Unfounded Crackpot Theory of the Day: Did Joe Echevarria Want to Stick It To Deloitte?

We've clearly got an Above Top Secret member hanging around the tip box this afternoon: The real unanswered question regarding Echevarria at Deloitte - I can understand that he wanted to announce that...
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SEC Names a New Chief Accountant, You’ll Never Guess Where He Worked Before

Did you like that lame Upworthy headline? Did it get you to click on this? Sorry about that, you're about to be disappointed. The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it has named James Schnurr...
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Audit Partners Will Definitely Be Named, We Just Don’t Know Where or How

This from ProPublica: In a letter dated August 15, Jeff Mahoney, the general counsel for the Council of Institutional Investors, a nonprofit that represents investment organizations with more than $3 trillion...
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How to Succeed with DAM

“The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.” — John D. Rockefeller The question I hear most often from clients in all industries is how do I “succeed”...
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Accounting News Roundup: EY Meets Key and Peele; Inventory Problems; Don’t Save Work for Later | 08.26.14

Burger King to Buy Tim Hortons for $11.4 Billion [DealBook]BK is off to Canada with a little help from WB: "Burger King Worldwide agreed on Tuesday to buy the Canadian restaurant chain Tim Hortons for...
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Footnotes: HP to Sue Deloitte; Future King of Accounting Makes Plans; Very Bad Accountants | 08.25.14

This Irish lad has high hopes of striking it rich in accounting He might consider slumming it for PwC if he must: "My preferences are KPMG, Deloitte and Accenture," said Peter, who would also consider...
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Hedge Funds Whoring It Up With Accounting Firms Because They Have To

Well this is interesting. You know KPMG is sitting back saying "who is the joke of the Big 4 NOW, biatch?!" Anyone could have snapped up Rothstein Kass, but KPMG got there first. As it turns out, hedge...
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The Name of EY’s New Audit Tool Implies Audits Belong in the Louvre

As a creative, right-brained type myself, I realized very early on in my time in CPA review that the CPA exam was less a test of knowledge and more a test of a person's left brain to process and spit out...
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5 Questions to Consider Before Launching a DAM Initiative

In a world with increasing numbers of rich media assets and a diverse set of distribution channels, organizations are taking a closer look at rich media management tools like digital asset management (DAM)....
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This Advice From an EY Leader Should Not Be Taken Literally

Partners, CEOs and chairmen are great for all kinds of wonderful advice -- por ejemplo: "be who you really are" -- but sometimes the line between good advice and too soon bro is easily crossed. Case in...
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