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2012-06-20 06:26:16

NEW YORK, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While almost half of business administrators at hospitals or health systems say they are more than half way to completing full electronic health record (EHR) system deployment, many have doubts about the level of funding their organizations have planned to support it, according to the results of a poll conducted by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory services firm. Forty nine percent of hospital and health system business...

2012-06-14 06:28:04

NEW YORK, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As organizations focus on how to use cloud technology in their business, KPMG International has launched a new online resource aimed at helping them navigate the tax challenges in the evolving landscape for cloud-related transactions. The resource, Country Perspectives on Taxing the Cloud, examines how tax authorities are approaching the challenge of taxing the cloud in 18 key countries, and can be found at www.kpmg.com/taxingthecloud. "Cloud...

2012-06-14 02:28:57

NEW YORK, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, and a leader in the Financial Services sector, has formed an alliance with Axiom Software Laboratories, Inc. (AxiomSL), a leading global provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, to address new regulatory requirements facing investment advisers, including Form PF. In January, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a final rule under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 that...

2012-06-11 06:27:17

NEW YORK, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, will host a series of TaxWatch webcasts over the next three months to help companies better understand the potential tax risks and opportunities of doing business in the cloud. The initial webcast in the summer series, "A Primer on the Tax Implications of Cloud Computing," is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (EDT). During the June 13 webcast, KPMG Tax and Advisory...

2012-06-06 06:24:07

NEW YORK, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with regulatory reform challenges and a lackluster economy, banking executives are focused on reexamining business models and initiatives that increase operational efficiency and reduce costs, according to a recent survey by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm. In the KPMG Banking Outlook Survey, 69 percent of respondents identified regulatory and legislative pressures as the most significant barrier to growth over the next year, while...

2012-06-04 02:30:12

NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail executives have more cash, are adding employees and enjoying stronger revenue, but they remain quite guarded longer term, not seeing a complete economic recovery until 2014 or later, according to the 2012 Retail Outlook Survey by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm. In KPMG's 2012 Retail Outlook Survey, 77 percent of retail executives indicate that their companies have significant cash on the balance sheet - up from 72 percent in KPMG's...

2012-05-31 02:32:20

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The technology sector appears to be moving to a moderate growth phase for employment, revenue and spending in the next year, according to the results of the annual Technology Industry Business Outlook survey by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm. At the same time, the U.S. continues to be the leading geographic market for employment, revenue and R&D growth over the next two years, ahead of China and India. While more (57...

2012-05-30 06:29:30

NEW YORK, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, was positioned by Gartner, Inc., in the Visionaries Quadrant of the analyst organization's recent Magic Quadrant for e-Discovery Software* report. "We believe Gartner's positioning of KPMG in the Visionaries Quadrant underscores our long-held view that KPMG's e-Discovery services help our clients more effectively meet their needs responding to discovery requests -- whether as part of a...

2012-05-17 02:27:49

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the first initiatives stemming from their recently announced Alliance, financial software provider BlackLine Systems and U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP will host a webinar next week on "Improving the Quality of the Financial Close." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061117/LAF027LOGO) Maintaining multiple sets of accounting standards, including IFRS, GAAP or Statutory accounts, creates an onerous burden on companies...

2012-05-09 06:23:02

CHICAGO, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- What do utility executives often overlook when making a smart grid business case: data. KPMG partner Ron Clanton, national leader of the Firm's Smart Grid practice, says "leveraging data as a source of value is the key to establishing and realizing a strong smart grid business case." A unique aspect of smart grid is that infrastructure, such as new meters and grid sensor devices, provides an abundance of potentially useful information that can result in...