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Community Service Is a Responsibility BKD Takes Full Throttle

During the monthlong festivities that preceded this year's Indianapolis 500, Ted Dickman saw a lot of smiles – not only on the faces of those who organized and participated in the events, but on the faces of those who attended the events.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of June 3, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of June 3, 2013.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of May 27, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of May 27, 2013.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of May 20, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of May 20, 2013.
Education & Careers

May Day: Retiring Texas Accounting Professor to Give Commencement Speech

After a forty-three-year academic career – the last thirty-four of which were spent as professor, chairman, and dean in the department of accounting at the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business – Robert May, PhD, will be addressing 2013 graduating Master in Professional Accounting (MPA) students one last time.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of May 6, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of May 6, 2013.
Practice

Merger Gives Marcum Foothold into Real Estate Industry

In an effort to expand its real estate practice, New York City–based national accounting and advisory firm Marcum LLP has merged with Cornerstone Accounting Group, a real estate accounting and assurance firm also based in Manhattan. Financial details of the merger were not disclosed.
Education & Careers

Women CPAs to Host Virtual Accounting Conference in May

The Second Annual Ultimate Accounting vCon will be held on May 16-17 in the comfort of participants' own offices. The Cloud-based Ultimate Accounting vCon is the brainchild of Michelle Long and Sandi Smith Leyva, two popular accounting industry speakers.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of April 29, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of April 29, 2013.
Education & Careers

CGA-Canada Reenters Unification Talks with CPA Canada

The Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) has returned to talks aimed at unifying the accounting profession in Canada under the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) banner.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of April 22, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of April 22, 2013.
Practice

How a Firm Makes the Vault Accounting 50

This is the fourth year that Vault has released its top fifty rankings. During the summer and fall of each year, Vault determines which firms should be included in its initial pool of candidates.
Practice

Mix of Old and New Comprise 2014 Vault Accounting 50

Vault.com released its 2014 Vault Accounting 50, a ranking of the fifty best accounting firms in the nation to work for. The survey asked more than 7,900 accountants to assess their peer accounting firms on a scale of one to ten based on prestige and quality of life factors.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of April 15, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of April 15, 2013.
Community News

Cold CPAs, Warm Hearts – North Carolina Firm Takes Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Most CPAs simply grab an extra cup of coffee to steel themselves for another grueling day during tax season. But this February, associates from Davenport, Marvin, Joyce & Co., LLP tried a much more "stimulating" approach to jump-start their day.
Practice

CPA Firm Draws Humor from Taxes

If you're at the point in tax return season when you're tearing your hair out – and who could blame you? – you might appreciate one firm's attempt at whimsy. On April 10, the accounting firm of Drucker & Scaccetti presented a special exhibit entitled "Finding Humor in Taxes."
A&A

KPMG Resigns as Herbalife and Skechers Auditor Over Alleged Insider Trading

KPMG LLP has resigned as auditor at the nutritional products maker Herbalife Ltd. and the footwear retailer Skechers USA Inc. because a senior partner at the accounting firm who was involved with their accounts was being investigated for insider trading.
A&A

KPMG Fires L.A. Partner Over Alleged Insider-Trading Tips

The partner in charge of KPMG's audit practice in Los Angeles was fired immediately after the firm learned late last week of the partner's involvement in providing nonpublic client information to a third party and using the information in stock trades involving several companies.
Education & Careers

Mike Sabbatis Joins Doc.It's Board of Directors

On April 9, 2013, Doc.It, an industry-leading provider of a powerful and scalable full suite of document management products for accounting professionals, announced that Mike Sabbatis was elected to Doc.It's board of directors.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of April 8, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of April 8, 2013.

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