International Firm News:
WTP Advisors has opened an office in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The new office is comprised of Elbert Vagedes Abogados and Associates, an international legal counseling, accounting, tax and business services firm, and will be led by Matías Vagedes, who is a partner at the firm.
ACL, Vancouver, has launched ACL GRC, the first data-driven, cloud-based governance, risk management and compliance solution. ACL GRC integrates risk management objectives with data-driven analysis and decision making. The solution replaces shared-drive and fragmented technology approaches to GRC management, while promoting best practices, communication and alignment of disparate GRC functions across the organization.
Union Power CPAs Co. Ltd, Beijing, is the newest member of the independent accounting and consulting firm network.
Arora & Bansal, New Delhi, is the newest member of the independent accounting and consulting firm network AGN International.
United States Firm News:
Armanino LLP, San Ramon, has been named the Best Place to Work by the San Francisco Business Times.... San Bernardino Valley Enterprise Zone, the tax incentive program, has redesigned its website and launched a new online vouchering and management system. The vouchering and management system allows CPAs and tax consultants to file EZ hiring tax credit vouchers electronically for the first time. Prospective users can get started by visiting http://sanbernardino.enterprisezonesoftware.com.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board is looking for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations to take part in a field study on disclosures in notes to financial statements. If you know of any interested parties have them register for the study at www.fasb.org.
Fuoco Group’s Steven Dohan and Eric Donner hosted a workshop on risk on May 22, 2013, in the Miami office. The seminar focused on a number of risks including: liquidity, market, taxation, longevity, health, inflation, legacy and returns.
BerryDunn’s Employee Benefits advisors offered a complimentary webinar on May 29, 2013, called “Employee Benefit Hot Topics: What you need to know.” The webinar provided insights applicable to CFOs, plan administrators, HR directors, fiduciaries, and others responsible for day-to-day administration of employee benefit plans.
KPMG LLP teamed up with CFO Research and launched an eight-week research series to investigate how fiancé executives should examine technology to get the right information at the right time. The study found that CFOs are ready “to empower their finance organization and their C-level peers to make better business decisions aligned with a broader enterprise strategy.” … GKG CPAs participated in the American Heart Association Tri County Heart Walk on May 5, 2013 at Lake Welch Beach, Harriman State Park. The company donation goal was $6,000, which the team surpassed and raised over $8,200 to go toward vital cardiovascular research and education. Last year the Tri County walk brought in more than 3,000 participants and $365,000.
Hughes Pittman & Gupton LLP, Raleigh, announced its sponsorship of Southeast BIO –a regional nonprofit organization to help promote entrepreneurship of the life sciences industry in the Southeastern U.S.
SS&G Parkland Consulting LLC and Supply Chain Edge finalized their strategic alliance agreement which was designed to help manufacturers and distribution companies maximize their operational and financial performance.
BookKeeping Express, the franchise focused bookkeeping services, opened its first office in Katy, Texas.
Kolb+Co. SC, Brookfield, is hosting its 4th Annual Action Day! On Friday, May 31, 2013, the firm will be volunteering from noon to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Approximately 300 employee hours will be donated to support the Urban Ecology Center at Washington Park.
Be sure to e-mail your firm announcements to Tamika.Cody@sourcemedia.com with 'Firm News' in the headline.
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