CALIFORNIA

Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP has opened its new office in Los Angeles office. … JLK Rosenberger has launched a new insurance niche blog called, SSAP Chat. The blog is the first of its kind to be published by an accounting firm to focus solely on the regulatory, statutory and business challenges faced by insurance companies.

CONNECTICUT

The Financial Accounting Standards Board announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the 2015 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy. The FASB staff is responsible for the ongoing development and maintenance of the Taxonomy applicable to public issuers registered with the SEC. The GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy contains updates for accounting standards and other improvements to the official Taxonomy previously in use by SEC issuers.

MARYLAND

KatzAbosch has launched a new website dedicated solely to our government contracting niche. KatzAbosch GovCon can now handle all aspects of higher-level support in contracting with the government. The new website showcases our team, comprehensive list of services, timely alerts, current news and events, industry affiliations and client testimonials. Check out www.katzaboschgovcon.com

NEW YORK

“Smarter,” “faster” and “better” are key desires of the modern internal audit organization. Deloitte introduced a new advanced analytics platform to offer internal auditors a comprehensive way to support the end-to-end audit process combined with state of the art data visualization, risk sensing, and analytic techniques. … MaxMyInterest has added the new feature, Consolidated Tax Reporting, to its innovative cash optimization service. The feature will make it easy for investors to prepare for tax time — imagine being able to automatically compile all of your 1099-INT statements into a single PDF. … The 15th Annual NYU/KPMG Tax Lecture Series will explore the theme “Is the U.S. international tax system really broken?” The symposium, to be held on Tuesday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at New York University School of Law, New York City, will feature presentations, panel discussions, and debates by speakers from academia, the tax profession and the U.S. government. The keynote speaker will be Mark J. Mazur, Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury. There is no fee to attend the event. Registration is encouraged as soon as possible as the registration site will close once all seats are taken. For further details, contact Maribell Wiscovitch at Maribell.Wiscovitch@nyu.edu or 212-998-6156, or register online. The program is presented by the NYU School of Law Graduate Tax Program and KPMG LLP’s tax practice.

TEXAS

GBH has refreshed its website and created a new logo. Visit www.gbhcpas.com to get a glimpse of the new look. … Sanford, Baumeister & Frazier was recently named 2015 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business, Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group, was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Texas, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. The 2015 Best Companies to Work for in Texas list is made up of 100 companies.

VANCOUVER

ACL, the company that is transforming audit and risk, announced it is hosting “Audit Management Re-Imagined,” a traveling roundtable series where senior level internal audit, compliance, and risk management professionals will discuss innovative technology, bold approaches, and new thinking on how audit leaders can better support business goals and have positive financial impact. The series will travel to three major technology centers, kicking off in San Jose, Calif., on March 18, continuing to New York City on March 25, and ending in Vancouver on April 2.

VIRGINIA

BookKeeping Express has closed a $5.8 million Series A round of funding. The financing was led exclusively by Paulson Investment Company, a leading investment firm focused on high-growth companies, with offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Portland and New York. …

 

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