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What if your company is run by a psychopath? Or a sadist? Or someone nacrissistic or Machiavellian? And not in the hyperbolic, steam-blowing-off way that employees might characterize a supervisor with whom they don't get along. Like, someone who literally has these psychological traits, someone who would be positively diagnosed with these things if they were evaluated by a medical professional?
Not every relationship works out, and that includes the ones that professionals can have with clients. Like other relationships, sometimes it's clearly one breaking up with another, and sometimes it's more of a mutual decision. Sometimes it's a "not you, it's me" situation, and other times there is an "it's absolutely you" situation. Either way, when losing an important client, what are some things to consider when looking at where exactly things went wrong--or if they even went "wrong" to begin with.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been seeing far too many cases where what is clearly a joint venture filing, instead, as a foreign business, presumably because the filing requirements are easier, according to Compliance Week. Specifically, the SEC has been seeing situations where joint ventures that were 50 percent owned by a U.S.
A second former PWC employee is now facing charges in Luxembourg in connection with a massive leak that exposed deals orchaestrated by the Big Four firm to allow multinational corporations to set up addresses in the landlocked country for, according to Bloomberg, no business purpose other than tax avoidance.
A new Bitcoin exchange is set to open today, and what makes this one different than its predecessors is it has regulatory backing in half the states in the U.S. according to CNBC. Called "Lunar," it currently has about $106 million in funding, as well as support from the New York Stock Exchange, among other high-profile backers. The new exchange was created by California-based company Coinbase, which offers Bitcoin storage and conversion services for its users.
Edwin J. Kliegman, a co-founder of the top 20 firm Marcum LLP, has died, according to Accounting Today.
A couple of months ago, we blogged about London Mayor Boris Johnson, who was being pursued by the IRS. The service said that Johnson, who was born in New York and left the U.S. at age 5, owes the country more than $160,000 in taxes on the profits he got from selling his London home.
Banks in London and New York plan to simulate a massive cyber attack on their computer systems later this year as part of the joint war games run by the respective governments, according to Bloomberg. Part of a new program that arose as a result of the hacking of Sony Corp. last year, the exercise will test the resilience of the banks’ security.