Former AAA president James Don Edwards dead at 94

The emeritus professor of accounting at the University of Georgia, a member of the Accounting Hall of Fame, died Nov. 21 in Athens, Georgia.

Former AAA president James Don Edwards dead at 94


Deutsche Bank accounting head probed over EY Wirecard audit

Deutsche Bank AG’s top accounting executive, Andreas Loetscher, is being investigated over his role as the auditor of Wirecard AG while he was with his former firm, Ernst & Young, two people familiar with the matter said.

Deutsche Bank accounting head probed over EY Wirecard audit


House will vote on bill restricting Chinese firms listed in U.S.

The House is set to vote on bipartisan legislation that would impose restrictions on Chinese companies listed on U.S. exchanges, including requiring certification that they’re not under control of a foreign government.

House will vote on bill restricting Chinese firms listed in U.S.


TurboTax maker Intuit wins U.S. antitrust nod for Credit Karma

Intuit Inc., the software company behind TurboTax, won U.S. antitrust approval for its $7.1 billion takeover of personal finance website Credit Karma Inc.

TurboTax maker Intuit wins U.S. antitrust nod for Credit Karma


The next stimulus should aim for a broad-based, inclusive recovery

Economic experts believe the current surge is not enough to stop continued losses incurred by various segments of economy.

The next stimulus should aim for a broad-based, inclusive recovery


Scaling New Heights heads to Texas for 2021

The mammoth accounting technology conference will be held in Fort Worth in 2021, on June 20-23.

Scaling New Heights heads to Texas for 2021


People & firms on the move: RubinBrown adds tax partner

Thomson Reuters announces Synergy conference award winners; CohnReznick publishes Opportunity Zone guide; and more CPA news.

People & firms on the move: RubinBrown adds tax partner


Pathways to Growth: Expanding in the time of COVID

Firms need to adapt their business development efforts to the reality of the pandemic.

Pathways to Growth: Expanding in the time of COVID


IIRC and SASB plan merger for next year

The International Integrated Reporting Council and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board said Wednesday they intend to merge into a single organization to be called the Value Reporting Foundation by the middle of 2021.

IIRC and SASB plan merger for next year


Mnuchin plans to put $455B beyond Yellen’s easy reach

The Treasury secretary will put the unspent CARES Act funding into an account that his presumed successor will soon need authorization from Congress to use.

Mnuchin plans to put 5B beyond Yellen’s easy reach