Accounting News Roundup: If It Can Happen at Tesco...; Pot Taxes on the Ballot; Unused Vacation at 40-year High | 10.24.14
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 09:02
Tesco and accounting Feeding the beast [The Economist]This sums it up nicely: "That Britain's premier retailer, one of the most widely held stocks that is followed by almost 50 analysts can restate...
Accounting News Roundup: Things at Tesco Manage to Get Worse; More Firms Starting Family Offices; KPMG Strategy | 10.23.14
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 09:39
Tesco scraps profit outlook as accounting black hole deepens [Reuters]Well, this is unexpected: "Tesco reported a bigger than expected hole in its finances on Thursday after finding accounting...
Accounting News Roundup: Grant Thornton CEO's Next Role; Bad Behavior at Tesco; SEC Audit Client Q3 Winners and Losers | 10.20.14
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 09:49
Grant Thornton LLP names Chipman senior vice chair [GT]SC will take the role in January when Mike McGuire succeeds him as CEO. Tesco accounting probe finds "inappropriate behaviour" by staff -...
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 13:02
It's time once again for the ritual that is closing the books on Going Concern's prior month. Enjoy!
Accounting News Roundup: AbbVie Changes Mind on Inversion; Stop the 'I'm SO Busy' One-upping; Buffett's 'Huge Mistake' | 10.16.14
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 09:54
AbbVie Board Recommends Shareholders Reject Shire Acquisition [DealBook]Treasury's move to discourage inversions appears to have worked in this case: "AbbVie and its board of directors made this...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 12:10
If you remember, that is. Personally, I do. The job was with a boutique CPA firm and they offered, and I accepted, $43k. This was 2003.
Accounting News Roundup: KPMG Confesses Lack of Diversity; PwC Looking to Hire Some People; Bribing an IRS Auditor Still a Bad Move | 10.14.14
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 09:52
In Comcast Controversy, Fired Customer Won’t Get Job Back [PhillyMag]
Accounting News Roundup: Farewell to the Double Irish?; Another Development in Another OT Lawsuit; "Accredited Investor" Could Use an Update | 10.13.14
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 11:04
We're observing Canadian Thanksgiving so we'll be on an abbreviated schedule today. If you see anything worth our attention, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Footnotes: PwComcast Fiasco Continues; Putting the 'EY' in Seth Meyers; Giving Negative Feedback | 10.10.14
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 18:07
L-3 Reveals Subpoenas, Impact From Accounting Review [WSJ] EY Global Public Policy Chief: 'The West Hasn't Got LGBT Rights All Figured Out' FYI.
Belated #TBT: Thanks to Ibanez v. Florida Board of Accountancy You Can Proudly Advertise Your CPA *and* CGMA
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 16:17
For those of you that can't bear the thought of only having three letters behind your name: This June marked the 20th anniversary of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that remains of interest to the...