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Greenberg Turner joins KPMG Law LLP 

KPMG now home to a leading global immigration law firm 


TORONTO, November 1, 2012 - KPMG in Canada (KPMG) announced today that the immigration practice of Greenberg Turner has joined its affiliated law firm, KPMG Law LLP , effective November 1, 2012, making KPMG home to one of Canada's leading global immigration law firms.


Founded in 1995, Greenberg Turner is a world leader in immigration-related services for talent movement such as employment permits, visas, and permanent resident status and citizenship. Howard Greenberg, Monika Szabo and Suzanne de Lint will join KPMG as partners.

"This is a tremendous opportunity to build KPMG's existing knowledge and capability in the immigration arena - expanding our market penetration in Canada and supporting the needs of our global clients," said Rob Brouwer, Canadian Managing Partner, Clients and Markets, KPMG.  "An excellent fit for the firm, this demonstrates our drive to meet the evolving needs of our clients and is consistent with KPMG's efforts to build an integrated international immigration practice."


"Corporations with international operations move their people around the world and need to do so efficiently - this requires the very best in tax and immigration support," said Elio Luongo, Canadian Managing Partner, Tax, KPMG.  "Combining our market leading international executive tax services with Greenberg Turner's immigration practice makes KPMG a one-stop-shop for global clients' expatriate needs. The addition of Greenberg Turner brings solid skills, international experience, and an innovative immigration practice to the KPMG family."

"We're proud to join the KPMG family and extend our reach in this emerging professional services practice," said Howard Greenberg, Senior Partner, Immigration Law, Greenberg Turner. "We are committed to providing a seamless transition for our clients and colleagues, and know this will best serve our global clients and provide the best opportunities for our team."


About KPMG

KPMG LLP, an Audit, Tax and Advisory firm ( and a Canadian limited liability partnership established under the laws of Ontario, is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG member firms around the world have 145,000 professionals, in 152 countries.


The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International, a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity, and describes itself as such.


About Greenberg Turner
Founded in 1995, Greenberg Turner is a world leader in immigration-related services such as employment and study permits, permanent resident status and citizenship. Clients include major financial institutions and technology-based companies in Canada, the United States, and globally.


For more information, contact:

Kathleen Killen
Senior Manager, Media Relations
KPMG in Canada
(416) 777-3447 

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Robert D. Brouwer

Robert D. Brouwer

Canadian Managing Partner, Clients and Markets


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