Ossandón & Ossandón Auditores Consultores Ltda, Viña del Mar, has joined accounting firm association BKR International. Established in 2005, the firm has five partners and a staff of 24, with additional offices in Aysén, Punta Arenas and Santiago.



CBIZ Kirkland, Russ, Murphy & Tapp has been named a finalist for Tampa Bay Business Journal's 2011 Best Places to Work. This is the sixth consecutive year the company has been named as a finalist.



Habif, Arogeti & Wynne has received the 2011 Global Impact Award in the Service Provider Category from the Metro Atlanta Chamber, in recognition of its having increased high-quality job creation by attracting capital investment to Atlanta, fostered international trade through methods above and beyond the normal scope of business, and employed sustainable practices. 



The KPMG Foundation and KPMG LLP, New York, have teamed with the National Academy Foundation to strengthen high school accounting education at the latter's Academies of Finance nationwide. The KPMG Foundation will make a substantial cash contribution to NAF over a period of years and KPMG will work with NAF on its accounting curriculum.



GBQ, Columbus, has launched the "GBQueue" accounting blog, at to offer an information and discussion forum for businesses, organizations and individuals.

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