Despite the increasing concern for talent issues, new research findings from KPMG International reveal that many organizations take a narrow approach to talent management – one that is steadily weakening their organization’s competitiveness and agility.
KPMG welcomes the IASB's new hedge accounting standard, which will result in a closer alignment of hedge accounting and risk management.
Government needs to plan, think and act differently, in some cases drastically, if they are to be prepared for the global megatrends increasingly straining the world’s resources and economic capacity
Investment fund will support partnerships and acquisitions, to help KPMG firms’ clients unlock tangible value of their data.
The Diamond Award recognizes KPMG's marketing campaign for the 2013 World Economic Forum. It focused on the weflive.com service which distilled in real-time the Twitter conversations from delegates, the media and Twitter users from across the world.
According to the latest study by KPMG International entitled Profiles of a Fraudster, in 70 percent of frauds, the perpetrator found it tough to go solo and colluded with others.
KPMG International's survey of over 440 CFOS and other senior finance executives in 15 countries shows that the majority are poised to make the necessary investments and embrace intelligent finance models.
The survey, which is one of the largest global surveys of hedge fund managers, was conducted between May and August of this year and includes the views of 200 hedge fund managers representing more than $910 billion in assets under management (AUM).
After prolonged economic uncertainty, a majority of companies in the global engineering and construction sector have fresh confidence in the growth prospects for the industry, according to KPMG International's 2013 Global Construction Survey.
KPMG hosted its 3rd Annual Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Energy Conference titled "Unconventional - Shaping the Future of GCC Energy?" on 1 October in Abu Dhabi.
KPMG International announces the appointment of Gary Reader as Global Head of Insurance, effective October 1. Gary was most recently the insurance sector leader for advisory services for KPMG in the UK.
A new study by KPMG International brings fresh insight to the capacity of countries to respond to change, caused by shocks such as natural disasters or longer-term trends like technology, demographics, global competition, and investment.
Astrus Insights details how other factors; such as background details of the organization, its shareholders, directors, ultimate beneficial owners and litigation information; also need to be considered to understand the full scope of the integrity risk.
KPMG International's latest High Growth Markets International Acquisition Tracker shows that M&A transactions involving high growth markets (HGMs) are not immune to the pressures that continue to hinder overall global M&A activity.
Telecom providers and tech firms see significant opportunities in mobile security, according to a report released today by KPMG International.
The continued volatility of commodity prices is requiring mining companies to review their operating model, the way they do business and to enhance the traditional set of core competencies.
KPMG International's latest Global M&A Predictor shows that deal appetite among the world's largest companies is higher than it was 12 months ago, with forward P/E ratios - a measure of confidence, or appetite - up 14 percent from June 2012.
Organizations all over the world are leveraging the benefits of a globally mobile workforce. According to a KPMG International survey, 72 percent of over 600 respondents use global mobility programs to support overall business objectives.
A study of the telecommunications mobile market from KPMG International revealed the growing importance of the end-to-end customer experience to win and retain mobile customers; those providers who differentiate will retain customers for the long term.
Action plan could signal a potential “seismic shift” in the landscape and comes at the right time for an impartial review of long-standing international tax norms.
KPMG International’s Chairman Michael Andrew, has today announced a number of changes to KPMG’s Global Executive Team
Mark Vaessen, KPMG's Global IFRS leader provides his thoughts on the IASB consultation process.
Cloud and mobile are expected to continue to gain momentum as the most disruptive technologies in consumer and business markets over the next three years, according to the Global Technology Innovation survey from KPMG International.
Technology executives worldwide believe that the United States and China are the top two countries with the greatest potential to drive technology breakthroughs that will have a global impact in the next four years, according to KPMG International.
As global healthcare systems evolve to deliver better patient outcomes at lower costs, the life sciences sector must seek ways to adapt to the changing environment, according to a new report by KPMG's Global Life Sciences practice.
KPMG welcomes the revised proposals on insurance accounting published by the IASB today.
KPMG's latest insurance report, "The Valued Insurer", reveals how the world's top insurers are thriving amidst economic uncertainty. The report was launched today at the International Insurance Society Annual Seminar in Seoul, South Korea.
According to new research from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and KPMG International, retailers across the world are increasingly opting for traditional 'back-to-basics' strategies to drive growth, foregoing newer business trends.
A new report from KPMG finds that aerospace and defense organizations need to focus on improving supply chain visibility, managing costs and creating new growth opportunities in order to remain profitable in the future.
Good Corporate Governance and Infrastructure development are key to Myanmar’s continued economic development, says KPMG Global Chairman Mr. Michael Andrew.
KPMG and partners publish roadmap to grow certified soy market.
Long-term elder care languishes among the priorities of national healthcare agendas worldwide, according to new report from KPMG’s Global Healthcare practice.
KPMG International survey reveals real challenges faced by businesses today-and some surprising opportunities.
KPMG reaction to proposals from IASB and FASB to make changes to lease accounting
Global manufacturers are putting their supply chains at the center of their business strategies to serve as the foundation for operational efficiency and collaborative innovation, according to KPMG's 4th annual Global Manufacturing Outlook.
The IASB today released proposals to ease the transition to IFRS for entities in rate-regulated industries.
Six countries - the US, Japan, UK, France, South Korea and China - were today named by KPMG International as the most active in using tax as a tool to drive sustainable corporate behavior and achieve green policy goals.
KPMG report brings global healthcare challenge into focus.
Reaction from KPMG to a consultation on integrated reporting published by the IIRC.
The International Data Corporation (IDC) has named KPMG as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services 2013 Vendor Analysis.
Announcing the winner of the 2013 KPMG International Case Competition.
KPMG International's latest High Growth Markets International Acquisition Tracker shows that acquirers in developed markets are still cautious about pursuing cross-border M&A opportunities in high growth markets.
Awarded “Sustainable Firm of the Year” and “Social Networking Champion,” KPMG is the only multiple winner in the 2013 competition.
The IASB has issued proposals on accounting for the impairment of financial assets. KPMG says that the proposals are a 'step change' in accounting for impairment and would have a significant impact on banks and similar financial institutions.
A new report from KPMG International finds that the current consultation on financial resolution for global insurers is a crucial step for European and international convergence and calls for an insurance-specific framework.
The future of corporate reporting: towards a common vision - contains the views of influential figures from key different vantage points in the financial chain: preparers, users, standard-setters, regulators, auditors.
Business and IT leaders across the globe are finding cloud adoption to be more complicated than many had originally anticipated, according to a report from KPMG International.
New data from KPMG shows that women delegates are playing an increasingly prominent role in the public discussion from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Companies from the US, Germany and South Korea are at the top of the 2013 international gold medal-table for sustainable business, according to The Sustainability Yearbook 2013.
The number of travelling Mainland Chinese continues to rise and global luxury brands are subsequently adapting their business strategies, both in China and in their home markets, according to KPMG's sixth annual publication on the sector.
The roots of the current sovereign debt crisis do not solely lie in the global financial crisis of 2007-2008, according to a new report from KPMG International.
KPMG International's latest Global M&A Predictor shows that the confidence to undertake significant M&A is predicted to return to the world's largest companies, according to the latest analyst predictions.
Urban consumers in China, Brazil and Singapore are proving to be the world’s most voracious users of digital media.
WEFlive.com, a social media aggregation site that provides a simple way to follow and interact with Twitter conversations from delegates to the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, January 23 – 26, 2013
The KPMG Corporate and Indirect Tax Rate Survey shows that corporate and indirect tax rates are in a constant state of change as governments look to increase indirect rates to raise revenue but to decrease corporate tax rates to attract investment.
The KPMG International 14th Global Automotive Executive Survey found that global automakers will continue to invest in gas-powered vehicles through 2018, with hybrids a close second.
After more than 3.5 years following the release of the first draft of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), the European Commission today adopted the so-called European Union (EU) “Level 2” implementing measures for the AIFMD.
AIFMD will have significant implications when it takes effect in July 2013. A KPMG International survey reveals nearly half the respondents have taken no steps to analyze the impacts of the AIFMD or to make changes to their operations.
KPMG International (KPMG) today announced record-high combined revenues of US$23.03 billion for the fiscal year ending 30 September 2012, representing a 4.4% increase over the previous year in local currency terms.
Semiconductor industry executives are planning for an industry rebound in 2013, most likely in the second half of the year. The US has moved ahead of China as the most important market for revenue, according to a report from KPMG International.
KPMG survey finds providers see cloud revenues comprising significantly larger share of their total revenue due to migration of more sophisticated, critical data-rich applications.
KPMG International has named Andrew Weir Global Chair of its Building, Construction and Real Estate practice.
In a keynote address at today's WBCSD/ICC Global Business Day event at COP18, Doha, KPMG warned businesses in the Gulf region they face a perfect storm of climate-related risks and should be on red alert.
The wording of the last international climate agreement has left the UN process with a potential "time bomb", according to a new paper from KPMG International.
Economic capital (EC) modeling has the potential to transform the way organizations control risks and manage their businesses right across the global insurance industry.
Second edition of the Infrastructure 100: A high-profile report showcasing 100 of the most innovative and inspiring urban infrastructure projects.
KPMG & AIMA report almost 60% global assets under management are from institutional investors & 90% reported increased due diligence since 2008.
Agreement with NIMM Audit creates country’s largest audit, tax and advisory services provider.
Need for infrastructure is high pressuring construction industry to meet the challenge, putting their efficiency & risk management processes to test.