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Aug 27, 2015, 11:30 ET

KPMG Tops National Law Journal "Best of Chicago" Reader Rankings In E-Discovery, Litigation And Forensic Services

 The Third Annual National Law Journal 2015 "Best of Chicago" Reader Rankings found KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm, the...

Aug 26, 2015, 08:00 ET
Why healthcare information is valuable -- KPMG infographic.

81% Of Healthcare Organizations Have Been Compromised By Cyber-Attacks In Past 2 Years: KPMG Survey

Eighty-one percent of health care executives say that their organizations have been compromised by at least one malware, botnet, or other...

Aug 18, 2015, 07:00 ET

KPMG Corporate Finance LLC Adds Energy Practice From Investment Bank Ewing Bemiss & Co.

 KPMG LLP's ("KPMG") wholly owned subsidiary, KPMG Corporate Finance LLC ("KPMG CF­") has added a team of professionals from Ewing...

Aug 17, 2015, 09:07 ET

KPMG Completes Acquisition Of Towers Watson's Human Resources Service Delivery Practice

 KPMG today announced the completion of its acquisition of the Human Resources Service Delivery (HRSD) practice of Towers Watson, a leading...

Aug 04, 2015, 09:00 ET

Payer Pressures, Market Access Weigh Upon Life Sciences Strategy: KPMG Survey

 Drug makers and medical device companies are finding their biggest commercial challenges coming from payers, surpassing hurdles posed by...

Jul 27, 2015, 10:30 ET

Technology Leading Audit Profession Evolution: KPMG/Forbes Insights Survey

 Ninety three percent of U.S. executives, board members and academics say the external corporate financial audit needs to evolve, with a...

Jul 15, 2015, 11:30 ET

Board Members And Executives Say A Clear Capital Allocation Process Is Key To Strategy: KPMG Survey

More than 40 percent of U.S. board members and executives are not satisfied with the quality of the board's discussions with management regarding...

Jul 10, 2015, 09:52 ET

KPMG Launches Publication To Highlight Top-Of-Mind Tax Issues At Leading Companies

 A new quarterly, market-facing publication from KPMG LLP is designed to provide chief tax officers, other C-Suite executives, and board...

Jul 09, 2015, 08:02 ET

KPMG To Acquire Towers Watson's Human Resources Service Delivery Practice

Transaction Deepens Firm's Global HR Transformation Capabilities  KPMG today announced it has entered into an agreement with Towers...

Jul 07, 2015, 05:00 ET
Data and Analytics - A New Driver of Performance and Valuation

Investors And Analysts See Rise In Strategic Use Of D&A In Investment Decision Making And Valuation, KPMG Survey

 Buy and sell-side analysts anticipate a significant rise in the strategic use of data and analytics to drive investment decision making,...

Jul 06, 2015, 08:00 ET

KPMG Names Leaders For Major Businesses And Operations

 KPMG announced today the incoming leaders of the U.S. firm's Audit, Tax and Advisory businesses, as well as new heads of Operations and...

Jun 30, 2015, 06:00 ET

KPMG And Dun & Bradstreet Alliance Addresses FATCA Due Diligence Challenges

Marking the one-year deadline for foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to identify their preexisting entity account base for purposes of the...

Jun 23, 2015, 09:47 ET

KPMG Named One Of Working Mother Magazine's Top Companies For Multicultural Women For Seventh Consecutive Year

 KPMG LLP was named one of Working Mother magazine's 2015 "Best Companies for Multicultural Women" for its best practices in hiring, retaining...

Jun 22, 2015, 11:17 ET

KPMG Named Best Company for Asian Pacific Americans to Develop Workforce Skills By Asia Society For Third Consecutive Year

KPMG LLP was named the "Best Company for Asian Pacific Americans to Develop Workforce Skills" by the Asia Society for the third consecutive year as...

Jun 17, 2015, 10:25 ET

7 in 10 Insurers Unprepared For Potential Disruption Caused By Autonomous Vehicles: KPMG Survey

 Although the automotive and technology industries are moving swiftly to bring autonomous vehicles to market, the vast majority of insurers...

Jun 17, 2015, 09:47 ET
The infographic highlights technology company executives views on their companies' investments in several key areas.

Tech Companies Expected To Spend 1 - 5% Of Revenue On IT Security

 Three-fourths of technology executives expect their companies to spend one to five percent of their revenue on IT security over the next 12...

Jun 11, 2015, 09:00 ET
KPMG Global Chairman John Veihmeyer presents Condoleezza Rice with the inaugural "Inspire Greatness Award" at yesterday's KPMG Women's Leadership Summit.

KPMG Women's Leadership Summit: Condoleezza Rice Receives "Inspire Greatness Award"

Condoleezza Rice received the first-ever "Inspire Greatness Award" yesterday at the KPMG Women's Leadership Summit. Rice was recognized by KPMG,...

Jun 09, 2015, 09:00 ET

KPMG Women's Leadership Study: Majority Of Women Aspire To Hold Top Roles, Though Many Find It Difficult To See Themselves As Leaders

 A majority of women aspire to hold top leadership and board roles, but often find it difficult to see themselves as leaders, according to the...

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...