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Moore Colson announces hiring of consulting senior manager

He began his career with KPMG LLP in Atlanta, where he progressed from an intern to a senior associate within the Forensic and Audit Practices.



the Paley Center for Media and Ernst & Young LLP Showcased the Best Moments from Cannes 2018

July 19, 2018 - The Paley Center for Media and Ernst & Young LLP recently hosted an informative and lively recap of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity during the Paley Media Council program The Best of Cannes 2018. The event also marked the first program EY will sponsor as Official Transformation Partner of the Paley Media Council's prestigious Next Big Thing series.



Boring Title: The One Reaction From Potential Customers to Strive For

Title insurance is boring, but Allied Title & Escrow is here to decode the jargon and make it more interesting. This biweekly column will explore the mundane world of title insurance while sharing interesting stories of two friends' entrepreneurial careers.



World Asset Management Inc Acquires 3,669 Shares of General Motors

World Asset Management Inc grew its holdings in General Motors by 4.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 88,623 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock after purchasing an additional 3,669 shares during the quarter.



Oregon's Tonkon Torp to Pay $18.5M to Exit Investment Fraud Suit

Portland, Oregon-based law firm Tonkon Torp has agreed to pay $18.5 million to resolve litigation accusing it and Sidley Austin, along with accounting firms and banks, of contributing to a Ponzi-like securities fraud by the now-defunct investment fund Aequitas Management LLC. A proposed class action settlement submitted in Oregon federal court on Monday calls for Tonkon to provide at least $12.9 million to a collection of investors who alleged that the firm and others helped Aequitas mislead them. Court documents also indicate that Tonkon separately agreed to pay nearly $5.6 million to resolve parallel actions brought by individual investors.



Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Cap on SALT deduction hurting Westchester home salesa & more

Clockwise from top left: New cap on SALT deductions is hurting Westchester home sales, Benny Goodman's former home hits the market, Rye waterfront estate sells for $12.75 million and KPMG leases space in Stamford . A new federal tax law that caps deductions on state and local taxes at $10,000 has been detrimental to home sales in Westchester County.



Oil and gas sector's economic impact includes help for nonprofits

Colorado's oil and gas sector contributed $31.38 billion into the state's economy in 2015, with 232,900 jobs, according to a 2017 study by PricewaterhouseCoopers. And part of that annual economic impact is felt by donations to charitable organizations, projected at $5.2 million in 2017.



Robots will create more jobs than they take, says PwC

Job losses are a commonly-cited factor against investing in automation, but a new report claims that more jobs will be created than lost through robot adoption. According to an analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers , a total of 7 million UK jobs will be replaced by robots over the next two decades - but 7.2 million jobs will be created.



H & R Block Inc (HRB) Position Increased by Tikehau Investment Management

Tikehau Investment Management increased its position in shares of H & R Block Inc by 0.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 598,102 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 4,992 shares during the period.



Natick-based MathWorks donates $3M to antipoverty group CARE

Natick-based software developer MathWorks has donated $3 million to CARE, a humanitarian organization that fights global poverty.



Brexit drag on Scottish and wider UK economy forecast to continue

PwC flags the dampening impact of Brexit-related uncertainty on UK business investment and on the financial sector. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire.



Schlumberger Limited. (SLB) Stake Raised by BKD Wealth Advisors LLC

BKD Wealth Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Schlumberger Limited. by 8.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission .



Scout Investments Inc. Buys 591,662 Shares of H & R Block Inc

Scout Investments Inc. increased its stake in H & R Block Inc by 71.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,414,965 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 591,662 shares during the quarter.



KPMG to add more than 100 Stamford jobs

Registration will allow you to post comments on ctpost.com and create a ctpost.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Professional-services firm KPMG plans to move in spring 2019 to offices at 677 Washington Blvd., currently Stamford's largest vacant office property.



KPMG to add more than 100 Stamford jobs

Professional-services firm KPMG plans to move in spring 2019 to offices at 677 Washington Blvd., currently Stamford's largest vacant office property. Professional-services firm KPMG plans to move in spring 2019 to offices at 677 Washington Blvd., currently Stamford's largest vacant office property.



Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Shares Sold by Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware

Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware lessened its holdings in Caterpillar Inc. by 20.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission . The fund owned 85,326 shares of the industrial products company's stock after selling 21,587 shares during the quarter.



McDonald's Co. (MCD) Stake Increased by BKD Wealth Advisors LLC

BKD Wealth Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of McDonald's Co. by 14.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission .