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Glossary 

It is the nature of business to shorten names and titles to acronyms and to have an ever-increasing number of terms which might puzzle the uninitiated. This page offers some definitions.


KPMG established the Audit Committee Institute (ACI) to help audit committee members keep pace with business issues relating to governance, audit, accounting and financial reporting. Since its inception in 1999, KPMG member firms have launched ACIs in 20 countries.

Advanced measurement approach

Anti-money laundering

Services designed to help clients address specific issues which may relate to major regulatory or reporting changes or to the need for special skills on accounting matters.

Brazil, Russia, India and China

Capital Adequacy Standard

Central and Eastern Europe