Free CPE: The Cutting-Edge Accounting Office

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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Accounting News Roundup: Suitors of Chiquita Are Second Banana to Inversion; Accounting Trouble at Alibaba; How ISIS Uses Taxes | 08.15.14

Chiquita Rejects Unsolicited Offer and Will Proceed With Inversion [DealBook]Cutrale Group and the Safra Group are second banana to Fyffes: "[I]n a letter to Cutrale and Safra, and a news release, Chiquita...
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Combining the Flexibility of Public-Cloud Apps with the Security of Private-Cloud Data for the Finance Industry

This white paper explores technologies that combine the flexibility of public cloud apps like Salesforce and Box, with the security and compliance of a private cloud. When deployed as part of an end-to-end...
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Footnotes: PwC Gets Into the Law Business; The Bongs’ Great Idea; Post This | 08.14.14

Diversity of services key in changing accounting industry This will definitely end well [WCBJ] Atlanta accountant and three others charged with insider trading Four men were charged with insider trading,...
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Twitter’s Latest 10-Q Is a Perfect Example of Why No One Wants New Lease Accounting

We all know Twitter -- like a lot of "successful" tech companies -- isn't exactly making profits hand over fist despite decent revenue but did you know how bad their lease situation is? Spoiler alert:...
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Do You Work a Secret Second Shift Job at Home?

Are you one of the chosen few picking up extra hours on the side? I'm not talking moonlighting, I'm talking picking up where you left off when you left the office. A recent BloombergBusinessweek lifestyle...
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#TBT: The XYZ Credential Was the CGMA of Its Day

I don't know about you but back in 2001, the last thing I cared about was the AICPA as I was too busy trying to squeeze the last bit of free-flowing money out of the spectacularly collapsed dot com bubble...
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Now Would be a Good Time for Closeted Gay Partners to Come Out

According to this recent piece over at the Wharton Knowledge blog, it's starting to look like just a matter of time before a Fortune 500 CEO gets the balls (or, ovaries, if applicable) to come out of the...
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Accounting News Roundup: EY’s Role in Gowex Fraud; The SEC’s Plumbers; Accounting for America | 08.14.14

A Takeover Battle That May Put Tax Inversions to the Test [DealBook]The battle for Chiquita Brands gets fierce: "The unsolicited offer by the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group for Chiquita Brands International...
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Footnotes: Portland’s Top Accountant Is MIA; Deloitte Feeling Ideal; PCAOB Ready to Name and Shame | 08.13.14

City of Portland's top accountant placed on administrative leave Why? Who knows. [Oregonian] Sam Antar isn't the only one who likes to mess with IRS scammers [Fox 4 DFW] Craft beer: Tastes great, fewer...
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