Fore! Feds hunt fraud at the golf course
This summer the Securities and Exchange Commission has brought insider trading cases that center on the relationships between golfing buddies and how their chitchat in the tee box or at the 19th hole turned into lucrative and illegal trading bonanzas.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
The Washington Post
Afren Probes $433 Million on Accounts After Suspending Directors
Afren Plc, the U.K. explorer focused on Nigeria, has expanded its investigation into unauthorized payments and is reviewing about $433 million on its half-year balance sheet.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Vigil Health Solutions Completes 2014 AGM
Vigil Health Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of its 2014 AGM.
The Wall Street Journal: KPMG faces criticism for Espirito Santo audit work
In KPMG LLP's Lisbon office, few clients provided as much audit work as the Espirito Santo Group, whose business interests ranged from banking to mining.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Burger King Mulls Tim Hortons Deal in Tax-Saving Canada Move
Burger King Worldwide Inc., the second-largest U.S. burger chain, is in talks to buy Tim Hortons Inc. and move its headquarters to Canada, becoming the latest American company to seek a relocation to a lower-tax country.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Hammond Manufacturing Company Limited Announces Voting Results of Annual General Meeting
Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business put forth at the meeting, including the appointment of KPMG LLP as its outside auditors and the election of all director nominees as set out below.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Costar Technologies, Inc. Appoints Mcgladrey As Its New Independent Public Accounting Firm
Costar Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has appointed McGladrey LLP as its new independent registered public accounting firm, effective August 14, 2014.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
GWMC Appoints Strand and New Board Members
Goltens Worldwide Management Corp. has announced the appointment of Roy Strand as Chief Operating Officer.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
U.K. Food Sales Plunge Amid Supermarket Price War
U.K. food sales by value dropped the most in at least 5 1/2 years in the three months through July because of price cuts by supermarkets, the British Retail Consortium said.
Serratelli, Schiffman & Brown, Quandel Enterprises and others...
Trade Talk showcases the businesses in the midstate and the people who make them work.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Washington Post
South African Airways Appoints KPMG for Delayed Fleet Overhaul
South African Airways SOC Ltd. said it hired KPMG LLP to advise on an order for wide-body jets that's suffered years of delays as the unprofitable company seeks a capital injection from the government.
Insurer enthusiasm growing for acquisitions: KPMG survey
Insurer interest in strategic acquisitions is on the upswing, according to a survey released by KPMG L.L.P. on Wednesday.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Second Circuit Finds that Entry-Level Audit Associates at Accounting...
In Pippins v. KPMG LLP , No. 13-889 , the Second Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously held that entry-level audit associates at KPMG LLP qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act's "learned professionals" overtime exemption.
KPMG Acquires Workday Consulting Practice From AXIA Consulting
KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, today acquired the Workday Consulting Practice from AXIA Consulting, a provider of technology and business consulting services to local middle-market and Fortune 500 companies and government agencies.
What's on Houston CEOs' minds?
Although CEOs nationwide may be cautiously optimistic about the future, their Houston counterparts show greater signs of optimism about their business's future, said Bud Giesinger, the Houston managing partner of New York-based audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP.