CALIFORNIA

Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP, an international group of professionals providing audit and assurance, tax and transaction advisory services, and teamed up Marcum LLP, and participated as Gold sponsors of the ROTH Capital Partners 26th Annual Growth Stock Conference which was held from March 9-12, 2014 at The Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, Calif. … GBH CPAs PC also took part as a sponsor of the 26th Annual ROTH Growth Stock Conference. … Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to San Juan Capistrano-based Fluidmaster Inc. on its acquisition of Slovenia-based Kolektor Liv d.o.o.

COLORADO

EKS&H LLLP has has acquired Infolink Consulting, a technology company that implements valuable information delivery and business analytics solutions. Infolink, based in Denver, will be integrated with EKS&H’s current Business Technology Services offering.

GEORGIA

The College of Business Administration at Georgia Southern University will co-host its 2014 Fraud & Forensic Accounting Education Conference May 15 and 16, 2014 in Savannah, Ga. Accounting firm Porter Keadle Moore will sponsor and co-host the program. The event will be held in the historic district of Savannah, at the Hyatt Regency on West Bay Street. Approximately 16 CPE hours are available. For more information, and to register, visit http://pkm.com/events/fraud-conference/

ILLINOIS

KPMG Corporate Finance LLC has been ranked a leading global and U.S. mid-market investment bank on Thomson Reuters’ 2013 League Tables. It was the only firm among the Big Four to be ranked in the top 10 for U.S. Middle Market Completed deals.

NEW JERSEY

CohnReznick LLP was recently honored for its “Impressive Good Works” at the Chairman’s Reception hosted by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey.

NEW YORK

NCCPAP has set up a Memorial Fund for director Sheldon (Shelley) Kronowitz, who recently passed away. The services will be held on: Monday March 17th at 10:00 am At: Shuvah Yisrael messianic synagogue Location: 88 Southern Parkway, Plainview NY 11803 The Shiva will be held on Monday only after burial from 2:00-8:00 pm at: 24 Gun Lane Levittown, NY 11756 Donations can also be mailed to: Educational Foundation of the NS Chapter of NCCPAP 22 Jericho Turnpike, Ste. 110 Mineola, NY 11501. ... The annual New York Construction Awards, presented in cooperation with the New York Building Congress and industry partners, American Council of Engineering Companies of New York, and the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, and hosted by Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP, has been scheduled for June 19, 2014 and will take place at Bloomberg Headquarters in New York City. The event is designed to highlight rapidly growing and innovative Construction, Design, and Development companies and industry leaders, and will honor a select group of outstanding companies while providing an incredible opportunity to network with other industry colleagues and professionals. Applications for submissions will begin March 5, 2014 and will include five categories for awards.

OHIO

The Ohio CPA Foundation, The Ohio Society of CPAs’ charitable affiliate, has awarded $40,000 in scholarships to 20 accounting majors across Ohio. The Foundation offers college scholarships to students who: Are accounting majors enrolled at an NCA and/or AACSB accredited Ohio colleges or universities; Maintain a 3.0 GPA or better (overall or in accounting); and are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program as part of a plan to obtain 150 semester hours required for the CPA exam. The recipients were selected by the Foundation’s Statewide Scholarship Committee comprised of OSCPA members. More than 100 students applied for the 20 $2,000 awards.

TEXAS

Salmon Sims Thomas & Associates announced the relocation of its Arlington, Texas office into a larger office space nearly twice the size of its former location. The move is the result of significant growth in clients and the need for additional staff.

UNITED KINGDOM

The International Valuation Standards Council has gained sponsorship from BDO. BDO’s backing highlights the growing global support for the IVSC’s mission to promote confidence and public trust in the valuation process; thereafter restoring confidence in the financial markets. As a sponsor, BDO will provide financial support to the organisation enabling the IVSC’s vital work, but also actively contribute to the development and revision of the IVSC’s International Valuation Standards. In addition BDO will play a role in the IVSC’s work to build a high quality professional framework around the world.