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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...

2014-01-28 12:32:54

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicholas Percoco, a prominent cyber security professional, has joined KPMG LLP as a Director in the firm's Information Protection group. Percoco is known for his cyber security research on mobile devices and data breach statistics. Percoco is based in the firm's Chicago office and will be responsible for global corporate security program development, advanced threat defense, incident management and security research. "Nicholas brings nearly...

2014-01-17 08:24:44

Executives see value of data and analytics, but 85 percent face challenges in analyzing their existing data NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG Capital today announced findings from a recent data and analytics (D&A) report that reveal a stark disconnect between C-suite executives who realize the value of big data, but are unsure of how to effectively implement and manage their existing resources. Going beyond the data: Achieving actionable insights from data and analytics, which...

2014-01-06 12:25:33

Investigating White Collar Crime across the Globe: Tips, Strategies and Missteps NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that an inadequate or poorly conducted inquiry can cause a company to run afoul of the law, damage corporate reputations, or unravel a case, more than fifty percent of the executives surveyed in the new KPMG report, Cross Border Investigations - Are You Prepared for the Challenge?, stated they have limited protocols in place and insufficient resources to...


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