December 07, 2008
As its website states, "KPMG LLP is recognized globally as a premier provider of Audit, Tax, and Advisory services."
The history of the 1720 South Sea Company financial bubble is documented here. Reminiscent of current events, "The crisis significantly damaged the credibility of the King and the Whig Party."
A lamia is "a monster or one of a group of monsters of Greek myth, sometimes represented as half woman and half serpent and reputed to devour or suck the blood of children."