NEOPHARM RETAINS BDO SEIDMANPharmaceutical concern NeoPharm Inc., a marketer of cancer treatment drugs, has engaged BDO Seidman as its new independent accountant, succeeding Big Four firm KPMG.

The Waukegan, Ill.-based company said that the decision to replace its auditor was approved by its audit committee.

In a filing, NeoPharm said that its former auditor's reports on its financials for 2005 and 2006 didn't contain any adverse opinions, and there weren't any disagreements over accounting practices.

INTEGRATED SILICON HIRES GRANT THORNTON

Integrated Silicon Solution Inc., a San Jose, Calif.-based semiconductor concern, has dismissed Big Four firm Ernst & Young as its auditor and engaged Grant Thornton as its new independent accountant.

Ernst & Young's reports on Integrated Silicon Solution's 2005 and 2006 financials didn't contain any adverse opinions, and there weren't any disagreements between Integrated Silicon Solution and its former auditor over accounting practices in those two years and up to the auditor's dismissal, according to a federal filing.

SPEEDWAY SELECTS PWC

Racetrack operator Speedway Motorsports has hired Big Four firm PricewaterhouseCoopers as its auditor, replacing Deloitte & Touche, which was dismissed.

No reason was given for the change.

The Concord, N.C.-based company, which operates tracks in several states, said in a filing that the change was initiated by its audit committee.

During the fiscal years ended Dec. 31, 2005 and 2006, and through the date of its most recent 8-K, there were no disagreements between Speedway Motorsports and Deloitte on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosure, or auditing scope or procedure.

J.H. COHN GETS LGL ENGAGEMENT

LGL Group Inc., a manufacturer of custom-made electronic components, has selected J.H. Cohn as its new auditor. Cohn succeeds Big Four firm Ernst & Young, which was dismissed.

The Greenwich, Conn.-based company said in an SEC filing that E&Y's reports on its most recent financials didn't contain any adverse opinions or disclaimers of opinion, or disagreements over accounting matters.

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