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2013-02-27 12:24:51

US-Based Multinational Tax Departments Try to Strike Balance between Value-Adding Services and Regulatory and Compliance Demands NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid continuing economic and political uncertainty, senior management at US-based multinational companies are relying on their tax departments, now more than ever, to provide guidance and expertise on complicated regulatory and compliance issues, according to a new report from KPMG International. According to KPMG's...

2013-02-26 12:31:40

Mobile devices will continue to cause more opportunities for data loss in 2013 NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent incidents of corporate data loss hit the highest levels since 2008 as companies work to improve data security strategies against a greater variety of more sophisticated IT attacks that can pose severe enterprise and reputational risks, says a new report from KPMG International. Data loss attacks affected more than one billion people in the last five years and...

2013-02-08 08:23:53

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and official sponsor of PGA Tour star Phil Mickelson and Stacy Lewis, No. 1 ranked American player on the LPGA Tour, announced today that it will donate 5,000 new books to local schools for each tournament victory the golfers achieve this season. As part of KPMG's Family for Literacy initiative, the firm will select local schools in the city in which the golfers win to receive the new books for children...

2013-02-06 08:23:31

LONDON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Andreas Von Keitz as a Senior Managing Director in the Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice in EMEA. Mr. Von Keitz will join FTI Consulting as a Senior Managing Director based in London and Munich and will lead the Operational Transformation business within EMEA,...

2013-02-05 12:30:25

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As companies become more comfortable with the benefits of a cloud environment, they are reporting higher-than-expected costs, as well as challenges with implementation, operations and governance, according to a new survey from KPMG International. The KPMG survey, The cloud takes shape, polled more than 650 business and IT leaders across 16 major global markets and found more than half of the organizations already working in the cloud. However, the...

2013-02-01 23:00:17

Deal fundamentals are creating optimism the balance of 2013 New York, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Big4.com, the premier social networking forum for professionals and alumni of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Capgemini, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC notes that according to a recently released study by a large Big Four firm that sound deal fundamentals are creating optimism the balance of 2013 will be a stronger year for U.S. mergers and acquisitions...

2013-01-30 12:23:17

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased certainty on U.S. taxation would have the most significant effect on the nation's economic recovery, according to many business executives polled by KPMG's Tax Governance Institute (TGI), and most said passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 isn't likely to pave the way to comprehensive business tax reform in 2013. Also, nearly half of survey respondents (44 percent) felt the upcoming showdown between President Obama and Congress...

2013-01-29 08:26:28

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Risk management and crisis readiness continue to demand attention in boardrooms of companies across the globe, according to a new survey from KPMG of 1,800 audit committee members in 21 countries. Globally, respondents expressed concern regarding their company's risk management programs, with nearly half (45%) reporting that their programs required "substantial work," and only one in four audit committee members saying they are satisfied that...

2013-01-28 08:35:58

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 60 percent of U.S. consumers still prefer to watch their favorite shows and video programming on their TVs, but they also want their smart phones and tablets by their side so they can be online and multitask, according to the KPMG International 2013 Digital Debate survey, which polled more than 1,000 consumers in the U.S. and 9,000 globally. In the U.S., 42 percent of consumers polled say they watch TV and access the internet via a laptop or PC,...

2013-01-28 08:21:34

HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. ("Flotek" or the "Company") today announced that Richard Walton has been appointed Chief Financial Officer on an interim basis. Mr. Walton also replaces Johnna Kokenge, Flotek's Chief Accounting Officer, who is leaving the Company to pursue other professional interests. Mr. Walton will assume Ms. Kokenge's accounting officer duties. "We appreciate Johnna's service to Flotek and, while we will miss her expertise and energy,...