KPMG established the Audit Committee Institute (ACI) to help audit committee members keep pace with business issues relating to governance, audit, accounting and financial reporting. Since its inception in 1999, KPMG member firms have launched ACIs in 20 countries.
Advanced measurement approach
Services designed to help clients address specific issues which may relate to major regulatory or reporting changes or to the need for special skills on accounting matters
Brazil, Russia, India and China
Capital Adequacy Standard
Central and Eastern Europe
End of Life Vehicles Directive. EU legislation
Europe, Middle East and Africa region
Energy & 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 frameworks
EU Emissions Trading Scheme. Launched in January 2005 with mandatory GHG (green house gas) emission controls for industrial activities from 1 January 2005. Currently focusing on activities including the production and the manufacture of ferrous metals, pulp and paper, the scope of the scheme is expected to be widened to include other GHG emissions and industrial activities from January 2008
Legislative regime that came into effect in 1992.
Legislative regime to come into effect in 2008.
Fast moving consumer goods
U.K. Financial Services Authority
Global Assignment Policies and Practices
Gulf Co-operation Council
Global Tax Management System. A 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
Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process
Islamic financial institutions
International Financial Reporting Standards
Islamic Financial Services Board
KPMG web-based transfer pricing platform
Integrated regulatory reporting
KPMG International Financial Reporting Group. A single independent unit based in the U.K. providing international financial reporting services.
Organisation 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
Risk-weighted capital ratio
US Securities and Exchange Commission
KPMG proprietary software
Waste Electrical and Electronic Directive