September 29, 2022

Accounting News Roundup: Florida’s Lawsuit Against Deloitte; PKF Hawaii Partner in Big Trouble; Naming Emotions at Work | 04.06.15

Trial begins in state's $850-million suit vs. Deloitte [TD]
Claims from the damages from eight hurricanes drove three Florida insurance companies out of business. The state alleges that Deloitte & Touche's audits should have discovered the shortfall in capital.

Accounting firm partner charged with theft, money laundering [HSA
Patrick Oki is the managing partner of PKF Hawaii. He became the OMP when Grant Thornton sold its Honolulu office to PKF in 2010.  

Toshiba Drops Most in a Year as Accounting Probe Started [Bloomberg]
Sounds like they're having some issues with their percentage-of-completion accounting.

The Importance of Naming Your Emotions [DealBook]
Especially at work, "naming our emotions tends to diffuse their charge and lessen the burden they create." 

How To Tell Inconsiderate Clients You'll Be Extending Their Returns [Tony Nitti/Forbes]
Tony Nitti has written a good email template for you to use.

Starbucks Exec Apologizes For Accusing Bay Area Man Of Being Chinese Spy Trying To Steal Trade Secrets [CBS]
This was pre-#RaceTogether.

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