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Accounting News Roundup: More From Deloitte’s New CEO; SEC Gives EY Partner a Second Chance; Better Talking and Listening | 02.10.15

Deloitte's first female CEO: 'Don't stand still' [Fortune]
Cathy Engelbert gave her first interview to Fortune and she talked about, what else, diversity and stuff: "What has Deloitte done to ensure an inclusive culture? We always strive to pick the best person for the job regardless of gender or ethnicity, but in order to ensure that our women and minorities are advancing, it is about sponsorship. It is about those partners that sat in that room and when an opportunity came up for a capability that I wasn’t strong in, offering me the role. That is the culture at Deloitte: To make sure we are all maximizing the capabilities that we have."

SEC reinstates former EY UK partner [Economia] 
Sort of. Christopher Kelly gets a second chance as a "
preparer or reviewer of US-listed companies’ financial statements" and his work has to be reviewed by the prospective company's audit committee. He still can't be an "independent accountant" after the SEC found he oversaw "deficient audits" of UK implant manufacturer TPC.

U.S. Is Seeking Felony Pleas by Big Banks in Foreign Currency Inquiry [DealBook]
They want these "symbolic" pleas from Barclays, JPMorgan, RBS and Citigroup. 

PwC maintains top of the accounting firms list [SLBJ]
In St. Louis, the Big 4, in order or size, are: PwC, RubinBrown, EY and KPMG.

How to Be More Assertive and Hold Your Ground in a Conversation [Lifehacker]
In short, don't be a pushover. And don't be a jerk. 

Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Better Listener [HBR]
Also important: caring about what other people have to say.

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