We have a special request from someone preparing for sit-downs at Ernst & Young:
This just in:
They've been expecting this.
From the mailbag:
You know, just in case this made-up degree thing doesn't blow over.
Let's just get this initial discussion out of the way, shall we?
What did ex-Ernst & Young, ex-Pannell Kerr Forster, and ex-Deloitte employee Farhad Morishi have that you don't have? The dumb luck to meet and instantly befriend a wealthy Russian.
The troops are on a mission.
Proposed audit reforms in Europe, which include mandatory firm rotation and a ban on advisory services provided to audit clients, have been met with, shall we say, resistance:
Today marks the day that you're pulling out brackets again that just serves as a reminder of how horrible you are at picking winners. Accordingly, we'll dive right into round two of Going Concern March Madness 2012: The Coolest Accounting Firm.