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KPMG Deploys AMA XpertEye's Technology For Remote Inventory Review

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 6:35pm

By implementing the use of AMA XpertEye's technology software on the RealWear HMT-1, KPMG's deployment enables inventory observations to be conducted from remote locations, enhancing accuracy while mitigating many travel and logistical issues, as well as health and safety concerns.

Key Points: 
  • By implementing the use of AMA XpertEye's technology software on the RealWear HMT-1, KPMG's deployment enables inventory observations to be conducted from remote locations, enhancing accuracy while mitigating many travel and logistical issues, as well as health and safety concerns.
  • The technology allows off-site auditors to view and interact with the inventory observation in real time, enabling a more efficient resolution of issues and reducing travel costs.
  • Audit teams can direct and observe inventory activities to confirm inventory amounts.
  • KPMG LLP is the U.S. firm of the KPMG global organization of independent professional services firms providing audit, tax and advisory services.

Workday Elects Lynne Doughtie to Board of Directors

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:30pm

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY ), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources , today announced that its board of directors has elected Lynne Doughtie as an independent director.

Key Points: 
  • PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY ), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources , today announced that its board of directors has elected Lynne Doughtie as an independent director.
  • Lynne has more than 35 years of experience, having started her career in 1985 at KPMG, one of the worlds leading professional services firms and a Workday partner.
  • Most recently, Lynne served as the U.S. chairman and CEO of the firm and was previously a member of its global board and executive committee.
  • Lynne has been recognized as a most powerful woman by Fortune, Crains New York Business, and CPA Practice Advisor.

SEC Charges Two Former KPMG Auditors for Improper Professional Conduct During Audit of Not-for-Profit College

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:12pm

Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today suspended two former KPMG auditors from practicing before the SEC in connection with settled charges against the two for improper professional conduct during an audit of the now defunct, not-for-profit College of New Rochelle.

Key Points: 
  • Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today suspended two former KPMG auditors from practicing before the SEC in connection with settled charges against the two for improper professional conduct during an audit of the now defunct, not-for-profit College of New Rochelle.
  • The SEC previously charged the colleges former controller with fraud in connection with the colleges fiscal year 2015 financial statements.
  • As described in the orders, KPMGs work on the audit had stalled because the colleges former controller had provided the audit team with inaccurate, incomplete, and contradictory information.
  • We will investigate auditors conduct in municipal audits and, where appropriate, hold them accountable when they act improperly.

B. Riley Adds Compliance, Risk & Resilience Consulting Practice Led by Scott Corzine and Duane Lohn

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:31pm

Scott Corzine and Duane Lohn join B. Riley Advisory Services to lead a team of experienced risk management practitioners who specialize in business continuity, cybersecurity risk management, crisis management, ERM, and operational resilience.

Key Points: 
  • Scott Corzine and Duane Lohn join B. Riley Advisory Services to lead a team of experienced risk management practitioners who specialize in business continuity, cybersecurity risk management, crisis management, ERM, and operational resilience.
  • Scott Corzine joins B. Riley Advisory Services as a Senior Managing Director and Compliance, Risk and Resilience practice co-leader.
  • Prior to B. Riley, Corzine worked at Ankura Consulting Group and FTI Consulting, and as a managing member and co-founder of Risk Solutions International.
  • Lohn previously worked at Ankura Consulting Group, FTI Consulting, Marsh Risk Consulting, KPMG, and as a member and co-founder of Risk Solutions International.

Introhive Poised For Continued Growth Following Record-breaking Year Despite COVID-19

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 5:26pm

Consultancy Services companies accounted for the greatest revenue growth in 2020, followed by Legal and Accounting Services firms.

Key Points: 
  • Consultancy Services companies accounted for the greatest revenue growth in 2020, followed by Legal and Accounting Services firms.
  • Introhive also grew revenue in key verticals, including Commercial Real Estate, Financial Services, Staffing, Telecom/Media/Technology and the Architecture and Engineering spaces.
  • Despite many companies deciding to be more conservative with spending in 2020, Introhive saw increased investment in their technologies, rolling them out to more users or adding on existing solutions.
  • Introhive is trusted by some of the world's most recognisable brands: Deloitte, KPMG, Clark Nexsen, Colliers and Plante Moran.

LMP Automotive Holdings, Inc. Engages KPMG as its Independent Auditor for Fiscal Year 2021 and Provides Outlook and Updates on its M&A, Corporate and Other Activities

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 9:15pm

LMP has selected KPMG based on its industry expertise, diversity, and reach.

Key Points: 
  • LMP has selected KPMG based on its industry expertise, diversity, and reach.
  • Richard Aldahan, LMPs Chief Operating Officer, added, The Company expects to close our stage 1 acquisitions in the coming weeks.
  • LMP believes it can deploy capital more efficiently at significantly lesser multiples of income than what it was paying for Atlantic Automotive Group.
  • You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect expectations only as of this date.

Guidehouse Earns 2nd Consecutive Top Revenue Cycle Management Consultants Rating, 2021 Black Book Healthcare Advisory Survey

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 12:30pm

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Black Book Research announced the top revenue cycle management consultants, as collected from nearly 2,000 healthcare providers and payers rating advisory outcomes, client experiences and satisfaction.

Key Points: 
  • TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Black Book Research announced the top revenue cycle management consultants, as collected from nearly 2,000 healthcare providers and payers rating advisory outcomes, client experiences and satisfaction.
  • In total, 45consultant firms received crowd-sourced evaluations from the polls conducted between September 2020 and January 2021.
  • Other revenue cycle management advisory firms that received qualifying matrix survey scores include IBM Consulting, Harmony Healthcare, Leidos, Blue & Company, Huron Consulting, The Advisory Board, ECG Management Consulting, KPMG and Impact Advisors.
  • In 2012, Black Book included payer organizations and insurersand, in 2015, launched panel surveying of healthcare consumers.

Lynne Doughtie, former Chair and CEO of KPMG, joins InStride Advisory Board

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Chair and CEO of KPMG Lynne Doughtie to the InStride Advisory Board, further strengthening its network of corporate advisors who recognize the importance of educating their workforces.

Key Points: 
  • Chair and CEO of KPMG Lynne Doughtie to the InStride Advisory Board, further strengthening its network of corporate advisors who recognize the importance of educating their workforces.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210208005170/en/
    Lynne Doughtie, former Chair and CEO of KPMG, joins InStride Advisory Board.
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    Our InStride Advisory Board has been invaluable in helping us extend our relationships with corporate and academic partners, said Ray Mabus, InStride Board Chair and former U.S. Secretary of the Navy.
  • We are thrilled Lynne is joining our InStride Advisory Board, said Vivek Sharma, CEO of InStride.

Nine in 10 Canadians want a 'Canada-first' strategy for economic recovery, KPMG in Canada survey finds

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 12:00pm

"To get the economy moving again, Canadians want the country to adopt a 'Canada-first' mindset.

Key Points: 
  • "To get the economy moving again, Canadians want the country to adopt a 'Canada-first' mindset.
  • This includes our government establishing 'buy Canadian' incentives and for big companies to increase the amount of contracting they do with local suppliers.
  • Individual Canadians told us they are committed to doing the same by focusing their own spending on domestic opportunities."
  • KPMG LLP, a limited liability partnership, is a full-service Audit, Tax and Advisory firm owned and operated by Canadians.

KPMG and SirionLabs Announce Strategic Alliance to Help Accelerate Business Transformation for Organizations

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 10:15pm

Organizations are continuously looking to transform their business across multiple dimensions revenue, cost, risk, compliance, agility, innovation, collaboration, and more.

Key Points: 
  • Organizations are continuously looking to transform their business across multiple dimensions revenue, cost, risk, compliance, agility, innovation, collaboration, and more.
  • With KPMG's experience in solving complex business problems and Sirion's platform for integrated management of an organization's commercial relationships, this alliance offers enhanced possibilities for driving business performance.
  • We're excited to announce that 'there is a better way' to approach managing contracting with our relationship with SirionLabs," said Nicola Brooks , Head of Contract Management Transformation for KPMG Law.
  • "As the go-to firm for business consulting, KPMG is the trusted advisor helping organizations navigate this journey to future-proof themselves.