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2012-11-01 11:25:43

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Globalization, talent constraints and new technology pose significant opportunities for material change in human resources (HR), according to new research from audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP, which found rising skepticism in the executive suite about the overall effectiveness of today's HR function. In a global survey of more than 400 senior executives, only 17 percent of respondents said HR does a good job of demonstrating its value to the...

2012-10-16 11:22:58

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, official hat sponsor of PGA Tour star Phil Mickelson, announced today that it will donate $50,000 to First Book, for the purchase of 20,000 new books for children in need. The donation is being made in honor of Mickelson making a 100-yard "KPMG Chip4Charity" shot at halftime of the Monday Night Football Game in San Diego. Mickelson hit the winning wedge onto the green at Qualcomm Stadium during halftime of the Broncos vs. Chargers game....

2012-10-04 10:22:35

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, official hat sponsor of PGA Tour star Phil Mickelson, announced today that Mickelson will attempt a $1 million "KPMG Chip4Charity" shot at halftime of the Monday Night Football game on Oct. 15, when the San Diego Chargers host the Denver Broncos at Qualcomm Stadium. At stake for the 100-yard shot is as much as $1 million for First Book, a non-profit organization which provides new books for children in need. Mickelson will be located in one...

2012-09-26 06:27:46

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, has announced the release of Discovery Radar(®) version 4.2, which offers fully-integrated concept clustering, filtering, and review-set creation to help cut additional costs and simplify e-discovery and case management on large and complex litigation. Discovery Radar offers corporate law departments and law firms a full discovery platform, combining advanced repository features including powerful...

2012-09-18 06:24:41

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, will host a timely webcast focused on the value-added tax (VAT) implications of doing business in the cloud. The webcast marks the fourth in a series of TaxWatch webcasts designed to help companies better understand the potential tax risks and opportunities of doing business in a cloud environment. The webcast, which is scheduled for September 19, 2012 from 2-3 p.m. ET, will focus on key...

2012-09-18 02:22:35

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of escalating input costs, stiffer competition, and a struggling global economy, chemical industry executives say they will use the significant cash on their balance sheets to pursue strategic acquisitions and new product development to spur company growth, according to a recent survey by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm. In the KPMG Global Chemicals Industry Outlook Survey of 156 senior level chemical executives in the...

2012-09-13 06:23:59

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Silicon Valley office of KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has been certified in Leadership and Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for its commercial interiors. The LEED Green Building Rating System for Commercial Interiors is a set of performance standards for certifying a building's design and construction in order to promote healthy, durable, affordable, and environmentally sound practices in tenant space design...

2012-09-11 02:34:47

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Media and telecommunications executives expect the burgeoning transition to digital and the rapidly growing mobile-related markets to supply the biggest revenue growth drivers during the next one to three years, according to the results of the annual Media and Telecommunications Industry Business Outlook Survey by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm. This marks a departure from KPMG's survey a year ago when executives cited social media...

2012-09-06 02:40:02

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a survey by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, indicate that tax departments are being left out of discussions as their companies consider moving operations to the cloud, raising the possibility of tax risks, lost cost-saving opportunities and decreased return-on-investment for cloud projects. While the use of cloud environments continues to be increasingly embraced by companies, 52 percent of senior U.S. corporate tax...

2012-09-06 02:27:48

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of higher education officers believe their institutions will be in a better financial position in five years and will be able to either gain or retain their share of research funding, according to the inaugural Higher Education Outlook Survey by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm. Despite this optimism, the 102 officers recently polled also expressed some concerns about the future. A whopping 84 percent were either very concerned or...