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Sep 16, 2014, 10:15 ET

KPMG Statements on Guidance from Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on 2014 Deliverables of Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Initiative

 The following statements are being issued today by KPMG concerning the first recommendations issued by the Organisation for Economic...

Sep 15, 2014, 10:30 ET

KPMG Study: CEOs To Step Up Customer Focus In Next Three Years

In a recent study by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, chief executives indicated their companies will be significantly more...

Sep 11, 2014, 11:59 ET

Mortgage Banking Veteran Larry Walker Joins KPMG

 Larry Walker, a mortgage banking veteran with more than 30 years of industry experience, has joined audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP as a...

Sep 11, 2014, 09:38 ET

Tech Business Leaders See Trio Of Disruptive Technologies Having Greater Impact In The Next Three Years, KPMG Survey

Three-D printing, Internet of Things (IoT), and biotech/ healthcare IT jumped into the top five of disruptive technologies over the next three...

Sep 10, 2014, 13:00 ET

KPMG Recognized as Top Anti-Money Laundering Firm

 KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has been named "U.S. AML Firm of the Year" in ACQ magazine's 2014 annual "ACQ Global Awards."...

Sep 04, 2014, 10:44 ET

U.S. Executives Remain Optimistic On Emerging Market Expansion: KPMG Survey

 Ninety percent of U.S. business executives involved with business development and corporate strategy have seen revenues from high growth and...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:35 ET

Retail Executives Embrace Omnichannel Approach in 2014 to Keep Up with Consumer Trends: KPMG Survey

 In an effort to better respond to an increasingly online and mobile customer, 70 percent of retail executives said their organizations have...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:30 ET

More Commercial Real Estate Execs Expect To Increase Capital Spending Amid Tepid Economic Growth In 2014, KPMG Survey Finds

Amid slow-but-steady economic growth, more commercial real estate executives are looking to develop assets and deploy capital in secondary markets...

Sep 03, 2014, 08:30 ET

KPMG Foundation Awards $470,000 in Scholarships to Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholars

The KPMG Foundation announced it has awarded a total of $470,000 in scholarships to minority accounting doctoral students for the 2014-2015...

Aug 28, 2014, 13:58 ET

KPMG Ranked Number One in Litigation and E-Discovery Services by National Law Journal "Best of Chicago" Reader Rankings

 The Second Annual National Law Journal "Best of Chicago" 2014 Reader Rankings found KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, the...

Aug 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
Gary Matuszak, Global Chair, KPMG Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice. (PRNewsFoto/KPMG LLP)

Tech CEOs Expect Greatest Profits In 2017: KPMG Survey

U.S. technology chief executive officers believe tech's growth will continue unabated for the next few years, with peak profits predicted by most...

Jul 28, 2014, 09:20 ET

Banking Execs Focused On Improving Customer Experience Amid Increased Competition From Non-Traditional Competitors: KPMG Survey

Faced with losing market share to non-traditional competitors, senior bank executives say they are squarely focused on improving the customer...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:50 ET

Tax Practitioners Predict Streamlined Transfer Pricing Audits With New IRS Roadmap Tool, Says KPMG Survey

 Most companies involved with transfer pricing believe that a streamlined audit process will be the greatest benefit resulting from the new...

Jul 01, 2014, 09:00 ET

KPMG Completes Rothstein Kass Transaction, Propelling The Firm's Leadership In The U.S. Hedge Fund Market

 KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has completed its acquisition of certain assets of Rothstein Kass and the admission of most...

Jun 24, 2014, 09:00 ET

More Energy Execs Believe U.S. Can Achieve Energy Independence Within 15 Years: KPMG Survey

 More and more energy executives believe the United States can attain energy independence within the next 15 years, eliminating the U.S....

Jun 24, 2014, 09:00 ET

Cincinnati, Cleveland, Atlanta Score High Marks As Most Tax-Friendly Large Cities For Business: KPMG Report

Cincinnati, Cleveland, Atlanta, Baltimore and Pittsburgh offer the most favorable tax structures for businesses among U.S. cities/locations with...

Jun 17, 2014, 08:00 ET

Canada remains most competitive business tax environment worldwide: KPMG

Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal lead international cities for tax competitiveness TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - KPMG's Competitive Alternatives...

Jun 11, 2014, 09:00 ET

KPMG Appoints John Gimigliano Head Of Federal Tax Legislative And Regulatory Services

 KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, has named John P. Gimigliano as principal in charge of the Federal Legislative and Regulatory...

May 30, 2014, 08:00 ET

KPMG Becomes Premier Professional Services Provider In U.S. Hedge Fund Market With Addition Of Rothstein Kass Partners And Employees

 KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and Rothstein Kass, a leading professional services firm in the hedge fund industry, have...

May 07, 2014, 16:37 ET

KPMG And RMA Survey: Board And C-level Recognition Of Operational Risk Management Rising Within Financial Institutions

 According to a new survey report released by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and The Risk Management Association (RMA), large...