Firms on the move: KPMG named 'Corporation of the Year'

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  • November 10 2017, 9:44am EST

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Armanino gets approved, KPMG wins an award, associations add international members, and other highlights from practices around the country and the world.

CALIFORNIA

Armanino LLP, San Ramon, was designated a HITRUST CSF Assessor by HITRUST, approving it to provide services using the HITRUST CSF security framework.

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GERMANY

BKB Bayer, Kwasny, Brauer, Deutsch & Co. GmbH has joined the accounting firm association INPACT as a member. Founded in 1964, the firm has four offices in Southwest Germany and 130 employees including eight partners. It provides advisory support for national and international clients in a wide range of areas, including audit, accounting, tax and corporate finance.

KENTUCKY

The Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance, Lexington, announced the recipients of its 2017 Women Who Count Awards during the annual Women Who Count Awards lunch held Oct. 30, 2017. (See the full story.)

NEW YORK

Friedman LLP, New York, announced the launch of its first-ever Share to Care social giving campaign in support of its nonprofit client, Urban Arts Partnership. The firm will donate $4 to UAP each time their #FriedmanCares Slideshow is shared on social media to help close the achievement gap in under-resourced schools. Share to Care is an initiative of Friedman Cares, the firm’s philanthropic arm. To learn more, visit www.friedmanllp.com/sharetocare.

KPMG LLP, New York, was named Corporation of the Year by the Hispanic IT Executive Council for its contributions to the advancement of information technology while demonstrating proactive leadership in creating opportunities for the next generation of Hispanic leaders. In addition, KPMG advisory principal and global leader of the firm’s customer and operations business, Miriam Hernandez-Kakol, was named to HITEC’s Top 100 list of the most influential and notable Hispanic professionals in information technology.

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THE NETHERLANDS

Kallen Accountants en Adviseurs BV has joined international firm association Morison KSi as its second member in the Netherlands. Based in Geleen, Kallen has three partners and 25 members of staff. The firm has full-service capabilities including audit, accounting, corporate finance and tax, and its clients’ sectors include manufacturing, services, medical, trade and real estate. Partner Hans Kallen will be the international liaison partner for the firm.