Community News news October 2008

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Crowe Horwath LLP marks 20 years in Columbus

Public accounting and consulting firm Crowe Horwath LLP (formerly Crowe Chizek and Company LLC) is celebrating 20 years in Columbus. Crowe is one of the top 10 accounting firms in the U.S. Crowe's Columbus office opened in 1988 as the firm's first location in Ohio. Today, more than 150 Columbus Crowe personnel provide assurance and financial advisory, tax, risk management and performance services to public and private company clients across many industries including manufacturing and distribution, banking, retail, private equity, construction, and non-profit.
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The harder they fall: Will the Big Four survive the credit crunch?

Rob Lewis, Practice Editor of our sister site, wonders from across the pond whether the events in America will determine the fate of the Big Four.Ever since Arthur Andersen left the market after its scandalous role in the fall of Enron, people have been asking how long it will be before another big firm follows suit. The (UK) Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has been trying ever since to make sure that the Big Four will be protected if found guilty of similar negligence.
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NACVA CEO named to 'Most Influential' list

Accounting Today, the business magazine for the tax and accounting community, has recognized Parnell Black, CEO of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People." This is the ninth consecutive year Accounting Today has recognized Black in its survey. Black co-founded NACVA in 1991 and has grown the association to over 6,500 members in 17 years.


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