Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Critical theater fund tied to embattled community foundation

Bechtel told the Acorn in June that independent audits commissioned by the foundation and performed by KPMG confirmed her concerns that the ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Singapore's M&A momentum drops in 2016: KPMG

Singapore has seen a drop in M&A in 2015, with declines in both overseas acquisitions and domestic activity for the city-state. However the capacity to ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

'Partnership schools' on back burner

A KPMG report on the Cayman Islands school governance model, published last year, suggested “Cayman Partnership Schools” funded by ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

HISD cuts ties with its chief auditor

A recently released audit by the outside auditing firm KPMG backed up some of Patton's findings about the district providing weak oversight of the ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Ease of doing business rankings rankle states

States want these consultants, including PwC, EY and KPMG, to not just help them with their own reforms, but also assess the business reforms of ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Kicking off in the North West

This led to a final between the clear winners of the group stages – KPMG and the Co-op. KPMG had been the highest scoring team throughout the ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

AHTC seeks extension of deadline for finance report

Accounting firm KPMG is reviewing the past payments made by the town council to determine if any were improper and ought to be recovered, ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Phillip Whitmore: The rise of cyber-ransoming

The Government's spy agency, the GCSB, has revealed it detects around 900 different cyber attacks every month. KPMG cyber security partner Phillip ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Accountancy giant KPMG returns to Norfolk, 16 years after quitting for Cambridge

KPMG says it can see similarities in Norwich to Cambridge – from where it has served East Anglia since leaving Norfolk 16 years ago – and has drawn ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

AHTC asks auditors to do forensic data analytics on WP-run town council's devices

AHTC had requested KPMG to carry out a 100% check on payments to related parties and the use of “dummy codes” for $270k worth of transactions, ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

UAE bankruptcy law on the way to help indebted SMEs, economy minister says

Earlier this year, consultancy firm KPMG recommended in a report on small businesses that changes should be made in legislation for SMEs, ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Region's businesses missing opportunities to prevent cyber security threats

Recent research by KPMG shows that while a quarter of fraudsters use technology to take advantage of companies, only three percent of businesses ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Ananya Birla to launch luxury venture Curocarte.com in September

These consumers have very few options today for home d├ęcor, luxury utensils, curios...,” said Sreedhar Prasad, partner, e-commerce, KPMG India.
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Audubon Elementary School gets fresh start with emphasis on reading

Employees of the KPMG accounting firm brought their Family for Literacy program to Audubon Elementary School in New Orleans on the first day of ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

The Gordhan Saga – my 2c

According to a Sunday Times article in late January of this year, “there were 2 independent probes that preceded the KPMG report, which forced ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

KPMG named top listed company auditor

According to its third quarter guide, KPMG retains first position for total stock market clients after it gained six new clients to reach 406 in total. Mazars ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Flushing Out The Fraudster

Insights from a new KPMG study1 into the nature and characteristics of fraudsters – who they are and how they operate – may be helpful as ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Morning Briefing: Cyber-attack could cost clients a fifth of their customers

A report by KPMG found that customers are increasingly concerned about the risk to their identity and finances from cyber incidents and would walk ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Fashion chain acquired in £30m deal

Amery Capital and Long Tall Sally were advised by BDO, Blick Rothenberg, Berwin Leighton Paisner, Financo, KPMG, Javelin and Livingstone ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

KPMG to leverage Internet of Things market with dedicated IoT practice

Professional services firm KPMG Australia has launched a dedicated Internet of Things (IoT) practice – a first within the company's global member ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

KPMG 'disappointed' to have left Ipswich as new office opens in Norwich

Steve Muncey, regional chairman for KPMG in the East of England, is moving from the firm's Cambridge office to head a new team of multi-disciplinary ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

​Accenture's Australian security splash feeds regional hunger for security, IoT

Accenture rival KPMG has also been repositioning itself to better compete in emerging markets, this week launching a dedicated Internet of Things ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Community Foundation cuts bottom line by $25 million

The KPMG auditing firm found improper investment of endowment funds in money market accounts, overallocation of interest income to funds the ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

KPMG Australia launches IoT practice

KPMG Australia has launched a new business practice dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT). The practice is the first of its kind within KPMG across ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Cloud-based HR management systems not living up to expectations

In a new report from KPMG the professional services firm explores the cloud-based HR system landscape. The report, titled 'Cloud HR: the future ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Deloitte Romania Corporate Finance team combines with Filipescu Visa to strengthen practice

Ioana Filipescu has over 20 years of experience in financial services and investment banking working for Filipescu, Raiffeisen Investment, KPMG and ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Eastspring appoints new CEO for Singapore business

... Stockwell was the chief operating officer at BT Investment Management in Australia and held consulting roles with McKinsey & Company and KPMG ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

CBK receives Chase Bank audit report

A forensic audit on the operations of Chase Bank before it was put under receivership will be out today, The Standard has learnt. KPMG South Africa is ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Big 4 Firms Bring Data Analytics to the Classroom

In a nod to the growing focus on data analytics in auditing and accounting, KPMG and PwC have launched educational programs that emphasize its ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Govt Given Road Map To $2bn Pension Cuts

However, KPMG suggests a second, more radical solution that would have a greater impact in terms of reducing the Government's liabilities in ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Management Change

To ensure objectivity and transparency, an independent audit firm, KPMG Advisory Services Limited (KPMG), was hired to handle the recruitment ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Higher school construction costs in Houston blamed on competitive market

The Houston Chronicle reports that the audit by KPMG also found that district administrators have not been providing enough oversight of the $1.9 ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

EFF's Mandisa says she fought 'racist' KPMG

KPMG is one of the country's big four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. The outspoken member of the EFF claims to have fought against ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Amazon Has Joined These Companies in Offering Shorter Workweeks

Global audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG offers U.S. employees the option of a four-day workweek -- although it must be arranged between employees ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Corporate Cyber Threats no Longer Just an IT Concern: Report

According to the joint report of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and KPMG, cyber security today embraces multiple units of an organization ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Now or Never - India CEO Outlook 2016: KPMG

Now or Never - India CEO Outlook 2016: KPMG. The report is based on the concerns of 125 Indian CEOs and reveals that most CEOs are now facing ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Dark days over for CROs--but don't expect major growth: KPMG

KPMG warns however that this growth is not uniform across the sector. “The reality is that the top 10 CROs currently represent more than half of the ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Cybersecurity is no more limited to ICT domains but beset multiple areas of an organisation

CII-KPMG's study 'De-risking India in the new age of technology' highlighted these observations and it launched at the 2nd CII National Risk Summit ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Monday, August 29, 2016

Smart cities, campuses and agriculture will be focus areas.

KPMG intends to grow the practice to more than 30 IoT specialists over the next two years, and will leverage its expertise over multiple industries and ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

KPMG Australia ups play with dedicated IoT business unit

KPMG Australia has launched a dedicated internet of things practice as it seeks to capitalise on a market expected to drive more than $120 billion in ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Cyber security not an isolated field

Managing risks and aligning it with all key stakeholders must be on top of every board's agenda,” said Richard Rekhy, Chief Executive Officer, KPMG ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

KPMG Australia launches dedicated IoT practice

KPMG Australia head of management consulting, Ian Hancock, said IoT is expected to deliver 50 billion devices and represent an annual impact of ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Why the rise of partners in 'Big Four' accounting firms is not as dazzling as you might think

Recently, accounting firm KPMG promoted 27 senior executives to the position of partner. Come September, the firm is likely to promote a similar ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Crossing continents to highlight the global water crisis

The KPMG report also makes reference to the country's recent water crisis – the Hawke's Bay contamination issue which highlighted to New ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Consortia wanted for $250m North Queensland Stadium

Indicative design for a new stadium in Townsville by Cox Architecture, produced for a 2013 feasibility study by KPMG. Image: Townsville Enterprise.
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

To Compete Globally, South Africa Makes 3D Printing A Government Strategy

Just over a quarter of respondents in a KPMG survey said they have already invested in additive manufacturing and 3D printing, and an additional 27 ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Top risk-industry speakers scheduled for ALARYS 2016

... Rueda y Barrera SA; Adam Smith, Director, KPMG Bermuda; and Pablo Wejcman, Executive Director, Latin American Business Center, International ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

The rise of partners in 'Big Four' accounting firms - KPMG, EY, PWC and Deloitte

KPMG has also created a separate HR vertical devoted entirely to partners. In the past two years, PWC has poached many mid-level executives from ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Corporations Facing $1.6bn Pension Hole

#The document, which was presented to the Christie administration by the KPMG accounting firm, provides stark evidence of the 'ticking timebomb' ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Treaty issues on permanent establishments

Maria Cecilia V. Regalado is a director from the tax group of KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co. (KPMG RGM&Co.), the Philippine member firm of KPMG ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

KPMG starts dedicated Internet of Things practice

KPMG Australia is looking to get the jump on its peers on the Internet of Things caper with the professional services firm lifting the lid on a dedicated ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

EY to provide duct access analysis to UKE

There were two tender participants - EY and KPMG Advisory. The offer of KPMG was cheaper, at PLN 220,170 compared to EY's price of PLN 270,900 ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Cyber security should be expanded to other departments other than IT: CII-KPMG report

A joint report by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and KPMG says that cyber security expands to human resources, supply chain, ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Cybersecurity is no longer restricted to standard ICT domains and encompasses multiple areas of ...

These observations are highlighted in CII-KPMGs publication titled ... KPMG in India, said: It is vital to keep pace with the changing regulatory and ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Durban's new mayor vows action on tenders

Early this month The Mercury blew the lid on a KPMG investigation into suspected cover-quoting between the five companies - AKRT Investments, ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Mining executives expect medium-term growth despite weak economy

Responding to the survey which is reflected in KPMG International's 2016 “Global Metals & Mining Outlook” most mining and metals executives ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Cyberattacks no longer a concern of just IT departments: Report

According to the joint report of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and KPMG, cybersecurity today embraces multiple units of an organisation like ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Cybersecurity is no longer restricted to standard ICT domains and encompasses multiple areas of ...

These observations are highlighted in CII-KPMG's publication titled 'De-risking India in the new age of technology'. The paper launched today at the ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Corporate cyber threats no longer just an IT concern: Report

According to the joint report of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and KPMG, cyber security today embraces multiple units of an organisation ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Who's running: Halifax Needham byelection candidates

After 31 years as a police officer, Arsenault became a senior manager for KPMG at Purdy's Wharf, eventually becoming vice-president of KPMG ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Hospital trusts spend £6m on private consultants in bid to tackle their £75m financial black hole

Stockport and Wythenshawe have both spent around £2m each on advice from accountants KPMG, while Central has spent a similar amount on the ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Friday, August 26, 2016

Walker College of Business hosts Business for Good, promotes responsible economic, social and ...

Alumnus Brad Sparks '97 '98, executive director of global corporate citizenship at KPMG and one of the speakers for the event, with his sister, Jill '91 ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

KPMG: Almost One in Five Shoppers Consider Data Breaches Deal Breakers

In fact, according to a new report from KPMG, 19 percent of shoppers would actually stop shopping at a store that suffered a data breach. That's bad ...
Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)
Article continues here/u>
Follow @KPMG_TO on Twitter to get latest updates

Palace Hotel and Casino to host spectacular closing party for the KPMG eGaming Summit

The Best Western Palace Hotel and Casino will host the closing event for the 2016 KPMG eGaming Summit. This is also the Autumn eClub event and ...

Delivered by KPMG Today (@KPMG_TO)


Deals appetite remains despite Brexit - KPMG

The head of KPMG's deal advisory practice in the Midlands has said there is still an appetite for M&A in the region despite the uncertainty created by ...

Delivered by KPMG Today

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Swiss Private Banking Gets the Shock Treatment

A study of 87 firms by KPMG does not include UBS or Credit Suisse because of their size, nor Genevan firms Pictet & Cie, Lombard Odier, or Mirabaud ...

Delivered by KPMG Today

Midlands dealmaking keeps pace despite Brexit vote, says KPMG

A leading accountancy firm says that the Brexit vote hasn't put the block on mergers and acquisitions in the Midlands. KPMG's Deal Advisory practice ...

Delivered by KPMG Today

KPMG in India and InterActive Launch Joint Initiative to Deliver ACCA Tuition Online

NEW DELHI/PRNewswire/ ---- KPMG in India and global e-learning organisation InterActive have today announced a joint initiative to deliver online ...

Delivered by KPMG Today

Fresh audit faults HISD for lax oversight related to its $1.9 billion construction bond program

The KPMG audit, however, backed up some of Patton's findings, including that the Houston Independent School District lacked sufficient oversight ...

Delivered by KPMG Today

JTC makes early-buyback offer for Jurong Country Club notes

JTC said that it had arrived at the purchase price of S$84,200 after engaging KPMG Services to determine a range of offer prices for its voluntary ...

Delivered by KPMG Today

Microsoft, KPMG partner to co-develop IoT solutions for Asian market

Microsoft and KPMG in Singapore (KPMG) have partnered under the KPMG Digital Village program to co-develop Internet of Things solutions for ...

Delivered by KPMG Today

Trustee: Critical audit means "pushing the pause button" on HISD bond program

Jones noted that the KPMG audit did not look for fraud when it was digging for the reasons behind the cost overruns, but she said she'd like to order up ...

Delivered by KPMG Today

Cloud plus artificial intelligence = future

We are increasingly seeing the digital world interact in our everyday lives, says Paris, who spoke at the inaugural KPMG Technology Series in ...

Delivered by KPMG Today

Microsoft, KPMG develop IoT solutions for business model innovation

MICROSOFT and KPMG in Singapore (KPMG) have partnered under the KPMG Digital Village programme to develop solutions to support business ...

from Google Alert - KPMG https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.digitalnewsasia.com/business/microsoft-kpmg-develop-iot-solutions-business-model-innovation&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjA1MTZjMWRkZmI5ZTM3MTI6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHUEd7roY_4KnPZVc7olX631exFnA
via IFTTT