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2014-07-23 00:21:24

- Greater patient engagement is essential to more cost-effective healthcare NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients and their caregivers should be much more involved in treatment choices, health planning and research, according to a new report from KPMG International. The report, What Works: Creating new value with patients, caregivers and communities, examines how existing models of care fail to engage patients sufficiently, which can result in over-diagnosis,...

2014-06-24 08:27:52

New Orleans Has Most Cost-Competitive Tax Structure Among U.S. Mid-Market Cities; Baton Rouge Fares Best in Small-Market Category NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati, Cleveland, Atlanta, Baltimore and Pittsburgh offer the most favorable tax structures for businesses among U.S. cities/locations with populations exceeding 2 million, according to a study released today by KPMG International (KPMG). Of the 51 large international cities highlighted in the study, Cincinnati,...

2014-06-24 08:23:56

Execs focused on accelerated growth strategies, transforming business models; Cite energy costs, regulatory landscape, cyber-threats as significant challenges HOUSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More and more energy executives believe the United States can attain energy independence within the next 15 years, eliminating the U.S. dependency for foreign energy sources, according to the results of the 12(th) annual Energy Industry Outlook Survey conducted by the KPMG Global Energy...

2014-05-29 12:25:33

Major Championship Includes Women's Leadership Summit; Community Initiative to Cultivate Next-Generation of Female Leaders; Golf Channel on NBC Weekend Broadcast Coverage NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG, the PGA of America, and the LPGA today announced the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, and the creation of a multi-faceted program focused on the development, advancement, and empowerment of women on and off the golf course. The KPMG Women's PGA Championship, broadcast in...

2014-05-28 08:36:33

NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG International today announced the launch of KPMG Insights Labs, a virtual R&D center that will serve as a global innovation hub with the aim to incubate and develop data-driven business solutions for KPMG member firms' clients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91499 The creation of KPMG Insights Labs is the latest step KPMG has taken in recent months to expand its portfolio of data & analytics (D&A) solutions and...

2014-05-07 16:29:56

Need for Greater Alignment with Strategy Identified NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey report released by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and The Risk Management Association (RMA), large financial institutions are continuing to make important strides in increasing recognition of operational risk among the Board and C-level executives. However, there are opportunities for improving operational risk management's (ORM) alignment with business...

2014-04-16 08:38:24

IRVING, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BT today announced Timothy P. Flynn, retired chairman of KPMG International, as the Advisory Chairman BT Americas, effective immediately. In this role, Flynn will advise BT on operating in the US environment, including strengthening relationships with key policy-makers and regulators in the US, developing strategies and partnerships to accelerate growth, and mentoring global executives operating in the US business environment. Sir...

2014-04-09 12:35:27

Disconnect Between Tax and Business Operations Translate Into Missed Opportunities and Heightened Risks NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While industry leaders continue to rank cloud a key driver in business transformation for enterprises over the next three years, results of a new survey from U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP indicate that many companies remain lost when it comes to the tax implications of doing business in the cloud - leading to missed cost savings...

2014-03-04 16:24:17

Panel Discussion to Look at Congressman Camp's 'Comprehensive Discussion Draft' and Obama Administration Proposals in FY15 Budget NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG's Tax Governance Institute (TGI) will examine the recently released "comprehensive discussion draft" from U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) to overhaul the Internal Revenue Code and tax proposals in the Obama Administration's Fiscal Year 2015 budget during a live video webcast on Friday,...

2014-02-03 12:25:21

AML Considered A High Risk Area For Majority Of Businesses: KPMG International NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention being paid by senior management to money laundering challenges is at an all time high according to findings from a new KPMG International report. Nine in ten of respondents (88 percent) said that AML issues are back at the top of the agenda for senior management rather than being squeezed by competing priorities as has been the case in similar studies over the past...


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