"In the News" Weekly Archive 

JPMorgan investment chief out (CNNMoney)

Three former GE affiliate executives convicted of fraud (Thomson Reuters)

FASB clarifications include plans for qualitative disclosures for financial instruments (Journal of Accountancy)

Cook insider admits fraud, implicates former pals (Star Tribune)

Best Buy founder leaving chairman role after CEO probe (Reuters)

Welsh public audit Bill ‘unbalanced’, says auditor general (Public Finance)

White House: JPMorgan Debacle Underscores Need for More Oversight (Fox Business)

WEEK ENDING MAY 11, 2012

JPMorgan Loses $2 Billion on Unit’s ‘Egregious Mistakes’ (Bloomberg)

UNC Charlotte: 350,000 SSNs exposed in decade-long data breach (IT World)

Rebekah Brooks Appears At U.K. Ethics Inquiry – video (The Wall Street Journal)

SEC head: 'Obviously' focused on J.P. Morgan trade (MarketWatch)

Ex-IRS Employee Sentenced for Tax Fraud (Accounting Today)

Enzyte Fraud Victims to Get $24M in Payback (Reuters)

China Tells Big Four Audit Firms to Hire More Chinese Partners (Accounting Today)

China Orders "Big Four" Auditors to Restructure (Reuters)

Certified Fraud Examiners Release 2012 Report (Forbes)

Corporate Governance Council Releases Risk Governance Guide (Channel News Asia)

Green Mountain Founder Feeling Burned by Stock Flap (Reuters)

Blech, Convicted of Fraud in 1998, Pleads Guilty in New Case (Bloomberg)

Prison Sentence for Storekeeper Who Trafficked in Food Stamps‎ (Minnesota Public Radio)

Banker Guilty of Fraud (Suffolk News-Herald)

Foreign-bribery crackdown focuses on more than 100 companies (SmartBrief)

SEC Hires Investigator to Probe Complaints About Watchdog (Businessweek)

U.S. audit watchdog reports progress in China (SmartBrief)

Sidestepping Rotation, Dodd-Frank, Sallie Mae: Compliance (Businessweek)

Auditor-General: Take action on misuse of govt money (Malaysia Star)

Whistle-Blowers Said to Be Ignored by U.S. FAA as Hazards Linger (San Francisco Chronicle)

FSA fines Mitsui Sumitomo £3.5m for IT and governance failings (Computerworld UK)

Wells Fargo says it may face fair lending claims (Reuters)

Deutsche Telekom Gets EU Antitrust Complaint on Slovak Unit (Businessweek)

US-Chinese auditing agreement discussed in Beijing (Proformative)

Exclusive: After McClendon's trades, Chesapeake board gave blessing (Reuters)

Corporate Boards Concerned about Reputational Risk (AccountingToday)

PCAOB Contemplates Its Next Move on Improving Audit Quality (Compliance Week)

Yahoo CEO apologizes in memo, board meets: source (Reuters)

Grassley Faults Slowness of IRS Whistleblower Office (Accounting Today)

IASB proposes package of IFRS amendments (Journal of Accountancy)

Yahoo facing shareholder showdown over CEO's fate (San Jose Mercury News)

Namibia: Anti-Corruption Commission Probes Rössing (allAfrica)

ICAI finds irregularities in operations of MNC audit firms (The Economic Times)

FinCEN Reports Going Paperless (FinCEN News)

Cost-Benefit Analysis Puts the Brakes on Dodd-Frank (Businessweek)

 

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