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February 3, 2023

Accounting News Roundup: Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Not Helping CFO’s Talent Hunt; EY Law’s Move in South Korea; Scientology’s Real Estate | 03.30.15

New Indiana ‘Religious Freedom’ Law Seen Hampering Hiring Ability [CFOJ]
The CFO of Indianapolis-based Emmis Communications doesn't need any additional barriers. " 'It’s already a challenge to us,' to convince talented young executives to move to the state’s capital, he said. If the law creates the perception that businesses can discriminate against homosexuals, 'I’m one big step behind.' "

Targeting South Korea: EY Law agrees new alliance as Asia-Pacific growth continues [LB, Earlier]
After acquiring Apex Legal, EY Law plans to increase the firm's headcount from 55 to 200 lawyers. EY Law plans to announce a Hong Kong presence by the end of the year.

Gazprom picks Russian auditor over PwC [Interfax, Earlier]
People suspect political motives.  

Audit says Maryland overbilled federal government $28.4M in health exchange launch [BS]
HHS auditors found a lack of oversight and internal controls. They recommended MD to refund the subsidy.  

Let’s celebrate the people who pay the highest taxes by naming post offices and schools after them [WaPo]
It's an idea!

A Guide to Scientology's Most Ostentatious Real Estate [Gizmodo]
In case you watched Going Clear last night and you need more on this, yes, tax-exempt organization.

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