CONNECTICUT

Citrin Cooperman sponsored the Joint Dinner of the Design and Construction Industry put on by the Architect Institute of America CT Chapter in late February. The event featured a speech by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy.

 

FLORIDA

Kaufman, Rossin & Co., Miami has been named No. 1 among large companies in the South Florida Business Journal's Best Places to Work for a record-breaking sixth time.

 

GERMANY

Tax and business advisory firm WTP Advisors (Deutschland) GmbH has opened an office in Munich, which will be led by Tobias Isensee.

 

ILLINOIS

Grant Thornton LLP, Chicago, has released a new paper on lease accounting, Are all leases created equal? It's available online at the firm's Lease Accounting Resource Center

 

MARYLAND

Staff from Weyrich, Cronin & Sorra Chartered, Lutherville and Bel Air, are participating in a tax season event painting murals that will be donated to local hospitals. Each of the two offices has three canvas boards with drawings of cartoon-like sea creatures on them. The teams in the offices had to agree on the background color scheme and then were free to paint their canvas any way they wanted. The three canvas boards, when hung side-by-side will create a mural.

 

NEW YORK

Deloitte Consulting LLP, New York City, received awards in the Transaction/Event-Driven Category and the Corporate Social Responsibility Category at the inaugural Association of Management Consulting Firms Awards. The firm was also a finalist in the following categories: Business Strategy, Developing Markets, Finance and Risk Management, and Technology Transformation. ... Ernst & Young LLP, New York City, received awards in the Change Management Category, the Finance and Risk Management Category, and the Developing Markets Category at the inaugural Association of Management Consulting Firms Awards. Separately, the firm also released a study with GreenBiz Group, Six growing trends in corporate sustainability, which is available here. ... Holtz Rubenstein Reminick is sponsoring the IncubateNYC initiative, a Harlem-based start-up incubator and early-stage investment firm. The firm will mentor Harlem-based technology entrepreneurs with advice on accounting, tax, and business structure. ... Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP, New York City, has been named the Best North American Accounting Firm for the second year in a row in the annual Hedgeweek Awards. Winners are selected based upon votes by Hedgeweek's nearly 41,000 subscribers, who include individual and institutional investors as well as managers and other industry professionals. ... KPMG International has released its annual global CFO study, From Keeping Score to Adding Value

 

OHIO

Skoda Minotti, Cleveland, has its sixth Neo Success Award from Inside Business Magazine.

 

TEXAS

On Saturdays until April 14, the Houston CPA Society will provide free tax preparation assistance to nonresident students and scholars from colleges and universities in cooperation with Neighborhood Centers Inc. CPAs wishing to help can come to the University of Houston's University Center, Bayou City Room 202 on campus at 4800 Calhoun, at 9 a.m., March 17, for basic training. This is the 14th year the society has operated this tax preparation site for students. Taxpayers who do not qualify for free help can get referrals to society CPAs by visiting www.houstoncpa.org and completing the registration form, or by calling at (713) 622-7733.

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