The idea that the SEC or PCAOB or UK's FRC are vetting the deal or will quash it is naive. EY will muck it up before that's even necessary.
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We're working on the trailer and are interested in talking to subscribers who might want to participate in the project.
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Smaller audit firms have always worked around China's laws regarding workpaper sharing with U.S. colleagues and the regulators. They're not the only…
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It's not easy for whistleblowers to sue and then overcome motions to dismiss and summary judgment, to bring a big corporation to trial and, potentially…
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Something strange happened to Amazon in 2021 but perhaps it's just pandemic effect and not a break in its monopoly power over vendors
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Today's EY is not yesterday's pre-split Arthur Andersen, says Jim Peterson, and the long-term rewards of a potential split-up are iffy at best…
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How much is too much to pay for a strategic acquisition of a hot company, tech or trend? Almost everyone gets away with it unless they have to say…
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The crypto industrial complex has certainly given the markets one shiny object after another. Is it just a hype game?
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I was asked to be a guest on two podcasts recently. I hope they provide info and ideas you can use.
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Are you an academic who will be attending the AAA meeting in San Diego?
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Let's try this again: The SEC opens up the comment period, again, on a rule that should have been finalized at least ten years ago. Will this ever end?
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Here's a guest post from my friend and colleague in critiquing the accounting profession, Jim Peterson. I've added a few notes and references to his…
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