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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Humanitarian arm of Syrian opposition stumbles at audit hurdle

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Auditors have been unable to trace $1 million in aid spending by Syria's Western-backed opposition, highlighting how hard it is to build viable alternatives to the institutions of President Bashar al-Assad's war-torn state. The...
  • Monrovia defense workers say they were forced out after ICE audit

    Monrovia defense workers say they were forced out after ICE audit
    When Raymundo Lazaro showed up for a shift last week at Vinyl Technology Inc., a Monrovia defense contractor that has employed him for the last 18 years, his boss took him aside. Lazaro, an immigrant from Mexico who came to the country illegally 23...
  • Tesco-style accounting risks well known in retail industry

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco Plc's disclosure of huge accounting mistakes over contracts with its suppliers shocked industry analysts and executives, but not because they didn't realise the potential for disaster. On the contrary, they assumed that...
  • Frankfurt exchange's China dream turns to nightmare

    FRANKFURT/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - When Deutsche Boerse set off eight years ago to lure Chinese companies to Germany with fast listings and low fees, it dreamed of one day landing a giant like Alibaba . But as the New York Stock Exchange basks in the $22...
  • Board of Equalization headquarters move not yet justified, audit says

    Just days after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation allowing plans to be developed for a new headquarters for the State Board of Equalization, the state auditor warned Thursday that the state has not yet prepared a properly supported analysis...
  • PG County schools CFO resigns amid insurance fraud charges

    PG County schools CFO resigns amid insurance fraud charges
    The chief financial officer of Prince George's County public schools and his wife resigned Monday, after the Maryland Insurance Administration found that the couple committed fraud on their personal insurance. The school system is also ordering...
  • Fallout continues over 'million-dollar mistake' at Hollywood City Hall

    Fallout continues over 'million-dollar mistake' at Hollywood City Hall
    City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark was in the hot seat Wednesday, with some commissioners saying she should lose her job over what critics are calling a "million-dollar mistake" made by her staff. Critics are still demanding answers two weeks after...
  • Pension spiking could cost CalPERS nearly $800 million

    SACRAMENTO — A legal way to increase pensions by boosting the final pay of retiring state and local government workers could drive up public employee pension costs in California by as much as $796 million over the next 20 years, the state controller...
  • Companies win federal contracts while flouting labor law

    RALEIGH, N.C. Robert Malick has weathered plenty of uncertainty in the 22 years he's run a multimillion-dollar heating and air conditioning firm. His secret to success: Follow the money and the people who can get it. To do it, his company, Southern...
  • David Lowenthal, partner, Plante Moran

    David Lowenthal, partner, Plante Moran
    David Lowenthal has been named partner at the Chicago office of Plante Moran, an accounting, tax and consulting firm. Lowenthal, 48, specializes in the taxation of tax-exempt entities. He is an audit committee member of the MS Society Illinois chapter, an...
  • Minimum wage hike backers seek support of North Side aldermen

    Minimum wage hike backers seek support of North Side aldermen
    Supporters of a $15 minimum wage in Chicago will embark on a North Side bus tour this morning to rally outside the offices of two aldermen they want to back their proposal, plus a McDonald's restaurant to highlight the plight of low-wage workers. The...