Community News news August 2010

Community News

Hedge fund investors sue Ernst & Young over fraudulent auditing practices

Five investors who lost millions of dollars following the collapse of a Plano, TX-based hedge fund in 2008 filed a lawsuit against Ernst & Young LLP last week that accuses the Big Four accounting firm of fraud during its time as the fund’s auditor.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of August 23

Following is the latest roundup of firm news for the week of August 23, 2010.
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Company announcements: Week of August 16

Following is the latest roundup of firm news for the week of August 16, 2010.
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Newly merged EisnerAmper becomes 14th largest accounting firm in nation

Eisner LLP and Amper, Politziner & Mattia, LLP have announced that they have combined their practices to form EisnerAmper LLP. The newly formed entity will be the 14th largest accounting firm in the United States.
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INSIDE Public Accounting reveals top 100 U.S. accounting firms

The Platt Group, the publishers of INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), recently released its 20th annual report on the nation’s Top 100 accounting firms.
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Averett Warmus Durkee merges with Osburn, Henning and Company

CPA firms Averett Warmus Durkee and Osburn, Henning and Company, both based in Orlando, Florida, recently announced that they have merged practices.
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Company announcements: Week of August 9

Following is a roundup of firm news for the week of August 9, 2010.
A&A

Michael R. Bell & Company joins Wipfli

Partners and associates of Washington State-based Michael R. Bell & Company, PLLC, have joined Wipfli LLP, an international CPA firm headquartered in Milwaukee.
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CBIZ acquires retirement plan consulting firm South Winds

CBIZ, Inc., recently announced the acquisition of South Winds, Inc., a Baltimore-based retirement plan consulting firm doing business as Benexx. The agreement became effective August 1.
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It's not easy being green

Earning a Green Business League certification is an involved process – this is intentional so that only those companies committed to the process walk away with a certification. Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd., a professional CPA firm, is the first accounting firm to earn the Silver Certification.
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Company announcements: Week of August 2

Following is a roundup of firm news for the week of August 2, 2010.