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"As technology reshapes the world, we need to harness our ability to provide assurance, stewardship and protection in entirely new areas."
Partner, Global and EMA Head of Sales and Markets
"I think the stock market would appreciate it is we were to prepare a longer report in which we explain risk areas which came to our attention during the audit."
Head of Audit, KPMG in Japan
"The better we understand investors’ needs, the easier it will be for auditors to go beyond simple opinions and create more value."
Head of Audit, KPMG in Indonesia
"Investors are making their decisions based on adjusted non-GAAP earnings and non-financial metrics. It's those non-GAAP measures, both financial and non-financial, that are driving the market capitalization of the world's biggest companies."
Global Head of Audit
"I think the best auditors are making judgments, giving insights not because of compliance training but … the way they understand the business."
Head of Audit, KPMG in the UK
"Audits focus on the historical numbers in the annual report. They don't look at analyst briefings or investor packs – yet this is the information which drives markets."
Associate Partner, Audit Committee Institute, KPMG in the UK
"We keep hearing investors saying that they want more from the audit … But without a deeper informed dialogue it is hard to know what 'more' really is."
Global Head of Audit – Energy & Natural Resources
"We are far more focused on risk now, and on the need for greater skepticism, especially when dealing with relatively unknown entities."
EMA Head of Quality & Risk Management, Global Audit Quality & Risk Management Partner, KPMG International
"In the end, the profession needs to evolve as fast as the organizations we audit.”
Head of Audit & Assurance, KPMG Romania
"If we provided the kind of conclusions and explanations that investment advisers do, our reports might carry greater value."
Head of Audit, KPMG in Canada
"There are a numberof expectation gaps that we need to bridge in order to rebuild our reputation."
Head of Audit, KPMG in the Netherlands
"A forum connecting auditors with economists and regulators could help to stabilize capital markets."
Head of Audit, KPMG in Brazil
"Ultimately we work for the users of the financial statements – the investors."
Global Vice Chairman, Quality and Risk Management, KPMG International
"Say a company issues a press release or a financial data supplement containing information outside of normal financial statement … should you attach an audit opinion to that? I think you can and should."
Head of Audit, KPMG in the US
"Auditors need to understand a company's management, controls and business strategy. But under existing standards we don't need to mention these in our audit report."
Deputy Chairman, KPMG in China
"For me the biggest weakness is that we’re restricted from offering as much forward-looking judgment as we’re capable of by the threat of litigation – and people don’t understand this limitation."
Head of Audit, KPMG in South Africa
"What would happen if there were not an audit? The audit plays an important part in giving people comfort and there is massive commercial value in that."
Head of Audit, KPMG in Australia
"Currently, we say yes or no in our audit opinion. We could express our opinion on many more things if the liability regime and regulation were different."
Former Head of Audit and Chief Performance Officer, KPMG in Germany
"The strength of the audit committee depends on the strength of its members to challenge management: their knowledge of the business, the entity and the industry is absolutely critical."
Chief Operating Officer – Global Audit, KPMG International
"I look at the financial information that capital markets need, and I see very little overlap with what we audit."
Chairman, KPMG in Asia Pacific, Managing Partner, KPMG in Singapore
"I think there's a growing consensus that the current financial reporting model has led to a narrow focus on compliance and not enough on broad communication."
Global Head of IFRS, KPMG International
"What has not been addressed so far is the relevance of the financial information we audit. … In my view, the main question should have been what information independent auditors should look at."
Head of Audit, KPMG in France
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