Inside Views

  • Japan Has an Enron Moment after Accounting Scandals

    July 29, 2015

    More than a dozen years ago, the U.S. experienced a rash of high-profile accounting scandals. Now it’s Japan’s turn.

  • NYSSCPA to host NextGen 2015 Conference on 7/31

    July 29, 2015

    Some of New York’s most ambitious young CPAs will gather in Midtown Manhattan this Friday for NextGen 2015, an annual interactive career development conference hosted by the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

  • A Kinder, Gentler Type of Hedge Accounting

    July 28, 2015

    Since the advent of Financial Accounting Standard 133 in 1998, financial statement preparers have been dealing with the onerous and complex requirements of hedge accounting, arguably one of the most complex statements that the board has promulgated.

  • Infographic: Most professionals don't feel prepared for post-college work, survey funds

    July 28, 2015

    As the most recent group of college grads earns their diplomas, they may not necessarily have everything they need to enter the working world. That's at least according to a new survey by Accountemps - a division of global staffing firm Robert Half - that found that more than half (56 percent) of accounting and finance professionals said they felt only somewhat prepared for their first job after graduation.

  • Anti-Fraud Collaboration Publishes Latest Fraud Study

    July 28, 2015

    The Anti-Fraud Collaboration, a joint effort of the Center for Audit Quality, Financial Executives International, the Institute of Internal Auditors and the National Association of Corporate Directors, has released the third in a series of case studies examining how to identify and stop accounting fraud in an organization.

  • Pathways to Growth: A Visionary of the Future

    July 28, 2015

    Jim Metzler is as close to a crystal ball as you’ll get

  • Concur announces partnerships with Lyft and HotelTonight

    July 28, 2015

    Concur, the leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions and services, announced on Monday partnerships with both Lyft and HotelTonight. The partnerships look to continue the company’s commitment to meet modern business travelers’ needs for on-demand services, while also providing finance and travel managers greater visibility and manageability for business expenses.

  • Back-to-School Shopping Patterns are Changing

    July 27, 2015

    The traditional summer ritual of back-to-school shopping is turning into more of a year-round endeavor, according to new surveys by Deloitte.

  • Deloitte supports 2015 Special Olympics World Games with five-year collaboration

    July 27, 2015

    Deloitte is supporting this year's Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles (LA2015), taking place from July 25 to August 2, 2015. Deloitte was closely involved in preparing the winning bid that brought the 2015 Special Olympics to Los Angeles and has committed pro bono services to aid in the planning and execution of the event.

  • Marvel Superhero Debt Squashed by IRS

    July 24, 2015

    Marvel Entertainment Group, the company behind the superhero comic books and hit movies, landed in Tax Court this week, and lost a battle against the Internal Revenue Service.


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