Withum's building in Princeton, N.J.
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NYSSCPA hosts NextGen conference; CAQ commemorates SOX with video series; and more news from across the country.
CALIFORNIA
Haskell & White, Irvine, was named one of the Best Places to Work in Orange County for the sixth consecutive year by the Best Companies Group and the Orange County Business Journal, conducting a two-part survey and audit process to determine the winners.
CANADA
Alvarez & Marshal announced the completion of a refinancing for environmental and industrial services provider Vertex Resource Group, Alberta, advising on a combined $65.5 million refinancing with three different lenders.
GREECE
UnityFour and Pistiolis-Triantafyllos & Associates, Greece and Cyprus, have entered a collaboration agreement with Andersen Global to become collaborating firms of the global association, operating as two offices.
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ILLINOIS
Mueller & Co., Chicago, was admitted as a member firm of international network PKF International.

Sikich, Naperville, released a 2017 Manufacturing Report, which revealed manufacturers are optimistic about their industry and the U.S. economy but concerned with the ongoing struggle to find qualified workers. This third annual report is available here.
MARYLAND
Rosen Sapperstein & Friedlander is moving its Ownings Mills headquarters office to Towson, to a mixed-use building on York Road in downtown Towson. The office will open in December.
Withum's building in Princeton, N.J.
NEW JERSEY
WithumSmith+Brown, Princeton, is expanding its offerings to include finance transformation and CFO solutions, as part of its advisory services practice and to be spearheaded by Deep Gujral, principal, who recently joined the firm. The group focuses on servicing the startup and investor communities.
NEW YORK
The New York Society of CPAs’ Foundation for Accounting Education hosted a 2017 NextGen Conference on July 24 in Manhattan, an interactive career development conference that was simulcast to affiliated young professional gatherings in Albany, Newburgh and Syracuse. The forum focused on strategies for advancement, networking and leadership.
OREGON
Inavero, Portland, provider of service quality research In the accounting and professional services industries, announced the 2017 Best of Accounting Award winners, honoring firms that demonstrate commitment to service quality. The winning firms are: Armanino LLP; Crowe Soberman LLP; DS+B; EisnerAmper LLP; GGFL; Herbein + Company, Inc.; Lindquist LLP; MarksNelson LLC; MGO; Mowery & Schoenfeld, LLC; Noble Accounting LLC; Osborne Rincon, CPAs; Perkins & Co; PKF Texas; Radix Accounting; Rehmann; Schneider Downs; Sensiba San Filippo; Stern Cohen; and Thompson Greenspon. The winning firms, and client satisfaction ratings and testimonials, are featured on BestofAccounting.com.
PENNSYLVANIA
Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz, Camp Hill, received a 2017 When Work Works Award, recognizing employers of all sizes across the country that excel at offering a variety of top-rated employee initiatives such as work-life fit policies and flexible scheduling.
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SINGAPORE
3E Accounting International Network is expanding, so that the global accounting firm now reaches 50 countries, a milestone achieved six years after the network was established.
VIRGINIA
CliftonLarsonAllen has teamed up with PIEtech, Powhatan, the creator of financial planning software MoneyGuidePro, to provide financial planning services to new and existing clients.
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WASHINGTON, D.C.
The Center for Audit Quality partnered with the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society released a series of videos commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The series, divided into six chapters, is available on the CAQ’s website and is coming soon to the virtual museum and archive of the SEC Historical Society.