Free CPE: High Impact Excel: Data Validation Edition

View the Webinar Follow this link to register or access the recording. After this seminar has passed, the recording will still be available. CPE CREDIT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO LIVE ATTENDEES ONLY. Event...
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Three Ways Public Accounting Firms Could Replace Performance Evaluations

This week I spent some time at Sage Summit in Las Vegas, an event for CPAs and entrepreneurs who want to learn how to make their small businesses better, or alternatively, just want an excuse to party...
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Accounting News Roundup: Finding Irregularities; Your Boss’s Work-Life Balance; New KPMG Jacksonville Honcho | 07.31.14

FTI Consulting Names New C.F.O. [DealBook]As well as new HR and "Strategy and Transformation" Chiefs. British Fraud Office Reaches Second Settlement in Inquiry Over Icelandic Bank [DealBook] Will Grant...
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Accounting News Roundup: KPMG’s Run of Good Legal Luck Continues; Accountant on a Boat; Grover Norquist Selfie | 07.30.14

2 KPMG Units Dodge Madoff Investor Suits [Law 360 (Sub)]All those legal expenses are worth it! "A New York state judge has dismissed allegations that auditing houses KPMG International and KPMG U.K. committed...
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Accounting News Roundup: Inversion Winners; Meet Some SEC Whistleblowers; Cleaning Up the James Brown Estate | 07.29.14

Banks Cash In on Mergers Intended to Elude Taxes [DealBook]Someone's got to: "Investment banks are estimated to have collected, or will soon collect, nearly $1 billion in fees over the last three years...
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Help This Big 4 Alum-Turned-PhD-Candidate with Her Homework (By Taking a Survey)

Recently, a PhD candidate contacted us about helping with her dissertation. That sounds strange since neither Adrienne nor I have any interest in working more than we do already and this sounded like work....
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Accounting News Roundup: Inversion with a Spin; Performance Ratings Death Watch; Rich Guy to Sue Grant Thornton | 07.28.14

Obama Could Invoke An Old Law To Stop Companies From Leaving America To Save On Taxes [Reuters]I'm sure no one would notice: "President Barack Obama could act without congressional approval to limit a...
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Crony Links: Screwing Up Delegation; Great Accountants; Discussing Pay

These links are brought to you by Dewey, Cheetum & Howe. Open Items Messed up on recruiting season AccountingWEB The 16 Ways to Screw Up Delegation AWEB Forums Qualities of a Great Accountant The...
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Accounting News Roundup: KPMG’s New Audit Clients; Earnings Management; Mark Cuban’s Not Crazy About Inversions | 07.25.14

KPMG, Marcum Lead Pack in New Audit Clients for Q2 [AT]Small wins: "Interestingly, neither firm led the way in new market cap audited, new assets audited, or new audit fees. Ernst & Young topped the...
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Accounting News Roundup: Agree to Disagree on Inversion Legislation; Accidents Happen in Life at Deloitte; Americans Suck at Math | 07.24.14

Obama Administration Presses for Retroactive Legislation on Tax Inversions [DealBook]Everyone in Congress agrees that they can't agree on tax reform so a quick fix on inversions is necessary. Unfortunately,...
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