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  • Employers Offering Summer Fridays Doubled from 2015

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 15, 2017
    Whether leaving early or just taking the day off entirely, the number of employers offering some sort of summer Friday policy has jumped in recent years, going from 21 percent in 2015 to 42 percent in 2017. 
  • KPMG Settles Hiring Discrimination Suit

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 14, 2017
    Big Four firm KPMG has settled a suit with the U.S. Department of Labor over claims that it against 60 Asian candidates applying for associate auditor jobs at its Short Hills, NJ office. 
  • IRS Unveils New Features for Online Tools

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 14, 2017
    The IRS has rolled out new features for its online accounts since it first launched the service this past December. 

  • Marijuana Industry Embraces Bitcoin as Workaround to Banking Problems

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 13, 2017
    The multi-billion dollar legal marijuana industry is increasingly turning to the digital currency Bitcoin as a way to access financial services from which they'd previously been barred. 
  • Accounting Fraud at Fujifilm $140 Million Bigger Than Initially Thought,

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 13, 2017
    Japanese firm Fujifilm Holdings Corp said that a third party investigation found even more accounting fraud than was originally reported in April, ballooning its expected $199,976,480 adjustment to $340,962,000. 

  • Regulatory Roundup: June 7-13

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 13, 2017
    ​With so many regulators out there, it can be tough to keep track of all the decisions being made. This is the NYSSCPA’s regular series that collects relevant regulatory announcements from the past week, and puts them in one place to help you stay on top of the issues.
     
  • Speaker: Audit Interviews Cannot Be Mere Formality

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 13, 2017
    Salvatore A. Collemi, a CPA with extensive audit experience, said that auditors need to strengthen their soft skills, particularly when it comes to conducting interviews during the audit. 
  • SEC Appoints Two-Person Team to Head Enforcement Division

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 12, 2017
    Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin have been named as the co-heads of the SEC's Division of Enforcement. 
  • How to Get Your LinkedIn Profile Ignored by Recruiters

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 12, 2017
    Professional recruiters spend a lot of time reading through profiles on LinkedIn. In a recent article in FastCompany, some of them discuss the biggest mistakes they see in how people construct these profiles. 
  • House Passes Dodd-Frank Rollback

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 9, 2017
    The House of Representatives passed a bill that, if implemented, would roll back certain key provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.