The Path to Strategic Asset Management

Companies today look for ways to gain more control and accuracy when it comes to fixed asset data. Fixed assets can represent a significant sum on the balance sheets. This white paper introduces best practices...
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Footnotes: Blow the Whistle; Quality of Our People; Get More Done in Fewer Hours | 10.20.14

Jury Awards Trinity Whistleblower $175 Million in Guardrail Suit Pays better than whistleblowing to the SEC even [WSJ] Oil falls below $86 as oversupply, global economy worries weigh As a CPA, you should...
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The Stupid But Wealthy Athlete’s Guide to Not Getting Ripped Off

Wealthy athletes are easy to scam. Really easy. Not all athletes know how to handle a fortune. Wealthy athletes are good at playing sports, not managing their millions. We financial types who know how...
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AICPA to EEOC: Classifying Partners as Employees Might Cause Full Destruction of Capital Markets

I could summarize the press release we just got on this but I think it's better if I quote the AICPA directly: In a letter to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the AICPA asked commissioners...
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AICPA Seeks to Better Weed Out Losers, Misfits with Evolved CPA Exam

The people who matter in the profession are all in the same room this week of the fall meeting of Council, which is going down in Boston, MA this year. You'll be catching lots of little buzzwordy bits...
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Accounting News Roundup: Grant Thornton CEO’s Next Role; Bad Behavior at Tesco; SEC Audit Client Q3 Winners and Losers | 10.20.14

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 - reports...
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Footnotes: Morgan Stanley Goes Shopping; Canceled Debt; Obama Gets Declined | 10.17.14

Morgan Stanley, armed with cash from fixed income dump, goes shopping [Reuters] Collaborative workspaces are definitely a thing now [Boston.com] Big banks start charging clients for euro deposits [MW] Feds:...
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Let’s Watch This Audit Senior Quit His Job in the Most Fabulous Way

When you've spent the last four years of your life wasting away in an audit room, it's freeing to know you're on your way out. You may write and subsequently delete several angry farewell emails, or, if...
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Fired PwC Employee Is Suing Comcast But Not to Get His Job Back

Conal O'Rourke will not go quietly into that dark night without a fight, folks, he just wants you to know that. In case Comcast wasn't aware of that fact, he has filed a lawsuit. Gawker has the story: Conal...
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EY Now Hazing New Hires With the Awful EY Anthem

Our tip box has been abuzz with the EY Anthem (yes, it's a thing) over the last few days. Shaking our heads in disbelief, we tried to ignore it but the tips just kept coming in. Well, now we know where...
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