Now That The Cloud Is Mainstream, Where Do Hipster Accountants Go From Here?
Five years ago, hipster accountants were all over the cloud. We were working on clients’ books from coffee shops and Xero was this sketchy startup from New Zealand that no one had heard of. There were meetups and secret forums filled with the cloud elitists and, almost everyone in the scene had beards (except me, […]
Will the Foreclosure Settlement Result in Collateral Damage at the Big 4?
Earlier today, a settlement was reached between federal regulators, led by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve, and ten banks over foreclosure abuses. Over the past week or so, the New York Times has been reporting that a settlement was expected, imminent and today it was announced that the […]
SCOTUS Rules PCAOB Unconstitutional; Auditors’ Lives Will Continue to Suck
What does this mean (besides the fact that more than a few partners are eating their hats, shaving their heads, coming to work naked, etc.)?
The Board itself is not unconstitutional and thus will continue operating (sorry E&Y) so it’s not going anywhere. The problem is, Congress will have to get involved in order to and who knows what the brain trust will cook up.