Accounting News Roundup: Deloitte Rock Stars; Another Audit Committee Chair in Trouble; Grant Thornton Works the Phones | 03.28.14

Ex-Finance Director of Dewey & LeBoeuf Says Its Chairman Feared Audit [DealBook]
This isn't looking good: "Francis J. Canellas, the former finance director of the bankrupt law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, who pleaded guilty this year to taking part in a scheme to manipulate the firm’s financial statements, told New York prosecutors that the firm’s former chairman, Steven Davis, had been nervous before meeting with an auditor to discuss the firm’s 2010 finances."

How Deloitte Engages Their Creative Employees Through Rock N' Roll [Forbes]
Apparently there's a qualifying round for Big 4 Battle of the Bands. 

Audit Committee Chairs Beware!

It's nice when the DYNAMIC clients just up and call you.

Abuse victims who file separate returns are eligible for premium tax credit [JofA]
Comes via IRS Notice 2014-23.

Taco Bell President Says Canada Will Get Breakfast 'When You Take Justin Bieber Back' [HuffPo]
It's about time someone got creative in the battle to ban Bieber.

Uintah County woman uses bacon in alleged arson attempt [KSL]
Cameo Adawn Crispi, sporting a 0.346 blood alcohol content, was seeking revenge on her ex: "Crispi's ex-boyfriend called Naples police March 14 to report that he'd received 'multiple phone calls and texts" from her in an hour and wanted it to stop, according to charging documents. He also said he did not want her at his home. An officer went to the home. He said Crispi was obviously impaired and there was smoke coming out the front door. 'I asked to come in and observed a wood stove left open with a fire burning inside and hot coals on the floor around the stove," the officer wrote, noting that he also found a cookie sheet loaded with a pound of bacon sitting on top of the kitchen stove. 'I observed the burner to be on the setting "High" and the bacon to be severely burned and smoking badly,' the officer wrote."
 

 

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