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Advance Women in the Workforce By Teaching Them to Lead

Sue Townsen | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Sue Townsen

Women leaders have taken corporations and other organizations to new heights, yet women represent too small a percentage of leaders overall. This implored us to ask: what challenges do ambitious women in the workplace often face and how do we move more women forward into leadership roles?

Collaborative Innovation: You Can't Do It Alone and Win

Brian Kennell | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Fail, fail and fail again. No executive wants to hear these words, let alone report them to his or her boards, or worse, shareholders. But when yo...

The 'Do Whatever It Takes' Attitude Gone Wrong

Russ Warner | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Russ Warner

In 2000, KPMG began conducting an annual integrity survey to highlight changes and attitudes in the workplace. Sadly, the survey continues to reveal that in spite of all the transparency demanded by society, it looks like there are many improvements to be made.

Risk/Reward: Investing in Women Pays Dividends

Elisa Gaudet | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Elisa Gaudet

We often hear "You have to be willing to take risks" in business, sports and life. Risk / Reward is the ratio used by many investors to compare the ex...

Lisa Belkin

Working Mother Magazine Announces 100 Best Companies Of 2013 | Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.17.2013 | Parents

The “2013 Working Mother 100 Best Companies” list is out today, and, as always, it is a reflection of both the importance and the limitations of ...

Closing the Childhood Literacy Gap

Debbie Messemer | Posted 09.16.2013 | Impact
Debbie Messemer

September is National Literacy Month and a reminder that as kids across the U.S. settle in for another school year, many are at a critical disadvantage due to low literacy skills or outright illiteracy.

Eleazar David Melendez

Another Lie Catches Up With KPMG Partner Accused Of Insider Trading | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business

Scott London's bad case of tarnished credibility this week started when the partner at accounting giant KPMG was fired after federal prosecutors charg...

Ex-KPMG Partner Hit With Insider Trading Charges

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER and CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business

LOS ANGELES -- It has shades of a Hollywood crime story. An accountant and a jeweler are longtime friends and golf partners. But then the down-on-his...

FBI Investigating Alleged Insider Trading

Reuters | Martinne Geller and Kevin Drawbaugh | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business

April 9 (Reuters) - In a case that could shake one of the world's largest accounting firms, KPMG said it resigned as auditor of two U.S. companies as ...

Partner At Auditing Giant Engaged In Insider Trading

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Business

By Martinne Geller April 9 (Reuters) - KPMG resigned as the auditor of Herbalife Ltd after one of its senior partners ...

Dream Big

Debbie Messemer | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business
Debbie Messemer

In the 2012 Catalyst census data, women made up 14.3 percent of Fortune 500 executive officers and 16.6 percent of the board members, a small improvement over 1998. So, the question remains: Is there a better way to identify and advance women who have the desire and skill to rise to the opportunity?

Highlights From the Front Lines of the New Ecosystem of Innovation

Joan Michelson | Posted 01.19.2013 | Business
Joan Michelson

I had the privilege of moderating a stellar on "The New Ecosystem of Innovation" at the recent Greenbiz VERGE conference in San Francisco. My panelis...

A Healthy China Is an Essential for Global Prosperity

Dr Mark Britnell | Posted 10.10.2012 | Business
Dr Mark Britnell

I strongly believe that we all have something to teach and something to learn in approaches to the global challenges facing health professionals. Sharing information and examples of good practice will be key to whether the ongoing reforms in China will be judged a success.

Tackling Social Change With Pro Bono

Aaron Hurst | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business
Aaron Hurst

While her childhood hopes to be on the offensive line for the Bears were dashed early in her career, today Kathy is still using her blocking skills working as National Managing Partner of Diversity and Corporate Responsibility at KPMG.

Tax Dodgers Beware: IRS Forms Elite 'SWAT Team'

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business

* Tax evasion by 'transfer pricing' a top target for agency * Talent coming in from Big Four audit, law, consulting firms ...

Execs At Former Mortgage Giant Charged With Fraud

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators have charged three executives of what was once the nation's second-largest mortgage company with civil accounting fra...

MF Global Trustee Pursues Client Funds Held Overseas

Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

The U.S. trustee for bankrupt MF Global Holdings Inc is working to recover $700 million of client funds held by the broker's UK affiliate for U.S....

UK Administrator Recovers Hundreds Of Millions Of MF Global Client Money

Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

MF Global UK administrator KPMG said it had recovered about $500 million of client assets frozen at the defunct broker and planned to make signifi...

Hiring By The Auto Industry Might Drive U.S. Recovery: Survey

Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

(Clare Baldwin) - The auto industry could lead an economic recovery in the United States, according to a recent survey by audit, tax and advisory ...

KPMG: Tampa, Atlanta Top List Of Least Costly Cities For Business

DailyFinance | MATTHEW SCOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As economic conditions begin to thaw, look for cities that offer the lowest operating costs to be the first beneficiaries of increased business activi...

Davos and Our Future Leaders

David R. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David R. Jones

So we're now in the thick of Davos but the dominating conversation remains that of the regulation of the financial services industry. I'd never actual...

Ryan Grim

Moneyed Interests Lining Up For Battle Over Accounting Standards | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the midst of what was supposed to be a Congressional push for increased financial regulation and accountability, a powerful coalition of moneyed in...

Tax Day: A Great Day to Cheat

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

Today is tax day, but, as Leona Helmsley wisely noted, "Only the little people pay taxes."

KPMG To Offer 4-Day Work Week To British Employees To Stave Off Job Cuts

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — Financial services company KPMG said Friday it would offer its staff a four-day working week or sabbatical breaks, but said it could no...

Inquiry Assails Accounting Firm In Mortgage Lender's Fall

New York Times | VIKAS BAJAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A sweeping five-month investigation into the collapse of one of the nation's largest subprime lenders points a finger at a possible new culprit in the...