Audit Committee Institute
ACI. KPMG established the Audit Committee Institute (ACI) to help audit committee members keep pace with business issues related to governance, audit, accounting, and financial reporting. Since its inception in1999, KPMG has launched ACIs in 20 countries.
Energy and natural resources. The ENR sector includes oil and gas, power and utilities, mining and forestry industries.
Enterprise social software (E2.0). The use of an entire suite of emergent technologies — wikis, blogs, tagging, and social networking tools — both inside companies and between companies and the outside world.
Enterprise risk management
Enterprise Risk Management frameworks
UK usage: estate agent; US usage: realtor. Professionals dealing with the valuation and sale of property.
Fast moving consumergoods
People, processes, technology and risk/control
UK Financial Services Authority
Global Assignment Policies and Practices
Gulf Co-operation Council
GTMS. KPMG proprietary system.
KPMG Global Transfer Pricing Services practice. A network of KPMG professionals based in KPMG member firms providing transfer pricing services.
Legislation regarding the regulation of hazardous materials.
International Accounting Standards Board
rnal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process
Islamic Financial Services Board
KPMG web-based transfer pricing platform
Integrated regulatory reporting
Evaluation of external IT systems. An IT audit of the value, effectiveness and risk profile of a client's IT systems.
A forum where organizations can learn more about the requirements of section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and discuss ways to address the evolution of effective internal controls
A network of KPMG professionals based in KPMG member firms providing services to clients in the electronics and software sectors.
A network of KPMG professionals based in KPMG member firms providing financial services
KPMG International Financial Reporting Group. A network of KPMG professions based in KPMG member firms providing international financial reporting services.
KPMG partner with overall responsibility for managing the KPMG member firms' relationship with the client.
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Original equipment manufacturer(s)
Private finance initiatives
Public private partnership
Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals. European Union (EU) directive which came into effect on June 1, 2007 and requires chemical manufacturers and importers in the EU to prove the safety of their products.
Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive
riction of Hazardous Substances Directive
Security and Exchange Commission
In the UK, National Insurance.
Waste Electrical and Electronic Directive