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Advisory in the News 

KPMG's Advisory Services professionals are regularly published and interviewed in the news, at seminars and conferences, at industry association meetings, and in trade magazines. Below is a selection of these articles, reproduced with permission.

Laura Croucher

HR industry’s 2014 agenda
Laura Croucher amongst four top HR executives participated in a roundtable forecast of the HR industry’s 2014 agenda and to tackle hot topics, from executive compensation to large-scale layoffs

Augusto Patmore

Industry sees bright future: survey
Augusto Patmore comments on the Global Construction Survey 2013 in the Daily Commercial News.

James McAuley

General Counsel enter the business world
James McAuley is featured in Lexpert talking about our general counsel survey (Beyond the Law) that sheds light on the trend thats turning legal leaders into business leaders.

Brad Watson

Metrolinx: The Big Move Forward
Brad Watson addresses the transportation issues currently facing the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area (GTHA) and the need for a transportation plan, in the Toronto Region Board of Trade magazine - OnBoard.

David and Neil

Private Company M&A Transactions – This Market is Alive and Well
Dave Kennedy and Neil Blair, KPMG Corporate Finance Managing Directors, have article published in The Canadian Business Journal.

Suzanne Schulz

Gift or graft? Laws can snag even well-meaning firms
Suzanne Schulz is featured in The Globe and Mail  discussing how companies with foreign operations are under the microscope as governments worldwide crack down on corruption.

David Evans

Put that wrench back in place - it could save your business
David Evans comments on the potential effects of Lean to an organisation in The Globe and Mail

Jeff Smith

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of SECOR Inc., Canada's largest independent strategic management consulting firm.

Jeff Smith

KPMG named World's Best Outsourcing Advisers
KPMG has ranked #1 on the 2012 Global Outsourcing 100 Ranking, making us the leader among the World's Best Outsourcing Advisers.

Brad Watson

Canadian projects named on global list for innovation in urban infrastructure
Brad Watson is quoted in The Globe and Mail, showcasing the six profiled Canadian projects and their innovative infrastructure solutions.

Mark Burton

KPMG builds Canada's pre-eminent restructuring and turnaround practice
Seasoned advisers Mark Burton, Randy Benson and Phillip Reynolds join KPMG in Canada's turnaround and restructuring practice in order to meet client needs.

Canadian M&A activity continues to be robust

Canadian M&A activity continues to be robust
Peter Hatges is featured in the Financial Post discussing M&A activity in Canada.

Teresa Cascioli joins KPMG as a strategic adviser

Teresa Cascioli joins KPMG as a strategic adviser
We are pleased to announce that Teresa Cascioli has joined the firm as a strategic adviser with KPMG Enterprise™ and the Advisory Transactions & Restructuring (T&R) practice.

Fiscally sustainable public services require transformative approaches

Fiscally sustainable public services require transformative approaches
While Canada has yet to face the same crisis that is currently rattling Europe, the long-term implications of these structural deficits cannot be ignored.

Shifting Financial Gears

Shifting Financial Gears
CTV interview with KPMG's Jim Alexander, CTV Power Play

Independent Advice for Directors in an Acquisition Scenario

Independent Advice for Directors in an Acquisition Scenario
September, 2011 Director Journal of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD)