December 2, 2023

KPMG in the Cayman Islands announces six new Partners

Cayman Islands (April 27, 2021) – KPMG in the Cayman Islands has announced six new Partner promotions. Joining the firm’s partnership are Cathy Houts (Tax), Jeffrey Stower (Restructuring), Ben Blair, Claire Griffin, Hellen Chemeli, and Rennie Khan (all Audit, Asset Management). Cathy is an experienced leader within KPMG’s Tax function, leading the Firm through the […]

KPMG loses Dutch Caribbean member firm following split

From Curacao Chronicle The Dutch Caribbean division of KPMG has exited the global KPMG and rebranded as KDC Interim as of January 1, 2019, putting an end to KPMG’s presence in the region. WILLEMSTAD – The transition is based on a mutual decision reached between KPMG International and KPMG Dutch Caribbean, stated the global accounting and […]

Cayman Islands government approves proposals for two government schools

CIG Approves Outline Business Case for New John Gray High School and the Repurposing of the Existing George Hicks Site The Outline Business Case developed by KPMG for the new John Gray High School and for the Repurposing of the Existing School Site projects has been approved by Cayman Islands Government. The projects take forward […]

100 Women in Finance event tackles ten years of change in investment funds

Ogier and KPMG are teaming up as 100 Women In Finance co-hosts later this month. Ogier investment funds partner Joanne Huckle is moderating a panel on the new funds era, examining the radical change facing the alternative investment industry. Joanne will be joined by international panellists from KPMG, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, CIBC and Indus […]

KPMG hit by Hong Kong High Court in $400m China Medical fraud

REUTERS From Arab News BEIJING: Global accounting firm KPMG has suffered a major setback in its battle against liquidators of former US-listed health care firm China Medical Technologies Inc, whose executives have been charged in the US with defrauding investors out of more than $400 million. The China Medical case is the most high-profile and […]

KPMG revenues grow strongly to record $26.4 billion

From Offshore Bankers Growth driven by client-focused investments in technology, innovative services, alliances and hiring Record high revenues for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 of US$26.40 billion Revenue growth for FY2017 of 5% (in local currencies) driven by strong growth across Audit, Tax and Advisory services Growth in all three regions (Americas, ASPAC and EMA) KPMG […]

Dawn Howe to join Cayman Islands’ Genesis

Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd. (“Genesis”) announces that Dawn Howe will be joining Genesis, from 2 January 2018. J. Paul Drake, Managing Director of Genesis, said: “We are delighted that Dawn has agreed to join the team at Genesis. In the New Year she will be providing fiduciary services to clients and additional in-house […]

Australia: Privatisation gravy train rolls on

By Michael West From There’s no work like government work. Look what dropped out of the tree: the guide to the consultants’ gravy train 2012 to 2016. This is just NSW privatisations mind you. The mind boggles at how much taxpayer money has been crisped on other consultants, and in all states. Unlike the […]

Update on the new Cayman Islands John Gray High School

The Ministry of Education is pleased to provide an update on the positive progress that has been made toward the completion of the new John Gray High School (JGHS) project. A contract with KPMG was signed this month to undertake a business case that will aim to meet stakeholder needs while ensuring value for money. […]

Dart-led consortium is preferred bidder for Cayman Islands ISWMS contract

A Dart-led consortium has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the proposed Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) to be implemented in the Cayman Islands. ISWMS will replace the current landfill in George Town, which is nearing the end of its life. The new system is expected to process and divert up to 95 […]