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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Ambitious Intern Totally Prepared to Make the Leap to Deloitte CEO Like Tomorrow

If you recall, we wondered out loud last week who might take up the esteemed chair that will soon be missing Joe Echevarria's ass. As we know, current CFO Frank Friedman will at least keep the chair warm...
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Sex and Professional Ethics, Round 2

In case you need to be caught up, the controller at Ventas and the audit partner at EY were banging. So Ventas fired their controller, and Ventas fired EY, and EY fired the audit partner. EY also said...
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Accounting News Roundup: Have An Inversion Your Way; Curb Your Entrepreneur Enthusiasm; Staying In Touch Without Being Weird About It | 08.25.14

Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons [DealBook]Have it your way, BK: "If completed, the deal would mean Burger King’s corporate headquarters would move to Canada, raising the specter of yet another...
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Footnotes: Kount the KPMG Hats!; GOP War Over Taxes; A Sandwich Held Hostage | 08.22.14

Kaption this. Great showing by #TeamPhil and @KPMG_US at @TheBarclaysGolf today. #LetsGoLefty! pic.twitter.com/njdLyP4uT1 — KPMG Mickelson (@MickelsonHat) August 22, 2014  You can't stop Roddy Boyd,...
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Who Will Be the Next CEO of Deloitte?

Last Friday we learned that Deloitte CEO Joe Echevarria had decided to call it a career after 34 years at the Green Dot. The news came as a bit of surprise, especially since Joe is only 57 and would be...
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