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 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.
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.
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.
KPMG welcomes the proposed limited amendments to IFRS 9 that were published today by the IASB.
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.
As governments are looking to raise more revenue from indirect taxes, the OECD has issued a report examining the implications of this trend, Consumption Tax Trends 2012. KPMG's Global Indirect Tax Services has provided commentary on the report.
A new global report from KPMG finds that companies are threatened by a growing tide of regulation, however, those using their legal skills to help make commercial decisions are the ones that will best thrive in the new environment.
KPMG was cited as a leader in the fourth quarter 2012 Forrester WaveT Business Intelligence Service Providers report, which examined the offerings and capabilities of 12 organizations.
Despite the significant opportunities available to higher education institutions planning transnational expansion, many could face failure if they do not take steps necessary to manage the risks, according to a new report from KPMG International.
A new KPMG Healthcare report launched today demonstrates that improving the quality of service to patients makes healthcare less expensive.
KPMG International's latest Sustainable Insight reveals that the majority of the world's largest companies lack a long term water strategy.
KPMG's recent survey, Rethinking Human Resources in a Changing World reveals a significant dichotomy between the strategic importance and the perceived effectiveness of Human Resources today.
This report is aimed at helping energy and natural resources companies understand the substantial benefits and risk management issues involved in these complex operations.
Cross-border survey of personal tax and social security rates with historical data from 2003-2012
KPMG International is delighted to congratulate the 2012 Enactus World Cup Champions - the team from Belmont University, in the United States.
Study suggests financial institutions need to transform cost-efficiency on two fronts.
KPMG has once again ranked #2 globally in Universum's 2012 World's Most Attractive Employers' list. This ranking is based on the responses of nearly 75,000 business students at top universities across the world's 12 leading economies.
Chemical industry executives say they will use the significant cash on their balance sheets to pursue strategic acquisitions and new product development to spur company growth, according to a recent survey from KPMG International.
KPMG comments on the IASB's draft proposals on general hedge accounting.
Faltering merger and acquisitions activity is affecting markets all over the world, deal volumes falling back to 2005 levels.
Economic capital (EC) modeling has the potential to transform the way organizations control risks and manage their businesses right across the global insurance industry.
The reformation of the banking sector has entered a new chapter as banks must rebuild shattered trust and confidence, redefine culture and behavior, rein in costs and focus on core businesses, says a new report from KPMG International.
Global Debt Sales Survey 2012, a report by the Portfolio Solutions Group at KPMG, found that the predicted wave of non-performing loan portfolio disposals by European banks has not materialized.
KPMG International has moved up to the top spot, leading this year's rankings of The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®), a standards-setting and professional advocacy organization.
Second edition of the Infrastructure 100: A high-profile report showcasing 100 of the most innovative and inspiring urban infrastructure projects.
With greater competition for talent, companies are looking to enhance their mobility policies to attract and retain people. According to a new survey from KPMG, mobility programs are undergoing a number of subtle yet important changes.
Technology executives worldwide believe that China and the US will be at the forefront of driving technology innovation, with cloud cited as the leading transformative technology for business and consumers, according to a new report from KPMG.
Asia will remain a key growth market for asset managers, despite challenges arising from diverse legislative, regulatory and taxation requirements across the region.
Many analysts are calling shale gas a "game changer" for world energy markets. A KPMG International report on merger and acquisition activity (M&A) in the US, Argentina and China supports that.
Low economic growth is driving global manufacturers to seek new approaches in innovation and collaboration, and creating a somewhat surprising shared optimism for expected high-margin growth, according to a new survey report from KPMG International.
Many Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries, especially Poland, Romania and Ukraine, could potentially be important markets for shale gas production in the next decade.
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.
With China slated to be world's biggest market for auto sales & exports by 2025, global auto players unsure on issues critical to the industry.
KPMG 2011 global real estate & facilities management outsourcing pulse survey finds nearly all buyers expect to maintain or increase outsourcing usage