The PCAOB’s first posted adjudicated disciplinary order of 2011 called for the permanent bar of an accountant that continued to practice despite the expiration of his license in 2008 and permanently revoked his firm’s registration.
The most active accounting firms on the acquisition front have had a good to very good track record in terms of retaining the gained SEC registrant clients in deals closed in 2008 and 2009 based on ANR’s recent analysis of accounting firm M&A data and acquired SEC clients.
I said it when the forerunner to Accounting Ethics …. And The Near Collapse of the World’s Financial System written by Michael Pakaluk and Mark Cheffers came out, and I feel even stronger about this book: smart accountants will make it an essential part of their personal “business bookshelf,” while the smartest accountants will actually take it off the shelf and read chapters periodically.
John Dean was awarded the AICPA’s 2010 Public Service Award.
The annual award recognizes members of the AICPA who have made significant contributions to their communities.
Ernst & Young appointed Maria Pinelli as the new Global Vice Chair for the Strategic Growth Markets practice.