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Big changes ahead for banks’ accounts as new standard on bad debts completes response to the financial crisis, says KPMG
Research finds over half of business leaders place digital strategy and data analytics high on their agenda, and the supply chain rates as their number one challenge and area of investment
Pharmaceutical and life sciences companies may have turned a corner in their efforts to get more from their substantial investment in R&D, according to a new report from KPMG International.
A panel from the six largest accounting networks has published a report on possible accounting and corporate reporting reforms that could help attract private financing.
At the International Insurance Society’s (IIS) annual seminar, KPMG presented its paper, How well is the Life insurance industry keeping pace with rapidly changing technology?
According to a new report from KPMG International, Investing in the Future, the global asset management industry will transform over the next 15 years.
KPMG Survey of Business Reporting examines company reports and asks if the historical focus of annual reports is driving short term decision making.
A new survey of KPMG People & Change consultants reveals, in the war for talent when compared to 2001.
KPMG enhances its business transformation capability through the strategic acquisition of business process management services company SAFIRA.
As a Result of the Combination, KPMG Will Become a Market-Leader in Audit, Tax and Advisory Services for Hedge Fund Sector.
KPMG announced the winners of a short film competition themed “If you only knew what you knew… Go beyond the data.”
KPMG International launches KPMG Insights Labs, a virtual R&D center that will serve as a global innovation hub with the aim to develop data-driven business solutions.
The new revenue standard replaces most of the detailed guidance on revenue recognition that currently exists under U.S. GAAP and IFRS.
Technology industry leaders are most bullish on revenue growth according to the results of the Technology Business Outlook survey conducted by KPMG LLP (US).
New research published by KPMG International reveals that few of 100 of the world's largest companies are reporting the impact social investments are having on the people they are intended to help.
A new report from KPMG reveals that in-house lawyers’ work is dominated by commercial decision making as boardrooms seek validation of their business and operational plans.
KPMG is working with economia magazine, a UK based business, finance and accountancy publication, to host a series of roundtables focusing on the value of audit.
Manufacturers are entering into a new era of ‘disruptive complexity’ which is fundamentally changing the way manufacturers compete and succeed, according to KPMG’s 2014 Global Manufacturing Outlook (GMO).
A team of four students from the University of Queensland has won the 2014 KPMG International Case Competition (KICC) final held last week in São Paulo, Brazil.
In a KPMG survey of business students conducted during the KPMG International Case Competition, 84 percent said they were prepared to move country regularly for the right job.
A series of stakeholder interviews conducted by KPMG in major capital markets highlights that the current IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) model of mandatory annual impairment testing of goodwill is due for a re-think.
KPMG today announced it is the recipient of two awards from the Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF).
KPMG International's latest High Growth Markets International Acquisition Tracker reveals that rising domestic confidence in many developed markets is not yet translating into an increase in cross-border acquisitions.
KPMG experts analyze the role business partnerships will play driving business expansion in Myanmar going forward into 2015.
KPMG International today announced that John B. Veihmeyer has been selected by its board of directors as KPMG’s next Global Chairman, to succeed Michael Andrew who is retiring after serving as Global Chairman since May 2011.
KPMG member firms were cited as the only one of the “Vanguard Leaders” as “advancing” in the breadth and depth of HR transformation capabilities in a leading analyst report.
The KPMG International survey results are based on responses from 317 AML and compliance professionals in the top 1,000 global banks.
75 percent of respondents to a recent KPMG International poll say that they are involved in a tax examination or dispute with a revenue authority.
Analysts expect the world's largest corporates to show a greater appetite for M&A transactions in 2014 than they did last year, according to KPMG International's latest Global M&A Predictor.
For the second year running female delegates at the World Economic Forum meeting at Davos are outperforming their male counterparts on social media.
KPMG International’s Necessity: the mother of innovation highlights significant underlying financial weaknesses in the health systems of a number of developing countries.
Executives see value of data and analytics, but 85 percent face challenges in analyzing their existing data.
Less than two thirds say that risk considerations are properly built into their strategic planning.
Social media aggregation site, WEFLIVE.com provides a simple way to follow and analyze Twitter conversations from participants of the Annual World Economic Forum 2014, Davos, Switzerland, 21-26 January.
The audit profession must evolve and change to remain relevant in today’s rapidly changing global economic environment.
KPMG appoints Brian Daly to Global Insurance Tax Lead on January 8, 2014.
Plug-in hybrids will lead the pack among e-vehicles in the race to produce cleaner, more efficient vehicles, according to KPMG International's 2014 Global Automotive Executive Survey.
KPMG survey of sixty worldwide executives who are responsible for their organization’s cross-border investigations.
KPMG, as a global network of member firms, is perceived as having the strongest capabilities of any providers in the global sustainability assurance marketplace, according to the latest Green Quadrant report from sustainability analyst firm Verdantix.
KPMG International (KPMG) today announced record-high aggregated revenues of US$23.42 billion for the fiscal year ended 30 September 2013.
KPMG survey also finds broadening applications markets that may signal end to boom or bust cycles.
KPMG welcomes the publication of the International Integrated Reporting Council's Integrated Reporting Framework.
The KPMG Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2013 provides a snapshot of current global trends in CR reporting. It covers 4,100 companies in 41 countries and a deep-dive into the quality of reporting among the world's largest 250 companies.
KPMG has welcomed the IAASB's proposals on extending auditor reporting
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.
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.
KPMG International survey reveals real challenges faced by businesses today-and some surprising opportunities.
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.
The International Data Corporation (IDC) has named KPMG as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services 2013 Vendor Analysis.
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.
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.
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.
Economic capital (EC) modeling has the potential to transform the way organizations control risks and manage their businesses right across the global insurance industry.
KPMG & AIMA report almost 60% global assets under management are from institutional investors & 90% reported increased due diligence since 2008.
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