The health of the US financial markets and investors are dependent on auditors fulfilling their critical gatekeeping function. While the Sarbanes-Oxley Act led to great improvement in financial reporting, it didn’t go far enough to ensure auditor independence, says Laura H. Posner of Cohen Milstein.
Two recent federal appeals court cases involving the US Securities and Exchange Commission have rocked the world of administrative law. They also have shown that it’s time to restore the separation of prosecutorial and adjudicative powers, say New Civil Liberties Alliance’s Peggy Little and Kara Rollins.
A tax on financial accounting, or book, income puts Band-Aids on perceived tax flaws instead of fixing them. Congress should simply amend the tax code they created rather than fashion an entirely new system of patchwork, say the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Fabio Gaertner and the University of North Carolina‘s Jeff Hoopes.
Kristin Bagull has joined Dykema Gossett PLLC as a member of the taxation and estates practice group in Chicago, the firm announced Monday.
Allison Stelter has rejoined Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP as a counsel in the business tax group in the Richmond, Va., office, the firm announced Thursday.
Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz has hired three staff accountants and two audit staff accountants across its Pennsylvania offices, the firm announced Thursday.
Registration has now opened for the first virtual 2022 Fall Tax Exempt Organizations Symposium, which will be held Sept. 8, the American Bar Association announced Friday.
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