KPMG left no doubt as to which Big Four firm was No. 1 among its peers in Thomson Reuters’ Q1 worldwide M&A financial advisory league tables.
KPMG started 2012 off much like they finished 2011: on top of ANR’s SEC auditor change rankings.
The firm finished in first place in ANR’s analysis of the first quarter SEC auditor change data. In taking the top spot, the firm finished no lower than second in any of the five categories that make up the overall score.
"Mission Creep" replaced "Increased skepticism" as the "word of the day" and at the top of the latest list of buzzwords related to the auditor rotation discussion following a hearing held by the U.S. House Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises centered on the PCAOB’s ongoing discussion of auditor rotation.