Brazil

Glossary 



KPMG created the Audit Committee Institute, a space that promotes the exchange of information and development of best practices, which is recognized as having high value and as a promoter of benefits for members of audit committees and senior management of organizations.

BRIC is an acronym created from the start of Brazil, Russia, India and China, considered the elite among the emerging developing countries.

Central and Eastern Europe

Contribution toward Social Security Financing.

Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Energy and Natural Resources. The ENR Sector includes segments of oil and gas, power and utilities and mining.

It is the use of an integrated set of emerging technologies such as wikis, blogs, social networks inside and outside of organizations.

Enterprise risk management.

Global Business Group

Global Opportunities. Mobility Program which promotes exchanges between professionals in member firms around the world.

International Accounting Standards Board.

Tax on circulation of goods and services.

International Financial Reporting Standards.

Manufactured Products Tax.

Information Technology.

Joint Venture

KPMG Network of Women, a group of women leaders, which aims to disseminate the role of women in the corporate world.

The 404 Institute was created to establish a forum where members could exchange ideas and share knowledge related to compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley.

Group of professionals who provide services within the automotive industry.

Group of professionals with deep knowledge and understanding on how to operate efficiently in the business of real estate as well as guiding the industry in relation to public-private partnerships.

Group of professionals providing services in the area of tax for companies in the chemical products industry.

Group of professionals providing services in the energy and natural resources industry.

Group of professionals providing services in the area of tax for companies in the financial services sector.

Group of professionals providing services in the Food, Beverage and Consumer Products industries including tobacco, clothing, consumer durable goods, consumer goods and luxury items.

Group of professionals specialized in forensic services.

The area of indirect taxes at KPMG provides services involving the taxation of production and circulation of goods and services.

KPMG International is a Swiss cooperative that serves as a coordinating entity for a network of independent member firms.

Group of professionals specialized in providing advisory on international tax matters.

Group of professionals from member firms specialized in providing services related to IFRS practices.

The private equity team brings together the expertise, experience and ability of some of the most experienced market professionals in Audit, Corporate Finance, Transaction Services, fraud investigation and litigation support (Forensic), strategic and market analysis, consultancy in human resources, tax and legal advisory and structuring of transactions, as well as in regards to restructuring, among others.

Group of professionals specialized in services in the retail industry.

Group of KPMG professionals specialized in providing services in the electronics and software industry.

Group of professionals specialized in providing transfer pricing, or management of pricing coupled with standards of compliance.

Group of KPMG professionals specialized in financial services.

Learning & Development is the area of KPMG that promotes the development of its professionals through specialization courses and technical-behavioral training.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Social Integration Program.