After nearly seven years since the first concept release, the SEC approved the PCAOB's rules for disclosing the names of audit engagement partners and other participating firms.
And because this is 2016, he tweeted it:
What is the worst inventory observation you've ever done? My coworker once counted grain and had to scale the enormous storage vat and look down into it. That wouldn't work for me.
If you have career aspirations to be a partner at an accounting firm, achieving the status of a "non-equity partner" might not be what you had in mind.
In case you needed another crummy datapoint to help illustrate the gender disparity at the partner level in the accounting profession, this finding from the AICPA's Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee CPA Firm Gender Survey should do the trick:
Huh. This looks familiar.
Grant Thornton deified 50 new partners on August 1st, according to a firm press release.
Another month, another set of closing jokes.
It's New Year's Day in the EY universe which means a new partner class.
Maybe you heard, but the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that same-sex couples would be allowed to marry in all 50 states. It was an enormous victory for civil rights and serves as a reminder that America can still get something right.