The Spirit of Accounting

Remembering Abraham Briloff and his love for the truth


On Dec. 12, 2013, Professor Abraham Briloff passed away at the age of 96, thus taking from us a man who was a giant of our profession because of his long-standing advocacy for truth in accounting. As history shows, his stances often provoked negative responses from many who failed to comprehend that they needed to change their behavior for the good of others, and for their own good as well.

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