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Review Comments | 10.28.09

spreadsheet-mug.jpgAuditing Firms Should Pay Closer Attention to Spreadsheets – That’s according to a person who is no an auditor. [Web CPA]
McKinsey Begins Internal Probe in Galleon Case – According to McK, this their first problemo with securities law violations. Traditions are meant to broken anyway. [WSJ]
House Plans to Roll Out Its Health Care Bill on Thursday – Please end this. [Prescriptions/NYT]
Picard says $21.2bn lost in Madoff schem – That’s not so bad. [FT]
Sam Zell: ‘With some reasonable luck,’ Tribune Co. will exit bankruptcy in early 2010 – We’re disappointed, Sam. [CT]
CIT Takes $4.5 Billion Loan, Shunning Icahn Offer – CIT “wasn’t confident in the solidity of Mr. Icahn’s proffering”. [DealBook]

spreadsheet-mug.jpgAuditing Firms Should Pay Closer Attention to Spreadsheets – That’s according to a person who is no an auditor. [Web CPA]
McKinsey Begins Internal Probe in Galleon Case – According to McK, this their first problemo with securities law violations. Traditions are meant to broken anyway. [WSJ]
House Plans to Roll Out Its Health Care Bill on Thursday – Please end this. [Prescriptions/NYT]
Picard says $21.2bn lost in Madoff schem – That’s not so bad. [FT]
Sam Zell: ‘With some reasonable luck,’ Tribune Co. will exit bankruptcy in early 2010 – We’re disappointed, Sam. [CT]
CIT Takes $4.5 Billion Loan, Shunning Icahn Offer – CIT “wasn’t confident in the solidity of Mr. Icahn’s proffering”. [DealBook]

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Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for cadbury_egg.jpgCadbury and Kraft turn sweet on deal – Kraft finally put up a number that wasn’t an insult. [FT]
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