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2014-10-22 12:25:10

Bob Woodward and Top Speakers to Discuss Washington Outlook, Innovation and Financial Leadership NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former ESPN Executive Chairman George Bodenheimer will serve as a keynote speaker at KPMG LLP's 24(th) Annual Accounting and Financial Reporting Symposium, an annual conference hosted by the audit, tax and advisory firm. This year's CPE-eligible Symposium will be held Dec. 4-5 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Bodenheimer, an influential media...

2014-10-21 23:11:58

In response to the growing IT Security threat landscape, SecTor (Security Education Conference Toronto) is bringing together some of Canada’s Fortune 500 CSOs for an exclusive CSO Summit, at the 8th annual SecTor Conference, taking place October 21st to 22nd, 2014. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 It didn’t take long for SecTor to become the largest IT Security conference in Canada, and with over 1,600 professionals in attendance this year, the timing is perfect for assembling the...

2014-10-21 12:24:00

KPMG committed to ensuring all major office renovations and new office constructions meet LEED energy and environmental standards NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced that its Short Hills, New Jersey office attained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - the 25(th) KPMG office to do so. KPMG is committed to ensuring all of its major office renovations and...

2014-10-20 12:27:09

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy Matsuo, principal in KPMG LLP's Regulatory Risk service network and National Leader of the firm's Financial Services Enterprise-wide Compliance and Consumer Regulatory group, has been named to Consulting magazine's 2014 list of Women Leaders in Consulting, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm announced today. Matsuo was recognized in the "Client Service" category and was one of only 12 women chosen from the more than 400 nominations that...

2014-10-07 12:37:23

Digital services seen as significant growth driver; Cyber security a key concern LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continued convergence within and between the media and telecommunications industries, and the impact of emerging technologies are just two of the several factors that will lead to transformational changes in core business over the next few years, according to KPMG's 2014 Media & Telecommunications Industry Outlook Survey. In surveying 100 senior executives...

2014-10-02 16:24:44

ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pascal Desroches has been named to Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s (TBS, Inc.) top financial post as executive vice president and chief financial officer, it was announced today by John K. Martin, chairman and CEO of TBS, Inc., to whom he will report. Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Desroches assumes executive oversight of all financial operations of the company related to its worldwide news, entertainment, kids, sports, advertising and distribution...

2014-10-02 00:22:37

Acquisition Improves KPMG's Ability to Meet Growing Technology-enabled Transformation Demand NEW YORK, LONDON, and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP (U.S.) and KPMG LLP (UK) have acquired certain assets of Qubera Solutions ("Qubera"), a leading privately-held cybersecurity firm that provides identity and access management ("IAM") services to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies. The transaction strengthens the KPMG network's security transformation capabilities in...

2014-09-30 08:42:23

Use of Tablets and Mobile Apps Prepare Tech-Savvy Millennials for Financial Success NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, and Junior Achievement USA (JA) today introduced a redeveloped digital curriculum and accompanying technology for the JA Finance Park program, focused on increasing the financial literacy of middle and high school students. The digital and paperless curriculum and custom software - made possible by a multi-year...

2014-09-26 23:05:50

Vision-e (http://www.Visione.com), provider of cost-effective business productivity applications and customized services, today announced that Maryann Lawler will join the company as President eAdministrator Fairfield, NJ (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Vision-e, a salesforce.com partner providing sales productivity software, applications and services, announced today that Maryann Lawler has been appointed as President eAdministrator. In this position, Lawler will oversee the development of...

2014-09-25 12:26:15

Services at tipping point between providing strategic value and staff augmentation ORLANDO, Fla. and BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately seven out of 10 (72%) major enterprises plan to increase their outsourcing services investments, and 61% are increasing their reliance on global shared services over the next two years, according to a new study conducted by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and HfS Research, a leading analyst on global business operations...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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