, hitting a record $7.39 billion - up dramatically from $4.3 billion in 2014. ...


Mar 08, 2016, 04:00 ET KPMG Announces Agreement With IBM Watson To Help Deliver Cognitive-powered Insights

 KPMG LLP and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans to apply IBM's Watson cognitive computing technology to KPMG's professional services...


Mar 03, 2016, 08:09 ET KPMG Recognized as a Top 50 Place to Work on FORTUNE's "Best Companies" List

 KPMG LLP has once again been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by FORTUNE Magazine, advancing 20 spots to number 43 on this...


Mar 02, 2016, 09:53 ET Risk Management Oversight, Innovation And Competitors Top Concerns For Private Company Directors: KPMG Survey

Private-company directors say they are concerned most about risk management oversight, assessing innovation and their competitors. Meanwhile, tight...


Mar 02, 2016, 09:35 ET The University Of Michigan Named U.S. Champions Of KPMG International Case Competition

KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, announced that a team of students from the University of Michigan are the U.S. national champions...


Mar 01, 2016, 10:00 ET KPMG Named One Of NAFE's Top 10 Companies For Executive Women For Sixth Consecutive Year

KPMG LLP has been recognized among the Top 10 on the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE)'s "Top 60 Companies for Executive Women"...


Feb 25, 2016, 12:00 ET KPMG: New FASB Leasing Standard Has Broad Organizational Impacts

   WHAT:  Today, the U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued the new Leases accounting standard, ASC 842. This...


Feb 24, 2016, 08:00 ET Investors Bullish on 2016 U.S. Real Estate Market but Taking Steps to Reduce Overall Portfolio Risk: KPMG Survey

 Investors continue to be optimistic in their 2016 outlook for the U.S. real estate market, with 91 percent expecting real estate fundamentals...


Feb 09, 2016, 11:30 ET Board Directors, Executives See Uncertainty and Volatility Threatening Corporate Strategy: KPMG Survey

 One in three U.S. board members and executives are "very concerned" that the climate of uncertainty and volatility may pose a significant...


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 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...