Short-term plan. Long-term vision.

All companies will experience similar short- and long-term macroeconomic conditions created by the COVID-19 crisis.


Anticipate tomorrow. Deliver today.

New Reality.


Looking at the effects of COVID-19 and beyond


The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new challenges across the business landscape and is forcing companies to redefine how they conduct business. As you look across your organization, there are key departmental areas that will need a short-term plan and a long-term vision. This content is designed to help you think through your current business challenges. As always, we are here to help.


Economic overview


KPMG’s Office of the Chief Economist is continuously monitoring key developments in the rapidly evolving COVID-19 crisis and refining the firm’s economic model daily.

Download our latest scenario analysis below and subscribe to receive ongoing research, updates and perspectives.


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Constance L  Hunter

Constance L Hunter

Former Principal and Chief Economist, KPMG LLP



The global spread of COVID-19 is redefining how people work, causing ripple effects through the supply chain, and raising the stakes on technology systems. The state of business as we know it has been altered completely. Working together, we can help your businesses strengthen critical operational areas—human resources, supply chain and technology —to manage the unknown and be ready for what the future may bring.

Steve Chase

Steve Chase

Principal, U.S. Consulting Leader, KPMG US

+1 214-840-4200

People and work 

COVID-19 has forced a rapid increase in virtual work and increased talent risk for organizations of all kinds. As businesses adapt to this new way of working, what challenges and opportunities lie ahead?

Read KPMG's insights on leading HR practices for supporting remote employees during and after the crisis. 


Supply chain 

Around the world, one of the most significant business implications of the COVID-19 pandemic is global supply chain disruption

Read KPMG's insights on managing through the current crisis and transforming global supply chains to be more resilient to future disruptions. 



Business continuity during the COVID-19 outbreak and beyond will depend in large part on your IT capabilities. Are your technology systems capable of handling a vast increase of remote work? Are your digital channels ready to manage increased market demand?

Read KPMG's insights on key areas of focus for technology leaders in these changing times. 

Risk Advisory Solutions


The global spread of COVID-19 has thrust the business world into uncharted waters. How your organization approaches regulatory change, internal audit, and technology risk will have a significant impact on your organization’s future. We’re here to help you manage COVID-19 business risk with resilience and  insights in each of these critical areas. 


Regulatory compliance  

As regulators respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations face new compliance and reporting challenges. We track the latest the developments and share insights on what each means for your business.

Sandy Torchia

Sandy Torchia

National Managing Partner, Advisory, KPMG US

+1 412-232-1554


Internal Audit

COVID-19 has dramatically increased uncertainty in the business world. Regular processes are being disrupted. New risks are emerging. New regulations are in play. In these challenging times, we share insights on what can internal audit leaders do to continue to bring insight and assurance to the enterprise. 


Technology risk

The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing organizations to new technology risk while increasing the value of strong technology risk management. IT resilience is key to protecting the health of both your people and your business. Get KPMG insights on how technology risk leaders can help maintain the current business and build its resilience to future threats.

Deal Advisory & Strategy


Planning for the long term with agility and flexibility is all part of a strong overall strategy. COVID-19 has made it all not just smart, but urgent. Now more than ever, an overall strategy will help you weather the storm. KPMG is dedicated to working with organizations to develop and execute smart strategies for managing recession, unknown disruption, and accounting and disclosure requirements.  

Dan Tiemann

Dan Tiemann

Partner, Deal Advisory and Strategy, KPMG LLP

Navigating recession 

As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, the threat of recession has gone from theoretical to real. Planning for recession is the best way to respond with resilience and reduce its long-term effects on performance. We are here to help.


Accounting considerations

The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic is directly impacting business, financial and operational results. But with the future still uncertain, reporting the effects and risks of COVID-19 is a complex challenge. Find updates and analysis on the latest guidance and tips for how companies can maintain compliance in a disrupted regulatory environment.


CEO stategies 

COVID-19 continues to expose systemic risks in how global businesses operate. Will companies be ready address serious vulnerabilities and manage through the next disruption? Get insights on the long-term challenge facing multinational businesses: developing more resilient strategies.

Read the latest COVID-19 economic analysis from KPMG's Chief Economist


COVID-19 economic impacts


A Bridge Past COVID-19 UPDATE: Charting the Economic Cliff

How do degrees of risk exposure to COVID-19 differ by company, sector and geography? What will recovery patterns look like? What role will various factors of the economy play?

Download our latest report on the economic impacts of COVID-driven shifts and subscribe to receive regular updates from KPMG’s Office of the Chief Economist.


Contact us

Liam Walsh

Liam Walsh

Partner in Charge, Front Office Transformation, KPMG US

+1 312-665-3066

COVID-19 Reaction, Resilience, Recovery, New Reality

Visit the COVID-19 resource center for analysis, insights and perspectives across industries and business functions.

Visit the COVID-19 resource center for analysis, insights and perspectives across industries and business functions.