Wealth Advisory Services And Citizenship For Sale
On a recent foggy morning, I was surfing through the news channels when I came across a story on the BBC news channel about ‘citizenship for sale’ with several references to the United States EB-5 visa program which allows foreigners to invest in real-estate projects in exchange for a fast-tracked green card application.   The… (0 comment)

Who Will Watch The Watchers?
The reputation of KPMG, one of the Big Four accounting firms, took another hit recently, when it fired five partners, including the head of its audit practice in the United States, for “unethical behavior.” The firings come on top of existing questions about the firm’s policies and practices: KPMG has for years been the auditor… (0 comment)

Small Practice Success With LinkedIn
Six out of 10 independent practitioners say they believe social-media tools are valuable to their company’s growth, but most aren’t impressed by Twitter. Only 3% of the more than 800 practitioners who responded to the latest survey said Twitter had the potential to help them. Professional-networking service LinkedIn, topped the list with 41% of respondents… (0 comment)

Xero Selects Expensify for Internal Receipt and Expense Management
Expensify, the only travel & expense management solution employees ask for by name, today announced that it is the fastest growing ERP software worldwide according to the Gartner report, “Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2014,” published on March 31, 2015. According to the report’s data, Expensify was the fastest growing ERP software, globally, by…

Does Your SaaS Provider Publish Customer Lists?
A few weeks back, HR and financial management firm Workday.com sent a security advisory to customers warning that crooks were sending targeted malware phishing attacks at customers. At the same time, Workday is publishing on its site a list of more than 800 companies that use its services, making it relatively simple for attackers to… (0 comment)

Two of the Big Four Accounting Firms Join the Hyperledger Project
Deloitte and Ernst & Young are among the latest members of the blockchain collaboration along with China’s CITIC. Hyperledger, a collaboration creating an open source blockchain framework, announced that eight new members have joined the project. These are: Alphapoint, Change Healthcare, CITIC, Clause Inc, Deloitte, Ernst & Young LLP, FZG360 Network Co. Ltd and Schroder… (0 comment)