Jnet Client Newsletter 

Jnet is the bilingual newsletter of KPMG's U.S. Japanese Practice. Published since 1997, Jnet is issued quarterly to update you on audit, accounting, tax, and other business issues relevant to Japanese companies operating in the United States. 


Current Issue - Issue 3, 2015 



Global Boardroom Insights: The Future of Audit

In this edition of Global Boardroom Insights, we explore the current state of the audit – where audit quality stands today, drivers and indicators of audit quality, and various stakeholders’ expectations of auditors – and what the near-and-long term may hold for auditing. Is audit quality continually improving? What are the key drivers and indicators? Should the auditor’s report be expanded beyond the “pass/fail” audit opinion? What innovations can companies expect to see in auditing in the next 3-5 years?



KPMG 2014 REFM Outsourcing Pulse Survey

KPMG LLP is pleased to release the findings from the 2014 edition of the global real estate and facilities management (REFM) outsourcing Pulse survey. The REFM outsourcing Pulse is a member of the KPMG Pulse family of surveys that provide insights into trends and projections in end-user organizations’ usage of global business services (GBS), or shared services, outsourcing, and third-party business and information technology (IT) services.



Six Ways to Enhance Your Technology Business Management Proficiency

KPMG LLP's 2015 survey of more than 125 companies around the world on technology business management (TBM) proficiency reveals significant ways CIOs can improve their use of IT cost and consumption data to determine the true cost of running the business of IT.



Auditing & Accounting Update

In this section, we provide brief updates on regulatory developments in auditing and accounting that may impact Japanese companies in the United States.



Tax Update

In this section of Jnet, we provide brief updates on legislative, judicial, and administrative developments in tax that may impact Japanese companies operating in the United States.