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Accounting News Roundup: Grant Thornton CEO’s Next Role; Bad Behavior at Tesco; SEC Audit Client Q3 Winners and Losers | 10.20.14

Grant Thornton LLP names Chipman senior vice chair [GT]
SC will take the role in January when Mike McGuire succeeds him as CEO.

Tesco accounting probe finds "inappropriate behaviour" by staff – reports [Reuters]
They found the patsies.

KPMG chair tours Detroit [Crain's]
John Veihmeyer and the rest of the HoK board of directors and management committee hosted a bit of pep rally for C-level types, discussing "opportunities and challenges of doing business in Detroit."

KPMG and KLJ Are Tops in New SEC Clients [AT]
On the losing end, we have EY and PwC who dropped net 8 and 4 clients respectively.

Here's a new word that Barry Melancon made up [Twitter]

"Douchebag": The White Racial Slur We've All Been Waiting For [Gawker]
Hey, it's something.

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