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December 2, 2022

Paul GIllis

Let’s Give Up on the PCAOB But Not on Regulating Auditors

Ed. note: Paul Gillis Ph.D, CPA is a Professor of Accounting at the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University in Beijing, China and co-director of its IMBA program. He is a former member of the PCAOB Standing Advisory Group, he also writes the China Accounting Blog and you can follow him on Twitter. He's not pointy-headed, […]

Ex Crazy Eddie CFO Is Picking a Fight With a Pointy-Headed Professor Right Now

Oh my, there's a fight on the Internet, you say? Tell me more. Memo to Paul Gillis PhD, CPA: Fraudsters need more apologists like you. $NQ — Sam E. Antar (@SamAntar) November 20, 2013 Memo to Paul Gillis PhD, CPA: Your stupidity in trying to explain $NQ's DSO and cash numbers show how ignorant you […]

The PCAOB’s Disappointing Deal with Chinese Regulators

As is its wont, the PCAOB has made a major announcement in very close proximity to a major American holiday. I've been assured in the past that this bad timing is not intentional, but from a PR perspective, it has the tendency to soften the thunder of an important message. But whatever, we'll go with […]

Anyone Wanna Try and Ballpark the Number of Auditor Resignations From Chinese-listed Companies for 2012?

Earlier today we learned that Deloitte resigned as the auditor of Daqing Dairy Holdings Ltd, a Hong Kong-listed Chinese company. It was notable because this is the second resignation for Deloitte in [counting on fingers] seven days! That's not good! The other one was "baby products maker" and licenser of Harry Potter and Bob the […]